Ethics commish won't investigate Guergis (UPDATED)

Says unspecified allegations don't concern her office

The House of Commons ethics commissioner has decided not to pursue an investigation into allegations against former Conservative cabinet minister Helena Guergis. Mary Dawson’s office was made aware of unspecified allegations against Guergis by officials in the PMO’s office last week, and has responded that Dawson is “not in a position to proceed with an inquiry under the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons or an examination under the Conflict of Interest Act, but she will continue to monitor the situation.” Meanwhile, the RCMP wouldn’t say whether they have launched an investigation into Guergis’s activities but have confirmed Stephen Harper’s office relayed a matter to them.

Canadian Press

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