Where are they now? Saulie Zajdel - Macleans.ca

Where are they now? Saulie Zajdel

The former Conservative candidate is arrested in Montreal

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Defeated in the 2011 election as a Conservative candidate, Saulie Zajdel was later found to be working in Montreal for the federal government. In response to an order paper question, James Moore confirmed that Mr. Zajdel was a “regional advisor to the Minister of Canadian Heritage in the minister’s regional office in Montreal, and an exempt staff member.” More about Mr. Zajdel’s situation was explained last spring before Mr. Zajdel resigned, saying that he did not want to be a distraction.

This morning, Mr. Zajdel was arrested by Quebec’s anti-corruption unit, alongside the mayor of Montreal.