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on February 5, 2024 in World News

Rules around gifts and trips “not sustainable,” Conservative MP says

By Quinn Patrick Conservative MP Michael Barrett said he would like to see the rules surrounding acceptable gifts and trips for Members of Parliament to be reexamined in the wake of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s controversial Jamaican vacation. Trudeau accepted an $80,000 trip to Jamaica over the Christmas holidays, paid for by Peter Green, a man Trudeau claimed to be an old family friend. Canada’s interim ethics commissioner said that the vacation did not violate any rules and confirmed that Trudeau checked with him before accepting the gifted accommodation from his friend. “He consulted us, and we advised him,”...

By Quinn Patrick Conservative MP Michael Barrett said he would like to see the rules surrounding acceptable gifts and trips for Members of Parliament to be reexamined in the wake of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s controversial Jamaican vacation. Trudeau...

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