‘Be careful’: Parti Quebecois urges corruption inquiry to show prudence after this week’s ‘sensational’ testimony

National Post | News

MONTREAL — The Parti Quebecois government has fired off a warning that the province’s ongoing corruption inquiry to be careful, as its testimony spirals off onto a damning and unpredictable path.

Both Premier Pauline Marois and her deputy premier issued similar messages as they left a caucus meeting today: Marois said the judicial inquiry should show some “prudence,” and her deputy premier Francois Gendron urged it to “be careful.”

That message was delivered as sensational testimony this week veers off into unexpected areas, and it isn’t just tarnishing the old Charest Liberals.

Liberal justice critic Gilles Ouimet said Marois, in commenting on the work of the commission, was violating the separation of powers between the executive and the judiciary, the Montreal Gazette reports.

“It’s unacceptable,” Ouimet said, calling on Marois to retract and to pledge she will not interfere with the commission.

Jacques Duchesneau, Coalition Avenir Québec MNA for…

View original post 410 more words

Categories: Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Post navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: