Brad Blair, who questioned appointment of Ron Taverner, fired as OPP deputy commissioner - 2019-03-04
TORONTO – An Ontario Provincial Police deputy commissioner who expressed concerns about a friend of the premier's being appointed the province's top cop has been fired.
A spokeswoman with the provincial police says Brad Blair was fired Monday morning.
"At the direction of the deputy minister of the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and as approved by the public service commission, Deputy Blair was terminated this morning," said Staff Sgt. Carolle Dionne. "We weren't provided any details as to the reason for the termination."