Former Harper cabinet minister Vic Toews found guilty of conflict-of-interest violations - 2017-04-21

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F49.png Former Harper cabinet minister Vic Toews found guilty of conflict-of-interest violations April 21, 2017, Marie-Danielle Smith, National Post

OTTAWA — Former Conservative cabinet minister Vic Toews broke conflict of interest rules by "switching sides" after leaving office, Canada's ethics commissioner has found.

Toews retired from politics in July 2013, having served as public safety minister and senior regional minister for Manitoba under Stephen Harper's majority government. In March 2014, he was appointed as a judge on the Court of Queen's Bench in Manitoba.

In a 35-page report released Friday, commissioner Mary Dawson concluded Toews contravened the Conflict of Interest Act on two counts after leaving Parliament Hill, and before he became a judge.

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{{cite news | first = Marie-Danielle | last = Smith | title = Former Harper cabinet minister Vic Toews found guilty of conflict-of-interest violations | url = https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/former-harper-cabinet-minister-vic-toews-found-guilty-of-conflict-of-interest-violations | work = National Post | date = April 21, 2017 | accessdate = February 16, 2020 }}