The message intended for CAQ members’ office staff was sent to Liberal, Solidarity and PQ employees.
The Liberal Party did not consider it a joke and complained to the Commissioner of Ethics and Ethics alleging that the CAQ had used National Assembly resources to prepare for the next election campaign.
The commissioner, Me Ariane Mignolet, confirmed on Friday afternoon that an investigation had been launched into the matter.
The paper, with the National Assembly letterhead, was sent by Caroline Dassault, Continuing Education Coordinator and Research and Development Consultant at CAQ. It explains how to place ads in a political context, facilitating and using voter participation on the ballot
Colist, Computer directory of party supporters.
Mark Danis, Press Secretary, CAQ Parliamentary Section, is one of them
Summary of Training on Media Placement for Our Constituency Office Staff Internal Document from Parliamentary Section. Mass mailing, he said, a
A source who does not have the authority to speak on behalf of the party adds that the appointment of the media in question affects the activities of the deputy and thus falls within the scope of his role in the National Assembly.
In a letter to the Ethics Commissioner, LaFontaine Liberal MP Mark Tangwe wondered if the CAQ did not violate the code of ethics of MPs.
I bring to your attention my questions about the potential violation of Article 36 of the Code: “The deputy uses state property, including property leased by the state, as well as services provided. The state allows it to dispose of and use it for activities related to its office exercise”, He writes
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The document also asked MPs’ employees to submit their media placement plan by February 15.
Without waiting for the fall of Prime Minister Franకోois Legalt, some in the opposition need to wonder whether they are thinking of calling an early election in the spring.
The Prime Minister has already publicly stated that he will meet on October 3, 2022, the current election date – echoing the Coquist source today.