From the Carleton Newsroom…

Government official held secret meetings, gave advice to pro-tax haven lobby group

Leaked documents from the IFC Forum, a lobby group funded by 11 of the world’s biggest offshore law firms, reveal unreported meetings with senior Canadian officials.

Context is important in determining if the code was breached, said Robert Shepherd, a professor of public policy at Carleton University.

“The words used may appear controversial, but they are borderline in terms of being within the spirit of the various codes of conduct,” Shepherd said.

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