Fed Aid For Senator’s Firm

A Liberal-appointed senator holds shares and stock options in a firm that received more than $3 million in direct federal subsidies including ongoing government loans, the Senate Ethics Office yesterday disclosed. Senator Colin Deacon (Independent-N.S.) could not be reached for comment. Subsidies for the company Deacon founded included a federal grant approved while he was a director, shareholder and Senator all at the same time: “I’m a big believer…”

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