Self-Dealing Worth $217,000

The chair of a federal foundation last night acknowledged she voted to award her own company a $217,000 grant at taxpayers’ expense. Annette Verschuren, chair of the Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology, testified at the Commons ethics committee she did not consider it improper: “I think you need a refresher on what a conflict of interest really means.”

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