Custom Search

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Mulroney Behaviour "Inappropriate" says Oliphant

Brian Mulroney at an interview with Heather Re...Image via Wikipedia

Hoss Cents Free Money Magazine is not surprised that Justice Jeffrey Oliphant found that former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney “failed to live up to the standard of conduct that he himself adopted in the 1985 ethics code.” and that he acted in an inappropriate way when he accepted a cash payment reported to be either $225,000 or $300,000 depending on whose version you choose to believe.

Oliphant made it very clear that Mulroney's conducted himself in a manner that was consistent with a person who was trying to hide the fact that an transaction occurred between him and lobbyist Karlheinz Schreiber. There was no contract, or any documentation to confirm an agreement between the two parties. All evidence suggests Mr. Mulroney was trying to conceal that he received money from Mr. Schreiber.

On tree separate occasions Mr. Mulroney received envelopes stuffed with cash and he did not record these monies, deposit them or when given the opportunity disclose that these events took place. Oliphant specifically referred to the testimony Mulroney gave under oath in 1996 in connection with his lawsuit against the federal government as an example of Mulroney's failure to disclose these transactions.

It is estimated that the Canadian taxpayer is on the hook for $16 million, (the estimated cost of the inquiry). This figure includes $1.8 million for Mulroney’s lawyers.

Now that it has been shown Mr. Mulroney was less than honest, the question is, what happens to the $2.1 million Mulroney received as a settlement of his libel suit against the federal government? Opposition members of the Canadian Parliament have called for the Government to take steps to recover the $2.1 million.

The Hoss agrees with Mr. Oliphant conclusions that at the very least Mr. Mulroney acted in an inappropriate manner.
Reblog this post [with Zemanta]
Stay on Track,Money Magazine HossNext Hoss Cents Free Financial Money Magazine Post:Return to previous post from Mulroney Behaviour "Inappropriate" says Oliphant

1 comment:

  1. In that case we could consider that value of money is all in the trust of men and that the fault is in the offense for this trust, not in the quantity nor in the amount of goods to which money can be compared.


Stock Ticker


The Hoss is not a financial adviser. This blog is a reflection of his personal opinion, experience and financial choices. For financial assistance, please consult a licensed financial services professional.

The contents of are provided for informational and entertainment purposes only, and should not be construed as advice. This material is not intended to provide, and should not be construed as providing individual financial, investment, tax, legal or accounting advice.

While the information shared on this website is believed to be accurate and reliable, the owners/operators of this website specifically disclaim all warranties, express, implied or statutory, regarding the accuracy, timeliness, and/or completeness of the information contained herein. Individuals leaving comments on this site are solely responsible and liable for the contents of their comments. Because this website is intended to provide general information only, you should discuss your specific needs with a qualified licensed financial services professional.

Links to other websites are for convenience only, and are independent from No liability is assumed for any inaccuracies in the information or for the content of any linked websites. No endorsement or approval of any other products, services or information is expressed or implied by any information, material or content referred to or included on, or linked from or to this website. No liability is assumed for incompatibility, non-suitability, viruses or other destructive/disruptive components on or from such websites.