Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Conservative Justice Ministers "never briefed" on Airbus matter

Or so the Ministry of Information says:
Internal federal documents reveal the secrecy and sensitivity with which the Conservative government is handling allegations involving Brian Mulroney and the Airbus affair.

Briefing notes obtained by The Canadian Press advise two cabinet ministers to say that they were never briefed about the matter.

The notes were prepared for Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and his predecessor, Vic Toews.

Correspondence records show that one bureaucrat suggested to his political bosses that they remain silent to avoid fuelling the scandal.
After all, why say anything when you can say nothing at all? The motto for this Conservative government...:)