The original documents turned up by the RCMP investigation into Mike Duffy pull back the curtain on Harperland, and reveal a landscape that's profoundly unethical.
Democracy Watch calls for transparency in the Wright-Duffy situation in order to ensure that Canadians can be confident there is no partisan influence.
When CBC first contacted Party officials, while preparing the story, the officials did not deny the story. They only said that recourse to such a fund was normal operating procedure.
It is the height of hypocrisy for the Conservatives to introduce anti-worker bills in the name of so-called transparency and accountability while the public is learning the existence of a secret fund.
Democracy Watch released the response from the PMO/PCO that delays responding to the Access to Information Act request for the number of times federal the Ethics Commissioner has contacted them.
The focus on Duffy should not be allowed to detract from the central role of the Prime Minister and the Prime Minister's Office in this affair.