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Hazel McCallion’s shady behaviour could have led to $11 million in savings for her son

Hazel “Haters Gonna Hate” McCallion once voted in favour of a motion that could have cut the fees charged to developers—and netted her son $11 million in savings. The vote happened while McCallion was already scheming on behalf of her son, behaviour that led to an inquiry into her conduct. Although McCallion moved the motion herself and declared no conflict of interest, the incident somehow escaped the inquiry’s report. But while McCallion has avoided any legal ramifications, it’s been suggested that she basically got off on a technicality (the laws governing conflicts of interest are exceedingly narrow). Though, as we’ve said before, it’s likely none of this matters for McCallion anyway. Read the entire story [Toronto Star] »