July 19, 2024
So far, two senior public servants have been suspended as part of the investigation and GC Strategies has been suspended from bidding on other government contracts.

RCMP says it has ‘multiple investigations’ into ArriveCan, procurement; commissioner mum on details

OTTAWA – RCMP Commissioner Mike Duheme told MPs on Tuesday that his force has investigations underway probing the ArriveCan scandal, but declined to provide any details about them, including precisely what police are looking into and when they might have finished their investigating.

Testifying before the House of Commons committee on public accounts, Duheme confirmed there were several investigations connected to government procurement, but he said the RCMP would not be sharing any information about them.

“The RCMP has multiple investigations underway into these matters. The principle of police independence is fully respected through all investigations,” he said.

Opposition MPs asked Duheme for details about whether anyone connected to ArriveCan had been arrested or charged, whether there had been search warrants served, information about who had been interviewed, and whether the RCMP is investigating government officials or contractors.

Duheme said he could not say anything about where the investigations were headed.

“We look at investigations whether there is merit to it and once we begin investigations we maintain the integrity of that investigation,” he said. “I’m not going to comment on the avenues that we are investigating.”




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June 19, 2024 10:04 pm

Call me when they start executing search warrants at Liberal MP’s offices (including the PMO) and their private residences. Until then……