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Linchpin in 'NAFTA-Gate' to Step Down

Canadian PM's chief of staff linked to leaks about Obama talks

(Newser) - Ian Brodie, chief of staff to Canada's prime minister and the key figure in the "NAFTA-gate" scandal, will step down by summer, the Globe and Mail reports. Brodie, the architect of the Conservative Party's victory in 2006 elections, is under investigation in leaks that clouded the Democratic primary in... More »

Canada's US Envoy Urged to Resign Over NAFTA-Gate

Ambassador admits speaking to reporter

(Newser) - The scope of the Barack Obama NAFTA memo scandal widened again yesterday, with Canadian opposition legislators calling for the resignation of Canada's ambassador to the US after he was implicated, the Globe and Mail reports. Michael Wilson admitted speaking to the reporter who broke the story that the candidate was... More »

Canada Leak 'Regrettable,' Envoy Says

Ambassador says disclosure of Obama memo not 'interference' in US politics

(Newser) - A memo leaked by Canadian diplomats was "regrettable," the US ambassador to Ottawa said today, but not, as he hinted earlier, "interference" in America's electoral process, Reuters reports. The document detailed a meeting between Canadian officials and a member of Barack Obama's campaign, who said Obama wasn't... More »

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