Former Liberal national director faces charge under federal Lobbying Act

OTTAWA – The Mounties have charged the former national director of the federal Liberal party with running afoul of the Lobbying Act.

Jamie Carroll did not file a return with the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying, contrary to a section of the act, the RCMP alleged Monday.

In April 2013, the commissioner’s office received a complaint from the director of an Ottawa health centre about Carroll.

The Mounties did not identify the health centre.

The RCMP says the health centre hired Carroll in July 2012 to lobby the government to adopt a pilot project that would test the application of its technology.

The commissioner’s office referred the matter to the RCMP last November…

h/t Marvin