The Businessman, the Girlfriend, the Water Deal and the PMO

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The Businessman, the Girlfriend, the Water Deal and the PMO
by Sandra Findley
"The name of Michele McPherson, 22, appears on a secret contract witnessed by Bruce Carson (advisor to Government) that guaranteed her 20 per cent of all gross revenues from sales related to water contracts on First Nations reserves, according to a copy of the contract obtained by an APTN investigative team"

Just click on the VIDEO by APTN @ link:
http://aptn.ca/pages/news/2011/03/17/former-harper-advisor-had-deal-with-escort-on-first-nations-water-deals-document/

BUT NOTE:  There's another connection in the story, explained by Sheila (Carson is on the Tar Sands Water Review panel:

With thanks to Sheila who writes: Wow - what a scandal!


"Water board adviser caught lobbying for private water service providers in First Nation communities. Bruce Carson, former policy adviser to Harper, has been caught lobbying for Indian Affairs to book contracts with H20 Global Group (a company 20% owned by an intimate friend)  to provide water treatment systems in FN communities. He " believed the company was on the "cusp" of making a breakthrough into the on-reserve water market."


Wouldn't doubt he was aware of Bill S-11
<http://www2.parl.gc.ca/Sites/LOP/LegislativeSummaries/Bills_ls.asp?lang=E&l
s=s11&source=library_prb&Parl=40&Ses=3> and potentials it would open up for
private water companies?!

Well this was written in the Globe & Mail article: "First nations leaders were allegedly being warned by the promoters of the H2O Pro
system that new legislation before the Senate will require them to meet stringent drinking water standards but will provide no resources to do so. The communities were allegedly told that government connections could be used to find money for the equipment and training if they purchased the systems. "

Carson is also on the board of the Alberta oilsands water review panel
http://alberta.ca/home/NewsFrame.cfm?ReleaseID=/acn/201101/29823C869CE65-032D-6D48-ACC948527B28EBAD.html that is supposed to provide recommendations in June for a world class monitoring system for the tar sands. Ha!

~sm

Former Harper advisor had deal with escort for First Nations water contracts: document
<http://aptn.ca/pages/news/2011/03/17/former-harper-advisor-had-deal-with-escort-on-first-nations-water-deals-document/>

National News <http://aptn.ca/pages/news/category/national-news/>  | 17.
Mar, 2011 by Jorge Barrera <http://aptn.ca/pages/news/author/jbarrera/>  | 4
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(Photo: Michele McPherson. www.ottawaescorts.me
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