The 905er Podcast

The 905 Round-Up: Corruption, When it Fits

September 22, 2022

It was brought to our attention that Burlington Councillor Paul Sharman's campaign was collecting donations from developers, which was helping to fuel his fourth time being elected to Burlington City Council. It brought people claiming that he was corrupt to come forward. We wanted to take a look at this and so we did. The thing is nothing Councillor Sharman has done is corrupt or in the wrong. It's all perfectly legal and in keeping with his self proclaimed values and priorities. If we're going to want a better democracy in the 905, Ontario and Canada, then we need to be better at criticizing our opponents.

After the break, we travel up to Brampton to look at it's integrity commissioner finding Patrick Brown innocent of charges of using taxpayers funds to pay his staff for his failed Conservative leadership bid. But does that get him off the hook for everything else?

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