Imagine your surprise when the CBC television show DISCLOSURE was denied access to this information, even though Paul Martin has promised an open and honest government!
You, the Taxpayer, should be concerned about the awarding of private contracts. As Finance Minister, and now as the Prime Minister, Paul Martin is in a unique position to influence how the government deals with private business.
Imagine, Paul Martin's Steamship Lines have been on the receiving end of $161 Million in government business since 1993, even while Mr. Martin has admitted to receiving updates on his business affairs from the Ethics Counsellor!
As Finance Minister and owner of a $700 Million Dollar shipping empire, Paul Martin is in the awkward position of doing business with himself. As Prime Minister, he has not been open and transparent with Canadians.