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Black on Elsner investigation

October 1, 2018
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Fallout continues from a bombshell report critical of former police chief Frank Elsner. Mayors Lisa Helps and Barb Desjardins are responding to criticism about their handling of the investigation and that they failed to react properly on allegations of workplace harassment.

School of Communication and Culture Assoc. Prof. David Black says that with a municipal election weeks way, the effects are hard to gauge but it will be a difficult story for any political opponent to convert into political gold.

Here is an exceprt:

“This issue is a matter of the personal failings of those who held those roles. That is, again, of Mayor Helps and Mayor Desjardins. That’s where there could be some political risks.”

This story first appeared on CHEK News.