Jean-Marc Fournier, requires clarification on the part of Yves Francoeur

News 19 December, 2017
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    The government house leader Jean-Marc Fournier

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    Tuesday, 19 December 2017 16:37

    Tuesday, 19 December 2017 16:37

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    At the heart of allegations of Yves Francoeur, the government house leader Jean-Marc Fournier appeared before the media late in the afternoon on Tuesday to invite Mr. Francoeur to apologize or, at least, to explain.

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    “I don’t know why he did it, but I know that it is unfair, he said. His silence is unacceptable. “

    Mr. Fournier has been cleared by an investigation of a mixed team after the president of the Fraternité des policiers et policières de Montréal, Yves Francoeur, was made in the media of allegations of fraud and influence peddling against him and another elected as a liberal.

    The Fraternity issued a press release Tuesday stating that the president “took note” of the conclusion of the investigation and that no interview would not be granted on the subject.

    “It is often in the media to talk about different subjects. The slightest of things is that he comes on to explain, said Jean-Marc Fournier. It is not normal that I am the first to speak. “

    The member of parliament for Saint-Laurent has not yet decided whether it intended to pursue legal remedies against Yves Francoeur or if he was going to represent in the next election after you have left raises doubts about his political future sequels of this story.

    “There is a mark of this case that I carry with me. Everything that has been written, everything that has been said, will not clear. When you google my name, it falls on the first pages of the newspapers. “

    Martin Coiteux careful

    The minister of public Safety of Quebec, Martin Coiteux, reacted prudently Tuesday, shortly after the unveiling of the conclusions of the report of the investigation, indicating that Yves Francoeur would have the opportunity to explain ” if it wished “. “It belongs to him, I’m not going to express myself in his place “, he simply dropped out.

    Also flayed by the allegations of Yves Francoeur, the director of criminal and penal prosecutions (DPCP) has described the situation as “regrettable” in a statement.

    “When innuendo without basis are made for us, they are undermining not only public confidence in the institution of the DPCP, but throw discredit on the whole system of justice. This creates an unhealthy climate of suspicion that is unacceptable, ” said Me Annick Murphy, director of the DPCP.