MONTREAL, June 18, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - NATIONAL Public Relations would
like to make a clarification in light of Jean Gauthier's testimony at
the Charbonneau Commission, concerning one of its consultants seconded
to the Mayor's Office and to the Executive Committee at the City of
The consultant, Pierre Desjardins, is a freelancer on contract, with a
non-exclusive professional relationship with NATIONAL.
Mr. Desjardins did paid partisan political work for the Parti PRO des
Lavallois beyond his mandate with NATIONAL for the City of Laval.
NATIONAL is not privy to the conditions of Mr. Desjardins' contract with
the Parti PRO des Lavallois.
Last week, NATIONAL informed the City of Laval and Pierre Desjardins
that it was putting an end to its mandate with the municipality. This
decision will come into full effect by July 10th at latest.
SOURCE: NATIONAL Public Relations
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