This story is in French but: Authority influence peddling scandal surface. In a nutshell two of the players talk about going through Con Senator Housakos to get Soudas to put the pressure on for the MPA council to pick their candidate.
And there is once again a question of kick backs.
And apparently Harper was aware of Carson after all.
A survey asked which topic would most influence your vote, and overwhelmingly it was Conservatives lack of ethics. I can't imagine why.