Justice Adèle Kent to head investigation in Madu Phonecall

The Alberta government has announced that retired Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta Justice Adele Kent will lead the investigation into Justice Minister Kaycee Madu phone call to the chief of the Edmonton Police Service.

The investigations was launched after a CBC report, stated that Minister Madu had received a distracted driving ticket in March of 2021, upon receiving that ticket Madu called the chief of the Edmonton Police Service Dale McFee.

While both parties have stated that the phone call was not about throwing the ticket out.

Justice Kent will determine, considering both the content and context of the Phone Call, whether:

  1. in making the Phone Call, Minister Madu interfered or attempted to interfere with the administration of justice or