In Canada the Minister of fisheries resigned because of alcoholism

The Minister for fisheries, oceans and coast guard Canada , Tooto hunter resigned because of «addiction issues». About it may 31, announced Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, reports UKRINFORM.

«Mr. Tooto the time required for addiction,» said Trudeau.

He added that Tooto resigns as member of Parliament.

«Already from this evening the role of the Minister of fisheries and oceans coast guard takes on Dominic LeBlanc, who will remain as the government’s representative in the Parliament», — said the Prime Minister.

Trudeau did not specify what kind of dependence has the former Minister.

The hunter Tootoo, which is a native Northern canadian Inuit people, explained the act desire «not to distract colleagues from the important work.»

«I decided to start a treatment addiction and I ask that you respect my privacy,» he said, Tooto.

Note that this is not the first time that senior representatives of the aboriginal peoples of Canada have the problem of «addiction». So, in 2012, the Deputy of the Federal Parliament Romeo Saganash had to take for a few months in hospital after he was removed from the aircraft in a state of extreme intoxication.

In March of 2016 due to the plans of the government to allow the sale of alcohol in the capital of the canadian region of Nunavut, resigned health Minister and justice of the Northern territory. In his speech he admitted that before entering politics he was an alcoholic, but he was able to overcome this dependence.

Hunter Tootoo became the second in the history of Canada’s Federal Minister of the Inuit.

Additionally, in March, died a former mayor of Toronto Rob Ford, who has repeatedly been caught drinking and drug use.

In Canada the Minister of fisheries resigned because of alcoholism 01.06.2016

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