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Public Funds

The expense of public funds is a matter of public interest. If a public institution is diverting public funds for personal gain, that is of public concern.

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What is Kelly's silence worth to Waterloo Region taxpayers?

From the time Kelly Donovan resigned from the Waterloo Regional Police Service up until November 22, 2023, they have spent $659,279.66 in legal fees on these matters alone.

Taking into account the funds they spent prior to Kelly's resignation, and after she made her disclosure to the board, they have spent $708,930.70.

Will Kelly's silence be worth $1,000,000.00??

All of the figures can be viewed here.

Police Oversight

Kelly filed a complaint with the Ontario Civilian Police Commission in 2022 about these legal expenses, and the OCPC declined to investigate. Their decision letter can be read here.

Kelly has requested a copy of the entire investigative file through Freedom of Information legislation. Her request was denied, and is currently under appeal.

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