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Health Minister racks up air miles while urging Canadians to avoid travel
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Health Minister racks up air miles while urging Canadians to avoid travel

Article contentWell, at least someone outside the Hajdu family is happy with all of the Health Minister’s flights home at the country’s expense.According to Blacklock’s Reporter, Transport Canada has disclosed that Patricia Hajdu flew to her Thunder Bay home six times after instructing her fellow Canadians to “avoid non-essential travel” and “to stay put, right now.”According to the same department, she used the federal jet so often pilots were able to meet their minimum hours for annual certification.Initially the department said Hajdu took four weekend flights from Ottawa to her home riding despite a directive from Health Canada against non-essential travel.Her most recent flight came July 9 bringing the total to six.More On This TopicEach of the thousand-kilometre flights cost $73,22...