At long last, a real Canadian sex scandal
Globe and Mail - Canada
Mr. Roland, who now lives with Ms. Russell in Yellowknife, has no plans to
vacate his position. The last time a sitting Canadian premier was forced
"... There have been a few salacious doozies, most notably the relationships that suspected Soviet spy Gerda Munsinger had with several Tory federal ministers from John Diefenbaker's cabinet in the 1950s. But rarely have they tarnished the highest political offices across the country.
However, for the first time since the Great Depression, a sitting Canadian premier is fighting for his political life after details of a sex scandal surfaced recently...."
Julie Couillard? 2007
Judy Tyabji? 1993
"...Mr. Roland, an Inuvialuit who became premier in October, 2007, began his affair with Ms. Russell last year. Both were married with children...."