Top Conservative staffer’s mom gets nuclear regulator gig

Rumina Velshi, mother of Alykhan Velshi—a former key adviser to Immigration Minister Jason Kenney—is the newest Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission member.

Hill Times Photo: Jake Wright
Alykhan Velshi.
Kristen Shane
Published: Thursday, 01/05/2012 12:00 am EST

The mother of a top Conservative staffer and former adviser to Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is the newest member of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, raising opposition concerns over whether it was a patronage appointment.

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