Elliot Lake’s new CAO is in hot water after an online comment went viral. Dan Gagnon has been accused of making inappropriate remarks about Bob Whitehead on his personal Facebook page. One community member had this to say about what she read:
The original message has been taken off Facebook but not before it was copied to an email that has made its way to the in-boxes of many residents.
The Facebook comment in full: "Dodged a career bullet today when incumbent mayor rick hamilton won handily over smarmy dumass mayoral challenger with zero municipal experience bob whitehead. (Bob was on record saying we didn't need a CAO, that's me, and that I didn't know how to do my job). Interesting but ultimately fruitless campaign tactic. whew..."
Mayor Hamilton says the city will investigate:
Gagnon says he’s unable to comment at this time.