Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Pickering Councillor Kevin Ashe says he took trip to Bahamas to visit son’s ashes


Durham Radio News

Another Pickering councillor has admitted to taking a trip abroad as the entire province was in lockdown.

Deputy Mayor and Regional Councillor for Ward 1 in Pickering Kevin Ashe travelled to the Bahamas with his wife from December 28 until January 2.

Two days after the province-wide lockdown went into effect.

Health Officials continue to tell everyone to avoid non-essential travel.

Ashe posted a statement on Facebook explaining they took the trip to visit his stepson’s ashes.

He says his stepson, Alexander Monaghan, died by suicide in 2018 and they had left a piece of Alex in a number of special places around the world because Alex was an avid traveller.  Read more >>