The director of communications for the federal liberal party and former ambassador to Costa Rica, Mario Lague was killed this morning when his motorcycle t-boned an SUV at the junction of Scott and Parkdale streets in Ottawa.
No details of the crash have been released but Lague, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene, leaving behind a wife and two children. According to Ottawa police, the 49 year old driver of the SUV suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital and may face charges.
“A man of many talents and accomplishments, Mario was a beloved member
of our staff, and a valued personal advisor to me and the entire Liberal
team,’’ Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff said in the e-mailed statement.
More info about Lague can be found here.