2011 Federal Election

Ex-Tory Staffer Convicted In Robocalls Scandal To Appeal Sentence

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.15.2016 | Canada Politics

Michael Sona is asking for a sentence less than the nine months in jail he received, but the Crown is simultaneously arguing for a longer one.

Electoral Fraud Took Place In 2011 Vote, Federal Judge Rules

National Post | Stephen Maher & Glen McGregor | Posted 10.11.2015 | Canada Politics

There is no proof that it affected the outcomes in six ridings at issue, so the elections will not be overturned.

11 Things That Changed Since 2011 Election

CBC | Janyce McGregor, CBC News | Posted 08.01.2016 | Canada Politics

If a week is a long time in politics, imagine how much changed since Canadians last voted on May 2, 2011. It's a whole new ball game: The turf, the...

B.C. Election Campaign Spending Limits Are So High, They're Meaningless

Dermod Travis | Posted 05.23.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

The bigger issue isn't what candidates and parties can spend before the campaign, it's what they can spend during it. B.C.'s limits are so high they're pretty well meaningless.

Will the Ethics Minister Investigate this MP's Failure to Disclose Her Income?

Amy MacPherson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Amy MacPherson

She receives $21,000 in cash for meeting fees. It's important to understand this compensation was negotiated at the onset, but actual payment would be received into the next year. The deferred units go through a 5 year vesting period, with parts maturing at each anniversary. This would provide Dr. Leitch with steady income for a minimum of 5 years.

Rampant Errors In Last Election: Report

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The integrity of Canada's electoral process is at "serious risk" due to rampant procedural errors made by polling officials, a report commiss...

Officials Scrambling Over Robocalls 3 Days Before Election

CBC | Posted 01.19.2013 | Canada Politics

Elections Canada officials scrambled to correct apparent misinformation going to voters through robocalls in the three days leading up to the May 2, 2...

PayPal Entangled In Robocall Probe

CP | Posted 05.06.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A company that provides an online payment service has gotten tangled in a widening probe into alleged dirty tricks used in last year's feder...

Harper Rejects Elections Canada Call For Financial Transparency

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is refusing to explain why Conservative MPs rejected a request by Elections Canada for more power to verify cam...