2011 Federal Election

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...