Dean Del Mastro

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Del Mastro Isn't the Problem, Politics Is

He looked at me through moist eyes and wanted me to know how delighted he was that our adopted kids from South Sudan had arrived and were seated in the visitor's gallery above the parliamentary chamber. Question Period had just concluded and his face had been a mixture of anger, mockery and clear disdain the entire time, and yet here he was, one of Stephen Harper's attack dogs, fighting back tears and being touchingly human.These thoughts came back to me as I watched the video of Dean Del Mastro being led into a paddy wagon following his conviction for electoral fraud in the 2008 federal election.
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Del Mastro Gets Jail Time

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - A former member of Parliament who spoke for Prime Minister Stephen Harper when it came to electoral-fraud allegations was sentenced Thursday to one month in jail and barred from r...
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Del Mastro Talks Muscle Car, Duffy

OTTAWA - Mike Duffy, the ad said, brings an "irreverent view on Canadian politics and stories about all the things we thought we knew."The promo, shown in court Friday, was for a 2012 speech Duffy gav...
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Del Mastro Chokes Back Tears

LINDSAY, Ont. - Dean Del Mastro choked back tears and had to compose himself in an Ontario court Tuesday as he described the "nationwide condemnation" he's had to endure as his election overspending t...
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No Mistrial For Del Mastro

TORONTO - An Ontario judge has dismissed Dean Del Mastro's attempt to have a mistrial declared in his election overspending case, marking a setback for the former Conservative MP in his long-running l...
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Del Mastro Fundraiser Didn't Break Rules

CBC News has learned the commissioner of Canada Elections has cleared the organizers of an event that raised nearly $40,000 — and provided tax receipts — to pay some of former MP Dean Del Mastro's leg...
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Del Mastro's Lawyer Seeks Mistrial

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - With the prospect of jail time looming, former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro abruptly sought Tuesday to stall his ongoing legal odyssey by asking for a mistrial — a move which c...
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Big Questions Remain

LINDSAY, Ont. - A sentencing hearing for former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro has been postponed until Jan. 27, but questions remain about the next steps in the disgraced politician's legal battles....
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Del Mastro's Sentencing Postponed

The sentencing hearing for Dean Del Mastro has been postponed until January after he changed lawyers, his new Toronto-based lawyer told CBC News. Leo Adler says Del Mastro has hired him ahead of the...
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Canadians Subsidized His Legal Fees

Canadians subsidized the legal fees of Dean Del Mastro, the former parliamentary secretary to the prime minister, through a fundraiser organized by his riding association that allowed them to provide...
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Del Mastro Resigns

OTTAWA — Disgraced Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro abruptly resigned his House of Commons seat Wednesday, less than a week after a judge found him guilty on three counts of violating the Canada Electi...
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Tories Back Motion To Suspend Del Mastro

OTTAWA - The Conservative government says it will back an NDP motion to suspend MP Dean Del Mastro from the House of Commons without pay after the former Tory was found guilty of violating the Canada...
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GUILTY

LINDSAY, Ont. - The fight of his political life is far from over, Dean Del Mastro declared Friday after an Ontario judge who found his credibility lacking convicted the former Conservative MP of spend...
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Del Mastro Cousin Charged

OTTAWA - Two people, including a cousin of former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro, are facing charges in connection with donations made to Del Mastro's 2008 election campaign.The Commissioner of Canad...
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Tories Keeping Tabs On Rivals?

The Conservative government is being accused of using some of its multi-million-dollar media monitoring contracts for political purposes to keep an eye on opponents and potential scandals that could d...
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Del Mastro Goes On Defensive

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - The normally composed Dean Del Mastro lost his cool Friday, lashing out at his accusers during a prolonged cross-examination as he angrily deflected suggestions that he wasn't bei...
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Del Mastro Takes Stand

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Dean Del Mastro finally spoke out in his own defence Wednesday, telling his election-overspending trial that he never asked a data-consulting firm to conduct the voter ID calls th...