Election Spending

CP

Charged.. And No Longer A Tory

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper lost his fifth caucus member of the year to scandal, after his former right-hand man in the House of Commons was charged Thursday with improper election spending...
CP

Explain Yourself

Embattled Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Peter Penashue says he told workers during his election campaign that he could not accept corporate donations and that he's surprised and disappointed by t...
AP

B.C. Election Law Is A Comedy Of Errors

Faulty advertising rules caused extensive problems for small spenders such as non-profit and charity groups during the 2009 B.C. election. The rules led to widespread confusion, wasted resources, anxiety and, most dangerously, self-censorship among organizations that spent little or nothing on election advertising. The government should have (and could have) fixed this situation when it was amending the law this spring, but chose not to.