Joe Fontana Scandal

Council Can't Oust Convicted Mayor

CBC | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Politics

London, Ont., Mayor Joe Fontana's conviction on three criminal fraud charges relating to his time as an MP is not — on its own — enough to fo...

London Mayor On Trial: I Made A Stupid Mistake

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2014 | Canada Politics

LONDON, Ont. - London, Ont., Mayor Joe Fontana says in retrospect it was "stupid" of him to alter a document he submitted for expenses while he was a ...

Fontana Pleads Not Guilty

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Politics

LONDON, Ont. - The mayor of London, Ont., admits that as a member of Parliament he altered a contract that he submitted for expenses, but the $1,700 t...

Whatever Happened To Honour?

CBC | Leslie MacKinnon | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada Politics

In politics, 2013 might be remembered as the year politicians tainted by scandal decided that the concept of honour no longer required them to step as...

Trial Date Set For London Mayor

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada Politics

LONDON, Ont. - The mayor of London, Ont., will be going to trial on fraud charges this spring.A date of May 26 has been set for the trial of Joe Fonta...

Rob Ford Distracts From Canada's Other Political Disasters

Diane Francis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Diane Francis

It's too bad that Toronto's mayor has attracted so much publicity but it's, on balance, a very good development for Canada. There will be the Rob and Doug Show and, more importantly, he's hogging the spotlight away from others whose behaviour has been worse.

Embattled Mayor Back In Court

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2013 | Canada Politics

LONDON, Ont. - The fraud case involving the mayor of London, Ont., will return to court this fall.Two days have been set aside for a preliminary heari...

The Pressure Is On, Joe

CBC | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada Politics

The mayor of London, Ont., will face more pressure today to step down, after he was charged with three criminal offences. A non-confidence...

CHARGED

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada Politics

LONDON, Ont. - The mayor of London, Ont., has been charged with fraud following an investigation into the alleged inappropriate use of funds when he w...

London Mayor Refuses To Quit Amid Wedding Scandal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Politics

LONDON, Ont. - London Mayor Joe Fontana says he will not step down in the wake of allegations he misused public funds.Fontana posted a letter on his w...

Former Liberal MP Under Investigation For Wedding Cheques

CBC | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Politics

The mayor of London, Ont., is under investigation by the RCMP over allegations that $20,000 in federal funds were used to pay for his son's wedding. ...