Michael Sona Guelph

GUILTY

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada Politics

GUELPH, Ont. - Michael Sona fell victim to his own "apparent arrogance and self-importance," a judge said Thursday as he convicted the former Conserva...

Is He 'Pierre Poutine'?

CBC | By Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 08.13.2014 | Canada Politics

A Guelph, Ont., judge is set to answer the question to which many voters thought they wouldn't get an answer: Was 25-year-old Michael Sona part o...

5 Dirty Tricks We Learned From Robocalls Trial

CBC | Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 08.10.2014 | Canada Politics

Last week's trial of Michael Sona, who is charged with releasing a misleading robocall in Guelph, Ont., in 2011 to keep some voters from casting...

Crown: Sona Didn't Act Alone But Is Main Robocalls Culprit

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.09.2014 | Canada Politics

GUELPH, Ont. - Crown lawyers and Michael Sona's defence team agreed Monday it's likely multiple people were behind the thousands of misleading robocal...

Ex-Tory Staffer Said He Didn't Act Alone With Robocalls: Witness

CP | Mike Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2014 | Canada Politics

GUELPH, Ont. - Crown lawyers wrapped up their case against Michael Sona on Thursday as the lawyer for the former Conservative campaign worker said he ...

Ex-Tory Staffer Discussed Underhanded Tactics In 2011: Witness

CP | Mike Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.02.2014 | Canada Politics

GUELPH, Ont. - A former Conservative staffer charged with election fraud was overheard discussing underhanded tactics to sway the vote, but wasn't tak...

Althia Raj

Pierre Poutine, Robocalls Are Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Move over Senate scandal: Pierre Poutine and the robocalls are back in 2014. Former Conservative staffer Michael Sona's trial is schedu...

Ex-Tory Staffer Bragged About Robocall Exploits: Witnesses

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A junior Conservative staffer in Guelph, Ont., charged with elections offences bragged about his allegedly fraudulent exploits to other young...

Probe Told Tory Staffers Openly Discussed Misleading Election Calls

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Elections Canada says it was told by Conservative staffers that local campaign workers in Guelph, Ont., openly discussed making misleading te...

Top Tory Says He Doesn't Know If Ousted Staffer Made Robocalls

CBC | Posted 05.03.2012 | Canada Politics

A Tory MP who serves as the prime minister's point-person on allegations of fraudulent calls to voters during the last federal election s...