Canada Robocall

The Robocall Verdict Isn't the End of 2011 Election Fraud

Sujata Dey | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada Politics
Sujata Dey

The Ontario Superior Court ruled today that Michael Sona, the young Conservative aide, is guilty of participating in the robocall scheme. But this...

Why Aren't Canadian MPs Paying Their Taxes?

Samuel Mosonyi | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada Politics
Samuel Mosonyi

No politician or citizen stands above the law, and each citizen must pay income taxes. When the lawmakers fail to follow their own regulations, citizens should demand better. In order to take parliamentary suggestions and regulations on tax avoidance and evasion seriously, citizens should feel confident that their MPs, first and foremost, are following the rules.

Robocall Scandal: Key Evidence Allowed

CBC | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Politics

A group of voters challenging the election of six Conservative MPs scored a small victory Friday when the judge in the case decided to allow a key pie...

Why We Should Investigate the Robocalls Investigation

Daniel Dickin | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada Politics
Daniel Dickin

My recent Access to Information request revealed that Elections Canada has spent almost $780,000 chasing the fantasy that Conservatives robocalled Canadians into voting in the wrong places in the May 2011 federal election. In my previous post we learned that the Commissioner's Office spent $192,203.48 on "Investigators' Fees and Salaries." So who are these investigators?

You Know You're a Canadian When..

Leanne Shirtliffe | Posted 11.27.2012 | Canada Alberta
Leanne Shirtliffe

Let's face it, if the world is ending in a few months, Canadians had best acknowledge that the year 2012 has given us a unique national identity before we (and the Earth's seven billion inhabitants) are unable to throw another curling rock over the hog line. Without waiting for the world to end or the NHL season to start, let's begin.

Harper's "I Know Nothing" Sgt. Schultz Routine isn't Flying

Daniel D. Veniez | Posted 04.30.2012 | Canada
Daniel D. Veniez

Stephen Harper stood in the House of Commons today and said emphatically that the Conservative party was not behind the robocalls. Well, if not them, then who did? If the Conservatives are so adamant that they have done nothing wrong, Harper should be the first on his feet to call a full judicial inquiry into allegations of electoral fraud.