Robocalls Elections Canada

Some Evidence From Tory Lawyer Deemed 'Hearsay'

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

Elections Canada's robocalls investigator says some evidence provided through Conservative Party lawyer Arthur Hamilton is "hearsay" and has to be ba...

'Robocalls' Riding Results Upheld

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Fraud was definitely a factor in the rash of misleading robocalls that bedevilled voters in six federal ridings in the 2011 election, but not...

Robocalls Repeat For 2015?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The chief electoral officer is warning of another wave of false or misleading telephone calls in the next election if tough new rules and pun...

Robocall Complaints Were Coast To Coast

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Rude calls, calls in the middle of the night, swearing and even a mysterious message from North Dakota are among the robocall stories collect...

Robocalls Complainant: 'I Thought We Were Canada The Good'

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Sandra McEwing is mad as hell and isn't going to take it anymore.The Winnipeg mom is one of eight private citizens challenging the May 2011 f...

Officials Scrambling Over Robocalls 3 Days Before Election

CBC | Posted 01.19.2013 | Canada Politics

Elections Canada officials scrambled to correct apparent misinformation going to voters through robocalls in the three days leading up to the May 2, 2...

New Robocall Laws Needed, Elections Chief Says

CBC | Posted 11.25.2012 | Canada Politics

Canada's top election official says he wants to see the law changed to deal with deceptive phone calls. Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayr...

Robocall Complaints Have DOUBLED

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The number of complaints about fraudulent or misleading telephone calls in last year's federal election has almost doubled, according to cour...

Elections Canada Sets Budget For Robocalls Probe

CBC | Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada Politics

Elections Canada is earmarking at least $585,000 to probe the robocalls affair — and that price tag will likely climb as the scope of t...

Robocalls Crackdown Coming?

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Restoring trust in the integrity of the electoral system has become a top priority for Elections Canada following the robocall scandal and pr...

9 Facts On Pierre Poutine And Robocalls Scandal

CBC | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Politics

It has been just over a year since the last federal election, one that has become known almost as much for allegations of electoral fraud in Guelph, O...

Group Debunks Tory Robocalls Explanation

CBC | Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada Politics

New information released by a group challenging last year's federal election results in seven ridings shows almost no changes in polling ...

Robocalled In Error?

CBC | Posted 05.16.2012 | Canada Politics

Phone calls directing voters to the wrong polling stations in the last federal election could have been mistakes, and people should stop ...

Elections Canada Probe Focuses On 700 Robocall Complaints

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.15.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's chief electoral officer said Thursday he's received 700 specific complaints of fraudulent or improper phone calls placed during last...

Liberals Slammed For Guelph Robocalls

CBC | Posted 05.12.2012 | Canada Politics

Conservative MPs have seized an opportunity to push back on the robocalls controversy after a Liberal MP admitted his campaign made an au...

We Think You Did It And We Don't Care

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 03.09.2012 | Canada Politics

Though almost four out of every five Canadians are aware of the “robocall” allegations and a plurality blame the Conservatives, support for Stephe...

Grits To Release Phone Records. Tories, Not So Much

CBC | Posted 05.05.2012 | Canada Politics

Unexplained harassing election phone calls continued to dominate Parliament Monday, with interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae saying his party ...

Protesters Hit Parliament Hill Over Robocalls

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The controversy over harassing and phoney election calls drew a small crowd on Parliament Hill today as demonstrators braved bitter cold to d...

Tory Blames Elections Canada For Robocalls

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Conservative backbencher is suggesting Elections Canada may be partly to blame in the robocalls affair for giving political parties flawed ...

Good News For Harper On Robocalls

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada Politics

If allegations over voter suppression tactics are going to stick, it has yet to happen. Conservative support in Canada remains unchanged. These are...

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...

Harper Was Wrong: Tory MPs Did Use U.S. Telemarketers

CBC | Posted 05.02.2012 | Canada Politics

CBC News has learned that more than a dozen Conservative MPs employed U.S.-based political telemarketing firms during the last federal el...

Elections Canada Fields 31,000 Robocalls Complaints

CP | Posted 05.02.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - More than 31,000 reports about robocalls during the May federal election campaign are under review by Elections Canada.The agency says compla...

New Form Of Trickery? Defeated Liberal Wants Vote Overturned

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A defeated Liberal MP is seeking to invalidate the results of last May's election in his Toronto riding, alleging serious voting irregulariti...

Tories Reviewing Call Centre Tapes Before Elections Canada Arrives

CBC | Posted 05.01.2012 | Canada Politics

The Conservative Party is reviewing tapes of every call made by the Responsive Marketing Group call centre in Thunder Bay, Ont., in the l...