Chronology Of Key Dates In Robocalls Scandal

Chronology Of Key Dates In Robocalls Scandal

CP  08.14.2014
OTTAWA - A chronology of the robocalls scandal: March 26, 2011: Campaigning begins for the May 2 federal election. During the campaign,...
Ex-Tory Staffer Discussed Underhanded Tactics In 2011: Witness

Ex-Tory Staffer Discussed Underhanded Tactics In 2011: Witness

CP  06. 2.2014
GUELPH, Ont. - A former Conservative staffer charged with election fraud was overheard discussing underhanded tactics to sway the vote,...
Sona's Trial To Begin Monday

Sona's Trial To Begin Monday

CP  06. 1.2014
OTTAWA - After a three-year investigation into almost 2,500 complaints in 261 ridings across Canada, the robocall scandal comes down to...

Michael Sona's Advice To Young Tories

Althia Raj  05.29.2014
OTTAWA — Michael Sona sits in his car alone. It’s a green 2000 Chevy Impala, with comfy tan leather seats that warm your bum in the...
NDP Pushes For PM's Robocalls Testimony

NDP Pushes For PM's Robocalls Testimony

CP  05. 5.2014
OTTAWA - The NDP wants Prime Minister Stephen Harper to explain how the Conservative party's massive database wound up being used to send...
Twitter Loses It Over Death Of Robocalls Probe

Twitter Loses It Over Death Of Robocalls Probe

04.24.2014
Nearly three years after voters went to the polls in 2011, Elections Canada has ended its investigation into fraudulent robocalls. The...
Robocalls Investigation Killed Over Lack Of Evidence

Robocalls Investigation Killed Over Lack Of Evidence

CP  04.24.2014
OTTAWA - A three-year probe into allegations of fraudulent federal-election robocalls in 2011 has come up empty, with investigators finding...
Voter Fraud 'Almost Impossible To Prove'

Voter Fraud 'Almost Impossible To Prove'

CBC  03.14.2014
Most opponents of the proposed Fair Elections Act say there is no evidence that voter fraud at the polls ever happens in Canada. Marc...

Pierre Poutine, Robocalls Are Back

Althia Raj  01.20.2014
OTTAWA — Move over Senate scandal: Pierre Poutine and the robocalls are back in 2014. Former Conservative staffer Michael Sona's trial...
Robocalls Immunity Deal Struck

Robocalls Immunity Deal Struck

CBC  01.15.2014
A key player in the 2011 Guelph robocalls scandal is getting immunity from prosecution in the Elections Canada investigation into misleading...
Mulcair, Harper Face Off Over Robocalls

Mulcair, Harper Face Off Over Robocalls

CBC  11.19.2013
Once again the prime minister and the opposition leader were in each other sights, with NDP Leader Tom Mulcair attacking Stephen Harper...

New Details On Tory Staffers Who Tied Sona To Robocalls

CP  11.15.2013
OTTAWA - A judge has lifted a publication ban on the names of six Conservative staff members who provided testimony that led to charges...

Ex-Tory Staffer Bragged About Robocall Exploits: Witnesses

CP  11.13.2013
OTTAWA - A junior Conservative staffer in Guelph, Ont., charged with elections offences bragged about his allegedly fraudulent exploits...
Date Tentatively Set For Robocalls Report

Date Tentatively Set For Robocalls Report

CP  10. 1.2013
OTTAWA - The chief enforcer of Canada's election laws hopes to conclude an investigation into misleading robocalls during the 2011 federal...