Robocalls Scandal

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See You In December

The legal challenge seeking to overturn last year's federal election result in seven ridings won by Conservatives will be heard in court in mid-December, the Council of Canadians said Wednesday. The...
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Pierre Poutine Trail Runs Cold

OTTAWA — Elections Canada investigators tracking “Pierre Poutine” hit a dead end when the Internet address behind misleading robocalls in the last election led them to an open Wi-Fi connection in a pr...
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Insufficient Data

A lawyer for voters challenging the 2011 election result in seven federal ridings is asking Elections Canada to provide more information on its investigation into mysterious phone calls and other comp...
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Court Hears Robocalls Case

OTTAWA - A bid to overturn the federal election results in a handful of tightly contested ridings should be tossed out, because the cases were filed too late, the Federal Court heard Monday.The Counci...
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Someone's Got Some Explaining To Do

Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro, the party's lead spokesman on the robocalls election controversy, faces allegations of his own over his spending in the 2008 federal election. The member for Peterboro...
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Robocalls Crackdown Coming?

OTTAWA - Restoring trust in the integrity of the electoral system has become a top priority for Elections Canada following the robocall scandal and procedural irregularities that caused the election i...

Tories Ask Court To Toss Robocall Cases

OTTAWA - Seven Conservative MPs who narrowly won their seats in the last election are asking the Federal Court to toss out a request to review the results in their ridings.Conservative Party lawyer Ar...