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Gavin Tighe

Senior Partner, Gardiner Roberts LLP

Gavin Tighe is a senior partner with Gardiner Roberts LLP and is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation.

We Hope Our Day in Court Will Help Eliminate Election Fraud

As the lawyers who represented Borys Wrzesnewskyj in his contested election application, the four to three Supreme Court of Canada decision to uphold the election result in Etobicoke Centre was, of course, disappointing. Hopefully the decision of the Supreme Court will lead to real and meaningful electoral reform which will reduce or eliminate the issues that led to this application. While the majority decision acknowledges that "imperfection" and "uncertainty" are a part of the electoral process, Elections Canada should always strive to eliminate them.
10/27/2012 07:47 EDT