The wrangling commences
The Fair Elections Act is defended
The Democratic Reform Minister shows off his government’s newest bill
The exchange you can’t miss starring Craig Scott, Elections Canada and the Democratic Reform Minister
OTTAWA – A judge has lifted a publication ban on the names of six Conservative staff members who provided testimony that led to charges in Elections Canada’s robocalls investigation.
OTTAWA – The head of Elections Canada has set up a new advisory panel that cuts across political lines to advise him on the conduct of elections.
The new advisory
In this week’s Maclean’s I write about Marc Mayrand, Canada’s chief electoral officer. Mayrand is often called a “watchdog,” the informal category that also includes federal officials like the auditor
OTTAWA – Elections Canada says under its current powers it would not be able to investigate fully the kind of illegal political donations being exposed in Quebec.
“They have the
OTTAWA – Riding associations for federal political parties are sitting on nearly $30 million of taxpayer-subsidized cash, with little obligation to account publicly for how the money is spent.
OTTAWA – Manitoba Conservative MP Shelly Glover has changed her mind and decided to file a new expense claim with Elections Canada for the 2011 federal election.
House Speaker Andrew
OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s parliamentary secretary is demanding that Elections Canada put its cards on the table after more than a year of unresolved allegations concerning his 2008
Van Loan’s update on a long-standing promise to modernize elections
OTTAWA – The official agent for former Conservative MP Wajid Khan has been fined $400 by an Ontario Provincial Court after failing to provide full documentation for Khan’s 2008 election
The Speaker’s decision is questioned
John Geddes on questions raised by an unusual clash
Rob Ford, Nigel Wright, Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin, electoral fraud, patronage, robocalls…
This month just keeps getting better