He used public money to boost Liberal candidates’ election campaigns, the watchdog ruled.
This past weekend the Globe and Mail reported that lobbyists in the province have been making political donations on behalf of their clients, effectively camouflaging the identity of the real donors and breaking B.C.'s Elections Act in the process.
I live in a country now that has protected my right to vote. U.S. citizens around the world, regardless of how long they've been away, enjoy this inalienable right. The United States has pride and sense of obligation towards its citizens. I just wish Canada had the same feeling towards us as well. I
Canadians go to the polls on Monday, Oct. 19, to choose the country’s next federal government. Polls will be open for 12
The 2015 federal election is awash with so-called information: left, right and centre. Partisans can find a poll to match almost any desired electoral outcome. This election is being defined by national trendlines. It's not healthy for democracy. The number of minutes wasted and columns spilled in earnest of polling results that are literally worth as much as the media paid for them: nothing.
The Ontario Provincial government is working on their promise to allow municipalities to use Ranked Ballots in the 2018 elections 'as an option' which would be a timid step in the right direction. However, Toronto Mayoral lead Candidate John Tory is opposed to the idea and yet, that doesn't seem to have an impact on his polling numbers.
OTTAWA - The head of Elections Canada is fighting back against the Conservatives' suggestion that he's a partisan player
The Act to Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (Reforms), already dubbed "The Reform Act," was
Twitter reacted in anger to the news that MP Dean Del Mastro has been charged with breaking election spending rules. Del
Elizabeth May has an admittedly "radical" idea: "Why don't we get rid of political parties altogether?" In an interview by
An electoral scandal has been brought to the Supreme Court, and will be precedent-setting in terms of what politicians can and can't get away with in elections. Some of the questions the Justices will be asking themselves: What kind of message will we be sending to future elections if we choose to ignore those violations? Is Elections Canada justified in its nonchalant attitude towards the occurrence of voting irregularities?
The Conservatives’ plan to limit and cap political loans received praise from the NDP Wednesday. Although the bill benefits
UPDATE: The federal government announced Wednesday it is re-introducing the exact same version of the bill it tabled in 2010
Ideally, given that two federal parties currently do not have leaders, all parties should work together and pass a bill that democratizes party leadership and nomination races and uphold the democratic principles of one person, one vote, and of honesty, openness, ethics and fair and accurate representation.
OTTAWA — The Conservative Party launched a "groundless, strategic assault" against the labour movement, the head of Canada’s