Impolitical: Final word: Tories lose in-and-out all around

The Conservative party and the Conservative fund were fined and pleaded guilty to exceeding the national party spending limits in late 2011. Today, there is news that the Conservatives are withdrawing their civil appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada: “Tories ditch ‘in-and-out’ case at Supreme Court.” This means that they lost criminally and they ...

Impolitical: RMG call centre in Gatineau used during election?

Noted from a report this week in Le Droit, three Ottawa area Conservative candidates also hired RMG during the May 2011 federal election: Les campagnes de trois candidats conservateurs de la région d’Ottawa ont versé tout près de 30 000 $ à l’une des firmes de sollicitation téléphonique soupçonnées d’avoir effectué des appels frauduleux aux ...