Since I’m making an effort to put more of my thoughts here, I’m gathering up a bunch of my Facebook posts and responses. If we know each other on Facebook, apologies for the repetition.
I find much of the analysis and commentary I’ve seen about the recent US election to be quite strange. Donald Trump . . . → Read More: wmtc: president trump: what didn’t just happen
The Council of Canadians calls for the re-opening of the investigation into the election fraud of 2011 in the wake of Mike Duffy’s recent testimony. The former Conservative senator testified under oath that a “black ops group at Conservative headqua… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Duffy testimony should spark new investigation into 2011 election fraud
Elections Canada has made an awful mess of voter registration for the 2015 federal election. It’s a mess that recalls bad memories of the 2011 robocall scandal. Stephen Harper is partly to blame.
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It was a day of good news and bad news on the election front yesterday.The good news is that now that we know that Stephen Harper is cancelling his annual trip to the Arctic, we know that he is almost certainly going drop the writ much sooner than expected. So we can be ready, . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Con Plan to Steal the Election
The Council of Canadians is calling on the Commissioner of Canada Elections to re-open the investigation into the 2011 robocalls election fraud scandal.
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Conservative aide Michael Sona’s conviction does not resolve the issues surrounding the widespread electoral fraud perpetrated in the 2011 federal election, says Council of Canadians.
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I trust by now you’ve all heard about Stephen Harper’s latest plan to undermine democracy in Canada, his electoral reform bill that the chief electoral officer of the country has called an affront to democracy.
Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand told CBC: “My reading of the act is that I can no longer speak . . . → Read More: wmtc: today: call your m.p.! stop the (un)fair elections act!
Dorothy Field-Cowichan Conversations Contributor
The Canadian Federal Court has confirmed that the country’s 2011 federal election, which led to the victory of Stephen Harper’s government, was fraudulent.
This is appalling. Doesn’t the erosion of our democracy matter anymore?
Why isn’t this in the news instead of the awful Senate and Rob Ford?
Well, . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Supreme Court Rules Last Federal Election Was Fraudulent
This week, pollster Nik Nanos revealed that 51.5% of Canadian voters would not consider voting for the Conservative party, compared to 36.4% only seven months ago.
I don’t play the national pastime – election prediction – so I won’t speculate about if or how this poll will translate on the ground. Whether we’ll have to . . . → Read More: wmtc: happy canada day, a/k/a national stop harper day
While everyone’s been glued to Rob Ford’s crack and Mike Duffy’s featherbedding, something even more important happened: the Federal Court confirmed that there was election fraud in the 2011 federal election.
Not just “robocalls” – that diminutive buzzword that the media clings to – but election fraud: a deliberate, targeted attempt at voter suppression. . . . → Read More: wmtc: election fraud ruling: demand to know the truth
The Federal Court ruling states that “there was an orchestrated effort to suppress votes during the 2011 election campaign by a person with access to the [Conservative Party’s] CIMS database.” An attack on Canadian democracy.
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Last Thursday’s Federal Court ruling on the robocalls and other U.S. Republican-style voter suppression tactics during Canada’s 2011 Federal election is “a powerful victory”, says Maude Barlow, the chairperson of the Council of Canadians.
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It turns out Canada’s reputation is getting as toxic as the Alberta tar sands tailings ponds: * Some more facts: Canadian federal taxpayers subsidize the oil industry $1.38 billion a year. And that’s not counting your Province’s subsidies to the oil industry. The International Energy Agency says up to two thirds of known fossil reserves . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: No More “Nice Guy”: Canada’s Democracy & Reputation Tarred
Members of the Wildrose Party try out their new robo-calling technology, which should avoid future problems with the CRTC. Right-wing Alberta politicians may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: Wildrose Party Executive Committee President David Yager.
You don’t have to agree with Alberta’s right-wing Wildrose Party to admire the skill with which it . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Wildrose deftly defuses robo-call crisis while federal Cons suffer Scotch verdict
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: The Harper Conservatives will not be introducing the comprehensive “election reform act” they promised Canadians, after all. The bill was due to be tabled in Parliament on Thursday. Apparently, the Conservatives have discovered a “last minute” issue with their own piece of legislation. An issue so […]
The . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Harper Conservatives Delay Robocalls Justice… Again!
by Council of Canadians: After a six-day federal court hearing, eight electors in six ridings have made a strong case that there was widespread voter suppression in the 2011 federal election that benefited Conservative Party candidates. They have asked the federal court judge to annul the results in the six ridings. “The fact that the . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Council of Canadians celebrates first victories of the Robocalls case
by Council of Canadians WHAT: Beginning Monday, the most important legal cases in the history of Canadian elections will be argued before the Federal Court: the applications to contest the outcome of 2011 federal election in six ridings. WHEN: 9:30am, Monday, December 10 (International Human Rights Day). The full federal court hearing of the election . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: May 2011 election fraud legal challenges at Federal Court on Monday
A family that was ordered to leave Canada by Jason Kenney’s IRB was – as they predicted – separated and detained, and the father was tortured by Libyan authorities. The Benhmuda family lived in Canada for eight years, and included two children born in … . . . → Read More: wmtc: this is what jason kenney’s canada looks like: family deported to libya, father is tortured, court cites bias and lies
by Council of Canadians | November 29, 2012: Evidence filed in the Federal Court today includes detailed accounts from voters targeted by fraudulent or harassing calls intended to discourage them from voting in 56 ridings across Ontario, BC, Alberta, Manitoba, and Quebec (the ridings are listed below), likely in violation of the Canada Elections Act. The […] . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive: Elections Canada evidence confirms widespread voter suppression campaign
Michael Sona on CBCListen to the Power Panel comments on the Sona interview first – you can find it here.Then listen to his interview – it is here.And here is a press article by Lawernce Martin on his interview.This story is starting to unravel… . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: RoboCon: Michael Sona – "This entire, massive scheme"
I spent the summer and fall of 2004 working on a Get Out The Vote campaign for the Democrats, not because they were my party of choice, but because I was angry at the prospect of another stolen election, and I wanted to make a difference in the popular vote numbers. After that election . . . → Read More: wmtc: rtod: i ain’t marching (to the u.s. polls) anymore
Elections Canada is [finally] investigating the fraudulent and deceptive calls, aka robocalls, made during the last election… beyond Guelph, Ontario.
Slower than molasses in January!
Other posts on the Robocon Scandal:
A Midsummer Night’s Robocon Scandal Update… 5 Robocon Facts Robocon Scandal continues… Robocon Scandal — UPDATE Robocon Scandal — UPDATE 2 . . . → Read More: somecanuckchick dot com: Slower than molasses in January!