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New evidence that voter suppression changed outcome of 2011 federal election | rabble.ca

New evidence that voter suppression changed outcome of 2011 federal election | rabble.ca | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
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Robocalls scandal means it’s time to update elections laws | hilltimes.com

Robocalls scandal means it’s time to update elections laws | hilltimes.com | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
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TheSpec - Robocalls: It’s time to call in the courts

The robocall affair puts us at the brink of crisis in our electoral democracy.
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I was the first robocalls victim

I was the first robocalls victim | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
My name is Briony Penn — I am a journalist and lecturer, and I ran as a political candidate in the 2008 federal election. My other claim to fame is apparently being the first “victim” of illegal robocalls.
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Tories steady despite robocall accusations, poll shows | CTV Edmonton

Tories steady despite robocall accusations, poll shows | CTV Edmonton | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
CTV Edmonton - Tories steady despite robocall accusations, poll shows - Canadian Television...
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The case against a Conservative conspiracy

The case against a Conservative conspiracy | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
Hyper-partisan though it may be, the Tory leadership is unlikely to have been behind the robo-call affair...
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Voter was told take 90-minute journey to cast ballot during federal...

Voter was told take 90-minute journey to cast ballot during federal... | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
The Star asked if you had received any strange phone calls during the 2011 federal election, and you let us know.
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Robo-calls could have affected outcomes in some ridings

Robo-calls could have affected outcomes in some ridings | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
Anger over alleged election fraud is spreading further afield as ridings with close results and alleged suspicious phone calls targeting voters are shaping up to become potential battlegrounds in the continuing “robo-call” saga...
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Robo-calls: Conservative backbencher lays blame for robo-calls with...

Robo-calls: Conservative backbencher lays blame for robo-calls with... | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
Conservative MP tries different defence of mistaken robo-calls, saying voter lists are full of errors.
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At robocall protest, comedian Sean Devlin nails Conservatives with "math problems" speech

At robocall protest, comedian Sean Devlin nails Conservatives with "math problems" speech | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
At the robo-call protest in Victory Square yesterday, one of the highlights was a speech by local comedian and activist Sean Devlin, whose biting sense of humour was mixed with powerful historic examp...
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Robocall Scandal: Canadian 2011 Federal Election

A mashup of remarks from various sources, mostly CBC News, The National, and the Rick Mercer Report, on the "robocall" election scandal during the Canadian f...
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Conservative MPs Used U.S.-Based Telemarketers

Conservative MPs Used U.S.-Based Telemarketers | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
CBC News has learned that more than a dozen Conservative MPs employed U.S.-based political telemarketing firms during the last federal election campaign, contrary to Stephen Harper’s statement in Parliament this week.
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Robocall scandal: NDP MP Pat Martin says $5M RackNine defamation lawsuit an attempt to 'silence critics' | News | National Post

Robocall scandal: NDP MP Pat Martin says $5M RackNine defamation lawsuit an attempt to 'silence critics' | News | National Post | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
New Democratic Party MP Pat Martin does not think much of the $5-million defamation lawsuit filed against him and the NDP by RackNine, the company at the centre of the robocall scandal.
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Elections Canada boss breaks silence over robo-call controversy

Elections Canada boss breaks silence over robo-call controversy | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
700 complaints about phony dialling received by agency in past three weeks, chief electoral officer reveals...
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Ring around the robocalls

Ring around the robocalls | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
Conservatives quietly admit something went wrong in that Guelph riding. Their mission now is to stop the scandal from infecting the rest of the party.
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Inside the Conservatives' voter suppression school

Inside the Conservatives' voter suppression school | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
In 2010, John Fryer, a member of the Order of Canada and an adjunct professor at the University of Victoria, attended a campaign school training offered by the Conservative-aligned Manning Centr...
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Robo-calling Conservatives have lost people's consent

Robo-calling Conservatives have lost people's consent | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
“The first law of holes” is to stop digging when you’re in one.
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Robocall scandal allegations unprecedented, says former elections boss

Robocall scandal allegations unprecedented, says former elections boss | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
Jean-Pierre Kingsley says recent allegations of systematic voter-suppression phone calls are unprecedented in the country's electoral history.
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NYT: Canada: Agency Investigates Complaints of Mass Irregularities in 2011 Election

NYT: Canada: Agency Investigates Complaints of Mass Irregularities in 2011 Election | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
An independent agency said Friday that it was investigating more than 31,000 complaints of voting irregularities related to automated telephone calls during the last election.
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Tim Harper: Allegations of fraud, sleaze a turnoff to voters

Tim Harper: Allegations of fraud, sleaze a turnoff to voters | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
Three things have to happen, and happen quickly, before we all must gird ourselves for an even more disengaged electorate and a voter turnout in 2015 that could convulse the nation.
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Robo-calls: Tory election official Guy Giorno wants ‘full weight of law...

Robo-calls: Tory election official Guy Giorno wants ‘full weight of law... | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
Conservative Party campaign co-chair Guy Giorno says “full weight of the law” should be thrown at whoever is behind calls to deliberately mislead voters in the 2011 election.
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thestar.com iPhone : Robo-calls: Tory MPs used top U.S. Republican firm during May election

thestar.com iPhone : Robo-calls: Tory MPs used top U.S. Republican firm during May election | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it

Fourteen Conservative MPs signed on with a well-connected Republican company during last year’s election campaign, contrary to the party’s claims, the Star has learned.

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Where’s the intrepid Poirot in a case like robo-calls?

Where’s the intrepid Poirot in a case like robo-calls? | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
Parliamentarians are very good at barking; they’re very bad at investigating...

 

This affair will peter out, as most unsolved mysteries do, without more direct and explosive information. The sheer scale of the robo-calls is such as to overwhelm the investigative arm of Elections Canada.

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The Canadian Nixon

The Canadian Nixon | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it
Dimitry Anastakis and Jeet Heer: Stephen Harper's feud with Elections Canada is just the latest front in his war against government institutions...
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Elections Canada confirms 'robocalls' investigation | CTV Calgary

Elections Canada confirms 'robocalls' investigation | CTV Calgary | Canadian Robo Call Scandal | Scoop.it

Elections Canada has confirmed it has launched an investigation into so-called "robocalls" used during the 2011 federal election after receiving a high volume of complaints.

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