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Former MP Dean Del Mastro holds Hill press briefing to outline “seemingly biased and inequitable treatment” by elections commissioner – IPolitics
by ahnationtalk onMay 9, 2019126 Views
May 9, 2019
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ON & AROUND THE HILL
After postponing his planned press briefing due to the latest developments in the now-closed breach of trust case against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro is back on schedule to share his concerns over what he sees as “the seemingly biased and inequitable treatment of SNC Lavalin and others by the Commissioner of Canada Elections,” particularly, although presumably not exclusively, when compared to the decision to take him to trial over financial issues related to his 2008 campaign, which ultimately resulted in his conviction of three elections-related offences.
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