Pierre Trudeau would be proud of Elections Canada

8 Aug

Applying the law “unevenly” to encourage “democracy”…

Kingsley, who served as chief electoral officer between 1990 and 2007, said Wednesday that candidates – especially those running for fringe parties or as independents – deserve a little leniency because they’re making a “statement for democracy.”

“If those guys, those gals get into a little bit of trouble, we have to be careful about that,” he said, adding it was for that reason the Canada Elections Act gave the independent elections oversight body a range of options in handling these cases, from sending letters outlining the rules to jail time.

Because in Canada everyone is equal, some are just more equal than others...

 

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