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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 8:42 AM  

Appeal by the accused from a Superior Court of Justice decision dismissing an appeal from convictions under the Canada Elections Act (CEA). The appellant was a successful candidate for a riding in the 2008 federal election and was tried and convicted on charges under the CEA. He was convicted of exceeding his election expense limit, willfully exceeding his personal contribution limit and of filing a false or misleading election campaign return. He was sentenced to 30 days’ imprisonment together with a four-month conditional sentence and 18...