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The Gargoyle: Justin Trudeau's political style a phenomenon to watch

EDMONTON — In the age of the selfie, he is the political king.

They cluster around him. Mothers and fathers with children. Old men with canes. 678 more words

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CONTORTIONISTS AND DUMMIES

Every nation gets the government it deserves.  –Joseph de Maistre, 1811

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Del Mastro grilled over bank deposit during election campaign

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – In a tense day of cross-examination Friday, MP Dean Del Mastro admitted he couldn’t explain who transferred $11,500 to his bank account a few hours before a $21,000 cheque was cashed by a federal campaign supplier. 684 more words

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Dean Del Mastro on defensive over use of his bank card for money transfer at centre of overspending trial, suggests wife could be behind it

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — Dean Del Mastro is on the defensive as he endures a full day of cross-examination at his election overspending trial in Peterborough, Ont. 513 more words

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Del Mastro contradicts key witness at Elections Act trial

PETERBOROUGH, ONT. — MP Dean Del Mastro on Wednesday started to tell the story he’s been waiting to share for two years, contradicting the testimony of a key Crown witness at his trial, and portraying himself as a caring, successful and hard-working member of Parliament. 817 more words

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Invoices were backdated for 2008 election campaign at MP Dean Del Mastro's request, trial told

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — Computer records introduced in court Friday show that key financial documents in the trail of Dean Del Mastro were created during the 2008 election campaign but dated months earlier, backing up the testimony of the key witness and posing a challenge for the MP’s defence. 648 more words

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