In 2012, NDP Pat Martin did something he no doubt wishes he could take back. It was during the height of the robocalls scandal, in which automatically dialled telephone calls played a recorded message that lied to voters in an Ontario riding about where their polling station was. 632 more words
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OTTAWA — The CRTC took aggressive steps to police political robocalls on Wednesday, fining MPs, political parties and the call-centre company that was used to send out the “Pierre Poutine” robocall on election day. 970 more words
OTTAWA – The prime minister said Wednesday that a controversial “push poll” in Saskatchewan followed all the rules, hours after a senior Conservative MP from that province denounced the robocall as “deceptive” and said the party’s political director should be held responsible. 710 more words
Pat Martin has a new cause: Save Me From my Mouth.
The Winnipeg MP, famous for saying whatever flits through his brain, is in trouble for allegedly defaming RackNine, Inc., the telemarketing firm that got caught up in the robocall controversy. 358 more words