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Sona deserves 18 months in jail: Crown

GUELPH, Ont. – Michael Sona should spend at least a year and a half behind bars in order to send a strong message to anyone who might consider meddling with the sacrosanct right of Canadians to cast a ballot, the Crown urged Friday. 674 more words


Sona likely didn't act alone, says Crown

GUELPH, Ont. – Crown lawyers and Michael Sona’s defence team agreed Monday it’s likely multiple people were behind the thousands of misleading robocalls that went out to Liberal supporters on the morning of the 2011 federal election. 764 more words


Alleged robocall mastermind proud of the "chaos" he created, court hears

GUELPH — Michael Sona compared himself to the hero of the TV show 24 when he described running a last-minute scheme to send Guelph voters to the wrong polling station, a witness testified Thursday. 1,031 more words


Sona said he didn't act alone, witness says

GUELPH, Ont. – Crown lawyers wrapped up their case against Michael Sona on Thursday as the lawyer for the former Conservative campaign worker said he would not be calling any witnesses to testify, including his client. 629 more words


Accused thanked 'Pierre' after election win

GUELPH, Ont. – In the early voting hours of election day in 2011, Michael Sona — an eager young campaign worker now on trial for allegedly orchestrating a misleading series of political robocalls — jubilantly declared, “It’s working,” a star Crown witness testified Wednesday. 1,063 more words