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Robocallers be warned: The CRTC is watching you in this election

Canada’s communications regulator and watchdog has imposed rules to prevent a repeat of the robocalls scandal that marred the 2011 election.

The rules are straightforward: Anyone – candidates and political parties, corporations, trade associations and other persons or groups – using a calling-service provider to call voters during the election will have to register with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission within 48 hours of making the first call. 458 more words


The Tories Hate Democracy.

The Harper Tories hate democracy, and there’s not actually any point in pretending otherwise anymore. Their latest assault on our system of government comes in the form of a new bill… 111 more words