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News Releases: Commissioner of Canada Elections

Commissioner of Canada Elections Announces
the Laying of a Canada Elections Act Charge Following
the Investigation of Deceptive Telephone Calls
During the May 2011 General Election

Ottawa, April 2, 2013

"The strong public reaction to the fraudulent telephone calls made to electors in Guelph during the May 2011 general election shows how deeply disturbed Canadians were by what happened," said Mr. Côté. "I hope that the charge we filed today will send a strong message that such abuses under the Canada Elections Act will not be tolerated."

For information specific to this matter:

Public Prosecution Service of Canada Media Relations
613-954-7803
or at www.ppsc-sppc.gc.ca

General information:
Elections Canada Media Relations
1-877-877-9515
or at www.elections.ca