Citizen Action Monitor

Harper’s Fair (Unfair) Elections Act attempted coverup of widespread 2011 election fraud

As well, the Act makes voter identification harder and prohibits Elections Canada from encouraging Canadians to vote No 1031 Posted by fw, April 12, 2014 “The Unfair Elections Act is … Continue reading

April 12, 2014

Commons debate offers example of Tory MP’s arrogance and stonewalling over “Robogate”

No 492 Posted by fw, June 2, 2012 “Once again I say taking it up with Elections Canada is an inadequate response to a serious problem. In 2011 we know … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Trail of election irregularities dating to 2005 raises Elizabeth May’s suspicions

Canada does a poor job of investigating serious election irregularities No 442 Posted by fw, March 24, 2012 “Canadians must not allow allegations of serious election crimes to be swept … Continue reading

March 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Don’t delay courts’ review of Robocall tainted election results argues Osgoode Hall law professor

Court reviews are the key. They must happen as soon as possible. No 434 Posted by fw, March 12, 2012 “The robocall affair puts us at the brink of crisis … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Secrecy prevents disclosure of Elections Canada’s rulings on election complaints

Canadians must insist that politicians hold investigative election officials to account No 431 Posted by fw, March 7, 2012 “But the real problem is that it is not clear that … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Harper’s abrupt reply to my letter re election Robo-Calls reflects a dismissive attitude towards citizens’ concerns

Where Harper is unresponsive, Elizabeth May is personal and caring No 426 Posted by fw, March 4, 2012 I was one of tens of thousands of Canadians who answered leadnow.ca’s … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

leadnow.ca urges citizens to demand full public inquiry into dirty tricks election practices by Tory operatives

This news casts doubt on legitimacy of Harper’s majority,which it only narrowly won by 6,201 votes in 14 ridings If the public inquiry finds widespread electoral fraud, we could contest … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

U of T Prof straight from the heart: “Harper majority would kill Canada’s Parliamentary Democracy”

No 168 Posted by fw, April 30, 2011 “Because I really fear – this may sound extreme – that if the Harper Conservatives were to win a majority in the … Continue reading

April 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

“Vote the Canada that can be … a return to tolerance and decency”

No 167 Posted by fw, April 30, 2011 “On Monday, I personally will vote for country: for the Canada that can be. I will vote for a return to tolerance … Continue reading

April 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Democracy Watch releases “Report Card on 2011 Good Gov’t Election Platforms”

No 166, Posted by fw, April 28, 2011 “All the federal parties except the Green Party have failed to respond to high voter concern about democracy and trust issues, but … Continue reading

April 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Vote because you can, urges Leadnow.ca

No 165 Posted by fw, April 28, 2011 As I reported in a March 5, 2011 post, leadnow.ca was created by a committed team of bright, enthusiastic young Canadians to … Continue reading

April 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Canadians “cool” on “trust, ethics, and accountability?” “Balderdash” says this Canadian

No 164 Guest post, April 28, 2011 Stephen Harper would have us believe that the electorate is more interested in the pocketbook issues of a strong economy, jobs, taxes, pensions, … Continue reading

April 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

CCPA: A research body the “less educated, less sophisticated” are likely to use

No 163 Posted by fw, April 27, 2011 The previous post, Is Election 2011 outcome really in the hands of ‘the less educated and less sophisticated parts of society”? cited Professor Peter … Continue reading

April 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Is Election 2011 outcome really in the hands of “the less educated and less sophisticated parts of society”?

No 162 Posted by fw, April 27, 2011 “Much of our undemocratic condition was a result of the power hoarding of prime ministers who came before Harper, says Peter Russell, … Continue reading

April 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Stop Harper: Importance of getting out the vote

No 161 Guest post, April 23, 2011 Thanks to my friend, Marjorie, for the following email — Many reports suggest high turnout in recent advanced polls. Encouraging!   Let’s hope the university vote … Continue reading

April 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

Author Nino Ricci sarcastically exposes Harper’s “nakedness” in open letter

No 160 Posted by fw, April 21, 2011 An Open Letter to Stephen Harper Originally posted April 18, 2011 by blogbot 18 April 2011 The Right Hon. Stephen Joseph Harper, … Continue reading

April 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Want to see more of the Koch brothers at play in our tar sands? Vote Conservative

No 159 Posted by fw, April 21, 2011 Why are Charles and David Koch smiling? (Pronounced “coke” as in “coal”) Perhaps it’s because Alberta’s lobbyist registry reveals that on March … Continue reading

April 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Ignatieff’s rousing “Rise up” speech. Tories quickly insert it in attack ads

No 158 Posted by fw, April 21, 2011 True to form, it didn’t take long for the Tories to edit the video of Michael Ignatieff’s “Rise up” speech in Sudbury … Continue reading

April 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Check out Election Almanac for latest election news

No 153 Posted by fw, April 12, 2011 Whether you’re a political junkie or just a curious spectator, Election Almanac is worth a visit. I discovered it quite by accident … Continue reading

April 12, 2011 · Leave a comment