No evidence against Conservatives in robocalls scandal

Employees at a Thunder Bay call centre assigned to make deceitful calls on the Federal Election Day were fully aware of the misleading nature of their task. Former employees say they knew what they were doing was fraudulent.

“We would call these (voters) and they would say ‘we went there and that’s not a real place,’” said a former Responsive Marketing Group Inc. employee who cannot be named.  “The whole call centre (noticed it was happening).

“We called the RCMP. We actually also told our supervisor about it. [However no action was taken].”

Despite all the hoo-ha, there is no evidence that this fraudulent act was backed by the Conservative Party of Canada. According to the Elections Act, it is against the law to notify voters to go to an off beam or non-existent polling station.

According to Interim Liberal leader Bob Rae, he knows of 27 Liberal ridings that received robocalls.

He said: “What inevitably happens is that people will look back at what they thought was an isolated incident in their riding and then they begin to understand that it may have been part of some sort of larger pattern.”

Interim federal NDP leader Nycole Turmel says the feds are not in charge of investigating such issues.

“It is really sad for the election process,” said Ms. Turmel in Toronto. “This doesn’t help people who don’t vote, to come back and believe in the election process.”

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  1. Stephen Harper, Rob Nicholson, John Baird, Jim Flaherty, Diane Finley, Peter MacKay, Tom Lukiwski and Vic Toews, along with the rest of the Conservatives are liars, cheats and thieves! Bill-C10 threatens to throw many in jail longer and needlessly! Bill C-11 would strip Canadians of even more rights to what we already own and censor our flow of information! Bill-30 will strip us of our privacy! Now lets not forget the G20 fiasco, Vic Toews immortal speech about Canadians being pedophiles, the planned pension cuts, they place gag orders on those they appoint to various studies so that if the studies turn up data contradicting their comment_content_IDeals, they can suppress the data, or their election fraud, and now they can’t even get our budget out on time!
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