Cabinet met to legally remove Del Mastro as parliamentary secretary under Parliament of Canada Act

Prime Minister Stephen Harper didn’t wait for any ink to dry after Elections Canada investigators charged now Independent MP Dean Del Mastro with four counts of election law violations on Sept. 26, including filing a false document and failing to report $21,000 in expenses from the 2008 election.

Dean Del Mastro, former Conservative MP who resigned from caucus on Sept. 26, pictured in this file photo on Parliament Hill, says he rejects Elections Canada’s allegations and looks forward to defending himself in court. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED :Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 3:49 PM

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