Director of public prosecutions says feds’ elections bill could lower public confidence

A provision in the government’s sweeping new election legislation contains a provision that could lower public confidence in the way alleged Canada Elections Act violations are investigated, the federal director of public prosecutions warns.

Democratic Reform Minister of State Pierre Poilievre, pictured in this file photo, introduced the Fair Elections Act on Feb. 4. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED : Monday, April 28, 2014 8:48 PM

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