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Four 2006 Liberal leadership candidates still owe money, Elections Canada can’t force them to pay

Liberal leadership candidates from 2006, Stéphane Dion, Ken Dryden, Hedy Fry and Joe Volpe, still have a total total outstanding debt of $399,300.

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
As of July 30, Liberal MP Stéphane Dion owed $7,500, former Liberal MP Ken Dryden owed $225,000, Liberal MP Hedy Fry owed $69,000 and former Liberal MP Joe Volpe owed $97,800.

Federal Liberal leadership candidates from the party’s 2006 contest who haven’t repaid all of their loans are breaking the law, but there’s nothing Elections Canada can do to force them to pay, says Elections Canada.

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Four 2006 Liberal leadership candidates still owe money, Elections Canada can’t force them to pay

Liberal leadership candidates from 2006, Stéphane Dion, Ken Dryden, Hedy Fry and Joe Volpe, still have a total total outstanding debt of $399,300.

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
As of July 30, Liberal MP Stéphane Dion owed $7,500, former Liberal MP Ken Dryden owed $225,000, Liberal MP Hedy Fry owed $69,000 and former Liberal MP Joe Volpe owed $97,800.

Federal Liberal leadership candidates from the party’s 2006 contest who haven’t repaid all of their loans are breaking the law, but there’s nothing Elections Canada can do to force them to pay, says Elections Canada.

  

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Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Maher, Den Tandt's Barrack Hill Balladeers perform at Tunes for Ottawa Food Bank shindig at D'Arcy's, Dec. 17 Dec. 18, 2014

Photograph courtesy of Dylan Robertson
D'Arcy McGees was packed on Wednesday night as Hill journalists, staffers. GR and PR folks came out to raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank.
Photograph courtesy of Mark Bourrie
Stephen Maher and Michael Den Tant performing alongside fellow Barrack Hill Balladeers at D'Arcy's Wednesday night.
Photograph courtesy of Stephen Maher
Mark Fraser and Bobby Watt start off the evening with Irish folk song Carrickfergus.
Embassy News Photograph courtesy of Laura Beaulne-Stuebing
Mark Fraser, Stephen Maher, Michael Den Tant and Celeste Côté.
The Hill Times photograph by Rachel Aiello
The Barrack Hill Balladeers had been practising for a while before their performance, said Stephen Maher. The crowd enjoyed them.

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