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Elections Canada says Opitz exceeded 2008 nomination campaign donation, only had one other donor for $50

Conservative MP Ted Opitz, who reached an agreement with the federal elections commissioner acknowledging that he donated nearly $7,000 more to his election nomination campaign in 2008 than he was legally allowed, had only one other contribution, $50, for the contest, the MP’s new return to Elections Canada shows.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MP Ted Opitz, pictured in 2012 with his wife Cynthia, after the Supreme Court confirmed his 2011 election victory over Liberal incumbent Borys Wrzesnewskyj after it had been overturned by an Ontario Superior Court judge. Mr. Opitz won the election by 26 votes.

 

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Elections Canada says Opitz exceeded 2008 nomination campaign donation, only had one other donor for $50

Conservative MP Ted Opitz, who reached an agreement with the federal elections commissioner acknowledging that he donated nearly $7,000 more to his election nomination campaign in 2008 than he was legally allowed, had only one other contribution, $50, for the contest, the MP’s new return to Elections Canada shows.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MP Ted Opitz, pictured in 2012 with his wife Cynthia, after the Supreme Court confirmed his 2011 election victory over Liberal incumbent Borys Wrzesnewskyj after it had been overturned by an Ontario Superior Court judge. Mr. Opitz won the election by 26 votes.

 

  

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Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
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The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
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GRIC directors feel the chill.
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From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
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Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
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NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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