Two-and-a-half months away from the federal election, the Liberal Party is still scrambling to get candidates in place, and has triggered a clause in its constitution that lets other rules around nominating candidates fall by the wayside.
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A number of unions have registered as third party advertisers in the lead up to the October election, but PSAC, PIPSC and CUPW, all big spenders in 2015, haven't locked down their exact spending goals yet.
Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner