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Resource ID: #21050
Subject: Elections
Source: The National Post (Ontario, Canada)
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Date: April 1, 2, 3; May 20

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An in-depth investigation by the National Post reveals how the "Bloc Quebecois, a federal seperatist party in Canada, planned and executed a scheme...to deliberately inflate the expenses of its candidates in the 2000 federal Canadian election using a system that party organizers secretly called 'La Methode In & Out". The story goes on to detail how the Liberal government ignored an earlier warning by Chief Electoral Officer about this loophole that existed in the Canada Elections Act. Furtermore, the report reveals how the Bloc Party Leader Gilles Duceppe refused to sign those party candidates' papers who expressed their discomfort with "La Methode...".

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