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Tell me we don't need union finaincial disclosure

Posted: Fri Jan 29, 2016 11:04 am
by NC
Union paid members to be at Trudeau campaign event: elections commissioner
A trade union in Ontario broke Canada Election Act rules when it paid some of its members $100 each to stand behind Justin Trudeau during a Liberal Party election campaign event last year, according to a notice from the Commissioner of Canada Elections.

On Sept. 15, Trudeau made a campaign stop in Waterloo, Ont., to announce that the Liberal Party would invest $750 million in skilled trades training. Unbeknownst to the party, the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada, Local 527, paid 23 of its members $100 each to attend and stand behind Trudeau during his announcement.

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