THE DEMOCRATIC REPORTER
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In Mississauga it has long been that it doesn't matter how you win just as long as you win, so the question is how far does that mentally extend into the so-called Democratic election in Mississauga.
In the 1988 Mississauga election there was the strange and troubling
Was this a case where there was an effort made for history to repeat itself?
Found in - Revised statutes of Ontario, 1980 - Being A - Revision and consolidation of the public general acts of the Legislature of Ontario, published under the authority of the statutes revision act, 1979 - Vol. 5 - Printed and published by the Queen's printer, Toronto - Chap. 308, starting page 491.
(f) directly or indirectly, himself or by any other person on his behalf, on account of and as payment for voting or for having voted, or for illegally agreeing or having agreed to vote for any candidate at an election, or on account of and as payment for having illegally assisted or agreed to assist any candidate at an election, applies to such candidate for the gift or loan of any money or valuable consideration, or for the promise of the gift or loan of any money or 'valuable consideration, or for any office, place or employment, or the promise of any office, place or employment; or
( i) in order to induce a person to allow himself to be nominated as a candidate, or to refrain from becoming a candidate, or to withdraw if he has become a candidate, gives or procures any office, place or employment, or agrees to give or procure or offers or promises to procure, or endeavours to procure any office, place or employment for such person, or for any other person,
is guilty of bribery: and on conviction is liable to a fine of $200, or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both, and is disqualified from voting at any election for four years.
(2) If, when the candidate is convicted of committing a corrupt practice, the presiding judge finds that the act constituting in law a corrupt practice was committed without any corrupt intent, the candidate is not subject to the penalties and disabilities provided by subsection (1). 1977, c. 62, s. 105.
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