Elections Canada Says Doug Ford Can Spend Unlimited Money on Anti-Carbon Tax Ads During Federal Election - 2019-08-22

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F0.png Elections Canada Says Doug Ford Can Spend Unlimited Money on Anti-Carbon Tax Ads During Federal Election August 22, 2019, PressProgress

Environmental groups have been left scratching their heads after Elections Canada warned them they could get caught by restrictions on "issue advertising" simply for raising awareness about climate change science.

Meanwhile, internal documents show the agency has also determined Doug Ford can spend unlimited money on ads attacking carbon taxes.

Talking points scripted for Elections Canada CEO Stéphane Perrault exclusively obtained by PressProgress through Access-to-Information shows what the agency's top bureaucrat was told to say if asked about provincial governments running issue ads during the federal election.

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