Canadians won’t be the only ones watching October’s election. An international body that specializes in monitoring elections plans to send a team to watch the federal campaign for the first time since 2006.
The Organization for Security and Economic Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is drawing up the plan in direct response to opposition and civil society concerns about recent changes to Canada’s election law under the Conservative government. Canada is a member of the OSCE.
With an election call expected as early as this weekend, the OSCE election observer mission’s findings could validate – or dismiss – criticisms from opposition parties, some …read more
Source: Ottawa Citizen