International group sends team to Ottawa to monitor election, impact of Fair Elections Act

'Systemic' issues—including possible interference from robocalls—being observed as part of OSCE assessment mission that civil society has called 'irregular.'

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Hannah Roberts, head of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights Election Assessment Mission to Canada, Oct. 10.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Saturday, 10/10/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 10/20/2015 7:58 pm EDT

A team of international observers is assessing Canada's election process, including potential implications of the recently-passed Fair Elections Act and "systemic issues" that could include robocalling.

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