Olivier tells Sudbury byelection trial he’s not sure he was offered paid jobs to step aside

Olivier tells Sudbury byelection trial he's not sure he was offered paid jobs to step aside
Olivier tells Sudbury byelection trial he's not sure he was offered paid jobs to step aside
“I wasn't sure they were monetary or not,” Andrew Olivier said Friday in the Election Act bribery trial of former Wynne deputy chief of staff Patricia Sorbara and Sudbury Liberal organizer Gerry Lougheed. The two are accused of offering jobs or

Witness Andrew Olivier leaves following the first day of the bribery trial in Sudbury on Thursday. As a Liberal candidate, Mr. Olivier was allegedly offered an appointment or job with the provincial party to drop out of a nomination race and open the … . Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault insisted that two of his office staff be given paid jobs in return for his defection to the Ontario Liberal Party, lawyers for the Crown argued on the first day of the Sudbury byelection trial. Brian Greenspan, lawyer for …
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Olivier tells Sudbury byelection trial he's not sure he was offered paid jobs to step aside

Liberal bribery trial hears details of allegations involving ex-NDP MP Thibeault
Liberal bribery trial hears details of allegations involving ex-NDP MP Thibeault

The Sudbury byelection bribery trial is underway in a courtroom in the provincial building in downtown Sudbury. (File). SUDBURY — Inside a courtroom at the provincial building downtown, the Sudbury byelection bribery trial got underway on Thursday.

Wynne's preferred candidate in Sudbury by-election sought jobs for staff, court told

All the evidence is on tape. If Gerry Lougheed and Pat Sorbara are found not guilty, they're still not going to look very good. Andrew Olivier was a witness during the first day in an Election Act bribery trial in Sudbury. Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian …

Liberal bribery trial hears details of allegations involving ex-NDP MP Thibeault

In the first day of the Sudbury byelection bribery case, the court heard an as yet unreleased recording Andrew Olivier, who hoped to be the Liberal candidate in Sudbury, made of a conversation he had with then party CEO Patricia Sorbara. (File). Editor …

Ex-Liberal candidate Andrew Olivier cross-examined in Sudbury byelection trial

Wynne's preferred candidate in Sudbury by-election sought jobs for staff, court told
Wynne's preferred candidate in Sudbury by-election sought jobs for staff, court told

Andrew Olivier, the former prospective Liberal candidate in the Sudbury, Ont., by-election, arrives in court on the second day in the Election Act bribery trial in Sudbury on Friday. Sean Kilpatrick/ Justin Giovannetti. SUDBURY, Ont.

SUDBURY, Ont. — Former New Democrat MP Glenn Thibeault asked for paid jobs for constituency office staffers in exchange for running in a provincial byelection that Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was "determined" to win, a Liberal bribery trial heard

The long-awaited trial based on taped conversations released three years ago, began with the release of a new tape. It's another phone call between Liberal CEO Pat Sorbara and former Sudbury candidate Andrew Olivier recorded on November 23, 2014,. One of three tapes released on the opening day of the Sudbury bribery trial captured discord between Andrew Olivier and former Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci over the 2014 provincial election. While two of the three tapes were already public knowledge … . Gerry Lougheed Jr. and Pat Sorbara arrived at the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines building on Cedar Street on Thursday morning to begin their trial on Election Act bribery charges connected to the 2015 Sudbury byelection. Lougheed

Listen: Here's the unreleased recording Olivier made of Pat Sorbara

For too long, the Ontario Liberals have been operating one of the most politically corrupt governments this province has ever seen, and they have done so with impunity. Politically corrupt not in the sense of criminal wrongdoing — there's been no such … . SUDBURY, Ont. — A man at the centre of allegations against two Ontario Liberals accused of bribery under the Election Act is set to testify for a second day today. The trial began Thursday in Sudbury, Ont., for Pat Sorbara, the Ontario Liberal Party …

Chris Selley: Day one of the Sudbury byelection trial — what is a 'candidate,' anyway?

Premier Kathleen Wynne's former chief of staff, Patricia Sorbara, and Sudbury businessman Gerry Lougheed are charged with trying to induce a potential Liberal nominee out of a byelection race with offers of jobs or appointments. Patricia Sorbara … . A trial is set to begin Thursday for two Ontario Liberals on Election Act bribery charges. Pat Sorbara, a former Ontario Liberal Party CEO, and Gerry Lougheed, a Sudbury Liberal fundraiser, are accused of offering a would-be candidate a job or …

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