Strawberries and other fruits are all the rage on Twitter tonight

As polling continues across the country we are seeing more evidence of the problems Canadians have with Section 329, the law which prohibits Canadians from exposing election results before all polls across the country have closed. The twitter hashtag #tweettheresults is fast becoming one of the most controversial trends during this election. This is a[…]

Sec 329

Should Sec. 329 of the Canada Elections Act be repealed or amended?

Tweeting or posting a comment about the election results on your Twitter or Facebook wall on election night in Canada could make you $25,000 poorer according to John Enright, spokesman for Elections Canada. The agency was forced to alert tweet-happy Canadians to a 1938 law which banned the “premature transmission” of election results across time[…]