Final Disposition at Trial – June 20, 2017

Accused: Cameron Hastings of Richmond Hill, Ontario
Facts: On February 3, 2017, a charge was sworn under the Canada Elections Act in the Ontario Court of Justice in Newmarket. The charge related to an investigation into events that took place during the 41st general election in 2011.
Offence: Cameron Hastings was charged with:
  • circumventing the former statutory contribution limit by paying for expenses in relation to his electoral campaign for the general election of May 2, 2011, out of his own funds.
Plea On June 20, 2017, Cameron Hastings pleaded guilty to circumventing the contribution limit
Sentence: Absolute discharge

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