Aug. 7: The Conservatives showed the door to candidate Augustin Ali Kitoko in Montreal’s Hochelaga riding after he shared an album of photos from Mulcair’s Facebook page.
Aug. 21: Conservative candidate Gilles Guibord was forced to resign from the race in Montreal’s Rosemont—La-Petite-Patrie riding over sexist comments he allegedly made in online comments section of the Journal de Montreal newspaper.
Aug. 24: Conservative candidate Wiliam Moughrabi in the Montreal riding of Ahuntsic-Cartierville had to erase online comments that were deemed violent and misogynist in nature. He did not step down.
Aug. 25: Soheil Eid, a Conservative candidate in Joliette, Que., apologized twice for a Facebook post that drew a parallel between the words of Mulcair and comments attributed to Joseph Goebbels, Hitler’s infamous propaganda minister.
Sept. 7: The Conservatives dropped Toronto-Danforth candidate Tim Dutaud after he was found to have posted videos of himself making crank calls on YouTube — in one, he posed as a mentally disabled man; in another, he feigned an orgasm.
Sept. 7: The Conservatives cut ties with Jerry Bance, who was running in Toronto’s Scarborough Rouge Park riding, after he was caught by the CBC on camera urinating into a coffee cup while he was an appliance repairman
Sept. 8: Sue MacDonell, a board member for the Conservatives’ Bay of Quinte Electoral District Association, was fired after she posted on Facebook that a Cree woman recently crowned Mrs. Universe was a monster and a “smug entitled Liberal pet.” (Way to go hometown Tory!!!-joe)
Sept. 15: The Conservatives dismissed Blair Dale, a candidate in the riding of Bonavista-Burin-Trinity, because of comments posted on Facebook the party said were “incompatible.”
Oct. 1: A Facebook exchange between Robert Strickland, the Conservative candidate for the Nova Scotia riding of Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, and a young voter was deleted after Strickland was pilloried online for being condescending toward the 22-year-old voter and dismissing his comments. “I will wait for you to gain some experience in life. Please respond when you have a tenure higher than 1 year at any one employer and perhaps have completed a degree…” said the post. Strickland said the comment was made by a volunteer staffer.
Now Jagdish Grewell is fired for being a homophobic hate mongerer who believes children who may be gay should be put through some sort of treatment (which he doesn’t describe) to make them normal. This is after Jason Kenney’s racist tweets. These are some cynical and twisted people.
Data provided by CBC