Comments made by NDP candidate Ross Eadie at an all-candidates forum on Monday have prompted a formal complaint to Elections Manitoba. The charges involve such a serious breach of election laws that any investigation must also include everyone running under the NDP banner in the election.
It will be the first test of Elections Manitoba since the retirement last April of former chief electoral officer Richard Balasko who helped the NDP cover up a scheme by the party during the provincial election of 1999 to file phony candidate expense forms and fraudulently collect rebates from the public purse.
During the all-candidates' forum at the Norquay Community Centre, Eadie...well, why don't we let an eyewitness tell the story.
AlexLV, as he calls himself, posted this play by play on the Winnipeg Free Press website Wednesda…