Published On: Sat, Sep 25th, 2021
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Calgary Police Investigating Newly Elected Liberal MP Over Alleged Flyer Swap on Doorstepon September 25, 2021 at 7:14 pm

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Newly elected Liberal MP George Chahal is under investigation for allegedly swapping an opponent’s campaign ads with his own, Calgary police said. Chahal, a former Calgary city councillor, won as a Liberal candidate in the Calgary Skyview riding in the federal election, defeating Conservative incumbent Jag Sahota by roughly 3,300 votes. But the night before the vote on Sept. 20, Chahal was caught on a doorbell camera appearing to remove Sahota’s campaign flyer and leaving one of his own, as seen in video footage posted to social media. The Calgary Police Service said in a statement that they’ve received a complaint and an investigation is underway. “The report has been directed to our anti-corruption unit that handles investigations of a sensitive nature or involving a public official,” the statement said. “We are in the very early stages of the investigation and at this point we have not yet determined if the …

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