The community team rounds up the most-commented articles from the Globe and Mail's website and features the most popular postings. (Note: Some comments have been condensed and edited. Scores are accurate at the time of publishing.)
A report about an Elections Canada investigation into allegations of campaign spending irregularities by Dean Del Mastro, Conservative MP for Peterborough, Ont., received the most comments of any story on our website last week.
Of the 1,060 comments received, the highest-rated with a score of 270 (280 thumbs up, 11 down) was by Andy850, who wrote:
"Where is Elections Canada? Better yet, bring in the RCMP."
These are top 10 most-commented articles for the week of July 2, 2012:
1.Liberals propose Commons committee to discuss Del Mastro affair Comments: 1,060
2.Take the romance out of farming and ditch locavorism Comments: 913
4.Liberals woo voters in enemy territory during Calgary Stampede Comments: 586
5.Record-setting heat wave leaves 30 dead in U.S. Comments: 519
7.Canada’s vanishing tech sector Comments: 425
10. How do you fix a problem like the Leafs? Comments: 342