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Senator Raymond Lavigne arrives to the Ottawa courthouse for sentencing on his fraud and breach of trust charges in Ottawa on Thursday, June 16, 2011.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press

Former senator Raymond Lavigne won't be getting out of jail early.

The Ontario Parole Board has denied Lavigne's application for early parole.

The one-time Liberal MP was convicted of fraud for claiming travel expenses for trips actually taken by his staffers.

He was also convicted of breach of trust for having his staff work on his personal farm while on taxpayer time.

Lavigne resigned 10 days after being convicted, trading in his $132,000 annual salary for a parliamentary pension that could reach $79,000 a year.

He was sentenced to six months in jail and another six under house arrest.

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