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Read the full Supreme Court ruling on the disputed Etobicoke Centre election

The Supreme Court of Canada building in Ottawa.

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The Supreme Court handed down a 4-3 decision Thursday to preserve the May 2011 federal election results for the riding of Etobicoke Centre. Conservative Ted Opitz had defeated incumbent Liberal Borys Wrzesnewskyj by just 26 votes.

Read the full report from Steven Chase and the decision below (click the button in the bottom corner of the box to make it full screen):

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