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Canada says study of CIA shows no vote rigging

The Canadian government confirmed reports that Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau's office had ordered a secret investigation of charges that the CIA tried to rig Canadian elections, but it said no improper activities had been discovered.

The government was responding to a document that surfaced in Parliament charging that ''the CIA was extensively involved in penetrating Canadian security services.''

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The document, based on information from former Howard Hughes aide John Meier, said the CIA ''was involved in financing election campaigns and individual candidates in several provinces . . . during the period 1970 to 1976.''

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