Summary of the Notice of Violation

Name of individual, corporation or entity Steven Ford
Date of violation January 21, 2022
Section of the Act 477.59(1)
Baseline amount $500
Aggravating factor N/A
Mitigating factor N/A
AMP total amount $500
Issued by Manager, Compliance Unit

Key facts of violation

As the official agent for the electoral campaign of Roland Laufer, the Green Party of Canada candidate in the electoral district of Northwest Territories during the 44th federal general election (held on September 20, 2021), Steven Ford was required by subsection 477.59(1) of the Canada Elections Act (the Act) to provide the Candidate's Electoral Campaign Return and other required documents (Return) to the Chief Electoral Officer, outlining the financing and expenses for the candidate's electoral campaign.

The deadline to submit the Return was January 20, 2022. Elections Canada's records show that as of May 10, 2023, the Return had still not been submitted.

There are therefore reasonable grounds to believe that Steven Ford failed to provide the Return, as required by subsection 477.59(1) of the Act.

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