News Releases: Commissioner of Canada Elections

Update on Commissioner of Canada Elections'
Compliance and Enforcement Activities

Gatineau, July 16, 2020

Over the course of the last several months, the Commissioner of Canada Elections (CCE) has continued working to ensure compliance with, and enforcement of, the Canada Elections Act (the Act). What follows is a summary of formal compliance and enforcement activities carried out by the CCE during that time.

Note: Due to the circumstances surrounding the pandemic, these measures had not been publicly announced, in order to support the Government of Canada’s efforts in focusing communications with Canadians on information related to COVID-19 and the measures of support available to them.

The Commissioner of Canada Elections is the independent officer responsible for ensuring compliance with, and enforcement of, the Canada Elections Act and the federal Referendum Act.

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