News Releases: Commissioner of Canada Elections

Commissioner of Canada Elections announces five
administrative monetary penalties for
Canada Elections Act violations

Gatineau, November 2, 2023

The Commissioner of Canada Elections (CCE), Caroline J. Simard, announced today the publication of five administrative monetary penalties (AMPs) to address violations under the Canada Elections Act (the Act). To maintain transparency, and as required by the Act, summaries of AMPs are published on the CCE’s website.

Notices of Violation imposing AMPs were issued to:

AMPs are administrative tools of compliance that the Commissioner can use to address violations under the Act. They aim to promote compliance with the Act. More information about AMPs can be found in our Policy for the Administrative Monetary Penalty Regime.

The Office of the Commissioner of Canada Elections is distinct from Elections Canada and the Commissioner carries out a different mandate. Elections Canada administers the Canada Elections Act and federal elections while the Commissioner is responsible for ensuring compliance with, and enforcement of, the Act.


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