News Releases: Commissioner of Canada Elections

Commissioner of Canada Elections Announces
the Laying of Canada Elections Act Charges

Gatineau, October 2, 2014

Pursuant to a decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Commissioner of Canada Elections, Mr. Yves Côté, has announced that his office has laid two charges under the Canada Elections Act, a federal statute.

The charges were filed on October 2, 2014 in the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

David Del Mastro and Tori-Lynn Manchulenko are charged with:

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

The Public Prosecution Service of Canada is responsible for prosecuting offences under federal jurisdiction in a manner that is free of any improper influence and that respects the public interest. The PPSC is also responsible for providing prosecution-related advice to law enforcement agencies across Canada.

For information specific to this matter:

Public Prosecution Service of Canada Media Relations
or at

General information:
Commissioner of Canada Elections Media Relations
or by email at

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