Compliance Agreements


COMMISSIONER OF CANADA ELECTIONS

CANADA ELECTIONS ACT

Compliance agreement

This notice is published by the Commissioner of Canada Elections, pursuant to section 521 of the Canada Elections Act, S.C. 2000, c. 9.

On February 11, 2005, the Commissioner of Canada Elections entered into a compliance agreement with the contracting party, of the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, pursuant to section 517 of the Canada Elections Act.

In June 2004, the contracting party distributed a pamphlet entitled: Jean Augustine – Bad for Etobicoke Lakeshore during the election period without mention of his name as being the person who authorized the advertisement, as required by section 352 of the Canada Elections Act, thereby committing an offence as set out in paragraph 496(1)(b) of the Canada Elections Act. the contracting party reported acting on his own and that his actions were neither encouraged nor condoned by any political party. Stephen Kovacic, Sr. recognized that the pamphlet produced in Slovakia cost him less than $500.

Prior to the conclusion of the agreement, the Commissioner of Canada Elections took into account that

In summary, the agreement required the contracting party to

Ottawa, February 18, 2005

RAYMOND A. LANDRY
Commissioner of Canada Elections

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