COMMISSIONER OF CANADA ELECTIONS
CANADA ELECTIONS ACT
Compliance Agreement under section 517 of the Canada Elections Act
This Notice is published by the Commissioner of Canada Elections, pursuant to section 521 of the Canada Elections Act, S.C. 2000, c. 9, as amended.
On March 1, 2006, the Commissioner of Canada Elections entered into a compliance
agreement with the contracting
party, of the City of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, pursuant to section 517 of the Canada Elections Act.
The contracting party has acknowledged having contravened section 404.1 of the Canada Elections Act, when two corporations – namely the contracting party and Dogrib Power Corporation exceeded – the contribution limits set in the Act by $850, by failing to take into account the definition of “corporation” contained in subsection 404.1(2) of the Act.
Prior to the conclusion of the agreement, the Commissioner took into account that
- The contracting party acknowledged exceeding the contribution limits set out in the Act for corporation;
- the contracting party has put in place a procedure to ensure that in future, the total of all contributions made by the contracting party, Dogrib Power Corporation and any other associated companies, that fall within the definition of "corporation" contained in subsection 404.1(2) of the Act does not exceed the limits set by section 404.1 of the Act;
- the contracting party acknowledged also that any contribution in excess of the limits set out in section 404.1 of the Act cannot be claimed as a federal political contribution tax credit.
March 13, 2006.
Commissioner of Canada Elections