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 November 2, 2004, the Commissioner of Canada Elections entered into a compliance agreement with the contracting party of the city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, pursuant to section 517 of the Canada Elections Act.

In this agreement, the contracting party, campaign manager for candidate Marc Godbout in the electoral district of Ottawa–Orléans, recognizes having breached paragraph 495(1)(a) of the Canada Elections Act by publishing and distributing election advertising pamphlets in the electoral district without mention of the authorization of the official agent, contrary to section 320 of the Act.

Prior to the conclusion of the agreement, the Commissioner of Canada Elections took into account that the contracting party published a correction notice in the local newspaper L'Express.

In summary, the agreement required the contracting party to

Ottawa, November 3, 2004

RAYMOND A. LANDRY
Commissioner of Canada Elections



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