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 June 29, 2016, the Commissioner of Canada Elections entered into a Compliance Agreement with Mr. Gordon Boleychuk, pursuant to section 517 of the Canada Elections Act. The text of the Compliance Agreement is set out in full below.

June 29, 2016

Yves Côté, QC

Commissioner of Canada Elections

Compliance Agreement

Pursuant to section 517 of the Canada Elections Act (the Act), the Commissioner of Canada Elections (the Commissioner) and Mr. Gordon Boleychuk (the Contracting Party) enter into this agreement aimed at ensuring compliance with the Act.

The provisions of the Act that are applicable are paragraphs 167(2)(a) and (c) and 489(3)(e), which make it an offence for a person to alter, deface or destroy a ballot, or to take a ballot out of a polling station.

Statements of the Contracting Party

For the purpose of this Compliance Agreement, the Contracting Party acknowledges the following:

Factors considered by the Commissioner

In entering into this Compliance Agreement, the Commissioner took into account the factors set out in paragraph 32 of the Commissioner's Compliance and Enforcement Policy, which is available on the Commissioner's Web site at www.cef-cce.ca, including the fact that the Contracting Party cooperated with the investigation into this matter.

Undertaking and agreement

Under this Compliance Agreement, the Contracting Party undertakes to comply with the relevant provisions of the Act in the future.

The Contracting Party consents to the publication of this Compliance Agreement in the Canada Gazette and on the Commissioner's Web site.

The Commissioner agrees that the fulfillment by the Contracting Party of its undertaking in this Compliance Agreement will constitute compliance with the agreement.

Pursuant to subsection 517(8) of the Act, the Commissioner and the Contracting Party recognize that once this Compliance Agreement is entered into, the Commissioner will be prevented from referring this matter for prosecution to the Director of Public Prosecutions unless there is non-compliance with the terms of the Compliance Agreement, and in any event, the Director of Public Prosecutions cannot institute such a prosecution unless non-compliance is established.


Signed by the Contracting Party in the City of Calgary, in the Province of Alberta, this 22nd day of June 2016.


Gordon Boleychuk

Signed by the Commissioner of Canada Elections, in the City of Gatineau, in the Province of Quebec, this 29th day of June 2016.

Yves Côté, QC
Commissioner of Canada Elections

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