Summary of the Notice of Violation

Name of individual, corporation or entity Diane Pelletier
Date of violation December 3, 2019
Section of the Act 476.75(1)
Baseline amount $500
Aggravating factor N/A
Mitigating factor -1
AMP total amount $300
Issued by Deputy Commissioner

Key facts of violation

As the financial agent for Aladin Legault d’Auteuil, a nomination contestant in the electoral district of Montmagny–L’Islet–Kamouraska–Rivière-du-Loup during the 2019 Liberal Party of Canada nomination contest, Diane Pelletier was required, by virtue of subsection 476.75(1) of the Act, to file the Nomination Contestant’s Campaign Return (Return). The deadline to submit the Return was December 2, 2019.

Elections Canada confirmed that as of January 24, 2022, the Return has still not been submitted to the Chief Electoral Officer.

There are therefore reasonable grounds to believe that Diane Pelletier failed to provide the Return, as required by subsection 476.75(1).

The final AMP amount was set at $300, taking into account one mitigating factor. A mitigating factor (any other aggravating and mitigating circumstances) was applied as the Return was ultimately submitted.

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