When Should I Complain?

The Commissioner of Canada Elections encourages anyone who believes an offence has been committed under the Act to contact the office. Individuals who wish to submit a complaint are urged to do so as soon as possible following the alleged offence and should provide as much detail as possible to support their allegation, including any supporting documents.

To assist you in the complaint process, please select a category that best describes your issue.


Automated Messages

Campaign Expenses – Financial Reports and Returns

Campaigning in public places


Candidates on Polling Day

Fake News / Disinformation

False Statements

Foreign Interference


Signs on Private Property

Status of Members of Parliament

Time off work to vote

Transmitting Results on Election Day

Unsolicited Communications from Political Parties

Use of MP Office Signs


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