News Releases: Commissioner of Canada Elections

Commissioner of Canada Elections announces nine
administrative monetary penalties for
Canada Elections Act violations

Gatineau, March 5, 2024

The Commissioner of Canada Elections (CCE), Caroline J. Simard, announced today the publication of nine administrative monetary penalties (AMPs) to address violations under the Canada Elections Act (the Act). To maintain transparency, and as required by the Act, summaries of AMPs are published on the CCE’s website.

Notices of Violation imposing AMPs were issued to:

AMPs are administrative tools that the Commissioner can use to address violations under the Act. They aim to promote compliance with the Act. More information about AMPs can be found in the CCE’s Policy for the Administrative Monetary Penalty Regime.

The Office of the Commissioner of Canada Elections is distinct from Elections Canada and the Commissioner carries out a different mandate. Elections Canada administers the Act and federal elections while the Commissioner is responsible for ensuring compliance with, and enforcement of, the Act and the Referendum Act.

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