COMMISSIONER OF CANADA ELECTIONS
CANADA ELECTIONS ACT
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 May 9, 2002, the Commissioner of Canada Elections, pursuant to section 517 of the Canada Elections Act, entered into a compliance agreement with the contracting party, of Stirling, Ontario, Canada.
In this agreement, the contracting party acknowledges having
breached section 7 of the Canada Elections Act, by requesting two ballots
at the general election held on
Prior to the conclusion of the agreement, the Commissioner of Canada Elections has taken into account that the contracting party has contributed to the works of a registered non-partisan charitable organization, the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario, in the province of Ontario, as a recognition of the seriousness of the offence.
In summary, the agreement required the contracting party to:
- admit to the truthfulness of the facts and admit responsibility for the acts that constitute the offence;
- recognize that requesting a second ballot at the same federal election is prohibited by the Act regardless of whether one has more than one property in one or more electoral districts;
- appreciate the gravity of her actions in the electoral process;
- undertake to comply with the provisions of the Canada Elections Act and to cast a vote only once and in accordance with the provisions of the Act where she decides to exercise her right to vote at a future election.
Ottawa, May 9, 2002
Raymond A. Landry
Commissioner of Canada Elections