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Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Responds to Bill C-23

Gatineau, Thursday, March 6, 2014

"In our attempts to improve the electoral system, we should not lose sight of our shared goal of ensuring the right to vote for all Canadians. Our democracy belongs to all Canadians, and should be accessible to all Canadians, and be seen as fair and trustworthy," said Mr. Mayrand. "I hope that the final bill reflects a broad consensus that secures the confidence of all electoral participants."

Please consult www.elections.ca for additional information and statistics related to the impact of Bill C-23.

Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

Information:
Elections Canada Media Relations
1-877-877-9515
or at www.elections.ca