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2016–17 Departmental Results Report

Supplementary Information

Corporate Information

Organizational Profile

Appropriate Minister: The Honourable Karina Gould, PC, MP, Minister of Democratic Institutions

Institutional Head: Stéphane Perrault, Acting Chief Electoral Officer

Agency: Office of the Chief Electoral Officer

Year of incorporation / commencement: 1920

Enabling instruments:

New Legislation

An overview of all proposed amendments to electoral legislationFootnote xxxii affecting Elections Canada's business can be found on the agency's website.

Judicial Decisions and Proceedings

An overview of judicial decisions and proceedingsFootnote xxxiii that may affect electoral legislation can be found on Elections Canada's website.

Opinions, Guidelines and Interpretation Notes

All opinions, guidelines and interpretation notesFootnote xxxiv issued by Elections Canada can be found in a dedicated section of the agency's website.

Reporting Framework

Elections Canada's Strategic Outcome and Program Alignment Architecture of record for 2016–17 are shown below:

1. Strategic Outcome: An Accessible Electoral Framework that Canadians Trust and Use

Supplementary Information Tables

The following supplementary information tables are available on Elections Canada's website:Footnote xxxv

Federal Tax Expenditures

The tax system can be used to achieve public policy objectives through the application of special measures such as low tax rates, exemptions, deductions, deferrals and credits. The Department of Finance Canada publishes cost estimates and projections for these measures each year in the Report of Federal Tax Expenditures.Footnote xl This report also provides detailed background information on tax expenditures, including descriptions, objectives, historical information and references to related federal spending programs. The tax measures presented in this report are the responsibility of the Minister of Finance.

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