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2017–18 Departmental Plan

Supplementary Information

Corporate Information

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 established:

1920

Main legislative authorities:

Other:

New Legislation

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

Judicial Decisions and Proceedings

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

Opinions, Guidelines and Interpretation Notes

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

Reporting Framework

Elections Canada has a single strategic outcome, supported by the following Program Alignment Architecture (PAA):

Supplementary Information Tables

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

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 on Federal Tax Expenditures.Footnote xxv 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.

Organizational Contact Information

General Enquiries

Address

Elections Canada
30 Victoria Street
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0M6

Telephone

1-800-463-6868
toll-free in Canada and the United States

001-800-514-6868
toll-free in Mexico

613-993-2975
from anywhere in the world

For people who are deaf or hard of hearing:
TTY 1-800-361-8935
toll-free in Canada and the United States

Fax

613-954-8584
1-888-524-1444
toll-free in Canada and the United States

Website

www.elections.ca

Media Information

Telephone

1-877-877-9515
819-939-1900
TTY 1-800-361-8935

Fax

613-954-8584