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2017–18 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, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada

Agency: Office of the Chief Electoral Officer

Year of incorporation / commencement: 1920

Enabling instruments:

Reporting framework

Elections Canada's Strategic Outcome and Program Alignment Architecture of record for 2017–18 are shown below.

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

  • 1.1 Program: Electoral Operations
    • 1.1.1 Sub-program: Electoral Preparedness
    • 1.1.2 Sub-program: Electoral Event Delivery
    • 1.1.3 Sub-Program: Electoral Boundaries Redistribution
  • 1.2 Program: Regulation of Electoral Activities
    • 1.2.1 Sub-program: Administration of Political Financing
    • 1.2.2 Sub-program: Compliance
  • 1.3 Program: Electoral Engagement
    • 1.3.1 Sub-program: Civic Education and Outreach
    • 1.3.2 Sub-program: Electoral Development
  • Internal Services


New Legislation

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

Judicial Decisions and Proceedings

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

Supplementary information tables

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

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 xxxiv 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

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