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Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the September 11, 2000 By-elections held in Kings–Hants and Okanagan–Coquihalla

The Chief Electoral Officer

November 17, 2000


The Honourable Gilbert Parent
Speaker of the House of Commons
Centre Block, House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6

Dear Mr. Speaker:

I have the honour to submit this report, which covers the administration of the federal by-elections held in the electoral districts of Kings–Hants and Okanagan–Coquihalla on September 11, 2000, and the administration of my Office since the publication of the previous report. This report is submitted in accordance with subsection 195(1) of the Canada Elections Act, R.S.C., c. E-2, within 60 days after the by-election writs were returned.

According to subsection 195(3) of the Act, this report shall forthwith be submitted by the Speaker to the House of Commons.

Summary information has been included on the results of the by-elections, together with an account of the events. The official voting results will be published and made available on Elections Canada's Web site ( by the end of December 2000.

Yours truly,

Jean-Pierre Kingsley