2017–18 Departmental Plan
Details on Transfer Payment Programs of $5 Million or Less
|Name of transfer payment program||Subsidy to auditors of registered electoral district associations|
|Type of transfer payment||Other (not grants or contributions)|
|Type of appropriation||The program is appropriated through the Electoral Expenditures statutory authority|
|Link to department's Program Inventory||Regulation of Electoral Activities|
Elections Canada's role is to administer the Canada Elections Act, which has three main objectives: fairness, transparency and participation.
A subsidy not exceeding $1,500 is sent directly to auditors of qualified registered electoral district associations. To qualify for an audit subsidy, an association must have accepted contributions or incurred expenses totalling $5,000 or more during the year.
|Planned spending in 2017–18||$1,100,000|
|Fiscal year of last completed evaluation||Not applicable—statutory payments as determined by Parliament|
|Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation (if applicable)||Not applicable|
|General targeted recipient groups||Auditors of qualified registered electoral district associations|