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Compendium of Election Administration in Canada

The Compendium of Election Administration in Canada is a comparative analysis of the major provisions related to the administration of elections at the federal level and in each province and territory in Canada. This includes the redistribution of electoral districts, the administration of elections, the registration of electors, the voting process, the nomination of candidates, the registration of political parties, election financing, enforcement of electoral law, and referendum and plebiscite provisions.

See also an overview of major legislative changes in various Canadian jurisdictions between September 2017 and June 2019. Bills passed during that time period are listed, with summaries of the main changes relevant to election administration. Note that this document is part of Elections Canada’s Compendium series, which is in the process of being updated.

For information about more recent developments, please consult the electoral agency or legislative assembly Web sites of the various jurisdictions.