Canada Fair Elections Act Introduced - State and Federal Communications

February 5, 2014  •  

Canada Fair Elections Act Introduced

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The Harper government introduced the Fair Elections Act to amend the Canada Elections Act on Tuesday, February 4.

Bill C-23 will increase contribution limits to political parties from $1,200 to $1,500, increase penalties to $100,000 for intentional violations by corporations, and will shift decision-making powers regarding investigations from the Chief Electoral Officer to an independent panel.


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