February 5, 2014 •
Canada Fair Elections Act Introduced
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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