Government Elections

Increase election fraud penalties.

Liberal Platform Page 28 October 5, 2015
Dec 2018

Administrative Monetary Penalties

An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments (Bill C-76) December 13, 2018

Maximum amount of penalty - 508.‍5 (1) Subject to subsection (2), the maximum administrative monetary penalty for a violation is $1,500, in the case of an individual, and $5,000, in the case of a corporation or an entity.

With this new bill, the penalties increased from what they were before. Bill C-76 received royal assent and became law on December 13, 2018.