Eliminating Foreign Funding in Elections Act

An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (eliminating foreign funding)

Status

Second reading (Senate), as of June 1, 2017

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Summary

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This enactment amends the Canada Elections Act to broaden the prohibition on inducements of electors by non-residents and to clarify the meaning of “induce”. It also makes it an offence for a third party to accept a foreign contribution for any purposes related to an election and expands the list of foreign contributors in section 358.

Elsewhere

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