21. Immediately after the votes have been counted, the election coordinator shall
(a) send to the Corporation a report that states, in respect of each electoral district, the name of the candidate elected, the number of votes cast for each candidate, the numbers of spoiled ballots and rejected ballots and the number of names on the final voters list, together with any other information that the election coordinator may deem fit to include; and
(b) make the results of the election public.
RETENTION OF DOCUMENTS
22. (1) Immediately after the votes have been counted, the election coordinator shall, in respect of each electoral district, place in separate sealed parcels
(a) the nomination papers for each candidate;
(b) any ballot papers that were not distributed to voters;
(c) spoiled ballot papers;
(d) rejected ballot papers;
(e) all valid ballots;
(f) the final voters list, including any information relating to the establishment of the list; and
(g) any other documents used in conducting the counting of the votes.
(2) The parcels referred to in subsection (1) shall be forwarded to the Corporation and kept for 10 years after each election.
23. No candidate, election coordinator or scrutineer shall at any time communicate to any person any information as to the candidate for whom any voter voted.
24. The following definitions apply in sections 25 to 28.02.
“advertising” means any notice, article or illustration, which may include pictures or text published or shown in any media, including electronic media and periodical publications, and includes notices, articles, illustrations, newspapers and like publications designed for mass distribution but does not include
(a) publishing or broadcasting editorials, news, interviews, columns, letter or commentaries in a periodical publication, a radio or television program; or
(b) producing, promoting or distributing a book for no less than its commercial value, if the book was planned to be sold regardless of the election. (publicité)
- “advertising expenses”
“advertising expenses” means amounts paid and liabilities incurred for the production, publication, broadcast and distribution of any advertising for the purpose of promoting or opposing, directly or indirectly during an election period, a particular candidate or group of candidates. (frais de publicité)
- “election expenses”
“election expenses” means
(a) amounts paid;
(b) liabilities incurred;
(c) the commercial value of goods or services, other than volunteer labour, provided;
(d) amounts that represent the differences between amounts paid and liabilities incurred for goods and services, other than volunteer labour, and the commercial value thereof if they are provided at less than their commercial value;
(all of which are in this definition referred to as “the cost”) except reasonable amounts in respect of travel, living and other related personal costs of a candidate, incurred for the purpose of promoting or opposing during an election period, the election of a particular candidate and includes,
(e) the cost of acquiring the right to the use of time on the facilities of any broadcasting undertaking or the right to the publication of an advertisement in any periodical publication;
(f) the cost of acquiring the services of any person, including remuneration and expenses paid to the person or on behalf of the person unless the services are donated or provided at materially less than their commercial value and such donation is made known to the election coordinator in advance of the donation;
(g) the cost of acquiring meeting space, of the provision of light refreshments and of acquiring and distributing mailing objects, material and devices of a promotional nature; and
(h) the cost of goods or services provided by a government, Crown corporation or any other public agency,
when those costs are incurred for a purpose set out in this definition.(dépenses d’élection)
- SOR/2008-255, s. 1.
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