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Chief Electoral Officer's Report on Recommended Changes to the
Canada Elections Act Tabled in Parliament

Gatineau, Tuesday, September 27, 2016

"The amendments I am recommending are essential to bringing the Canada Elections Act into the 21st century, irrespective of any change Parliament may choose to make to the voting system," said Mr. Mayrand. "These amendments would make voting more inclusive and convenient for electors, improve the efficiency of election work and administration, and maintain the fairness and integrity that Canadians expect of their electoral process."

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