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In Committee from the Senate of Canada - Legal and Constitutional Affairs - June 4, 2014


The Senators begin their review of the newly amended Fair Elections Act (Bill C-23). The Privy Council Office’s Natasha Kim, director of democratic reform, and Marc Chénier, senior privy council officer and counsel of democratic reform, summarize the various amendments made by the House of Commons to the bill which covers the chief electoral officer’s tenure, the disclosure of information about investigations, Election Canada’s education mandate, vouching requirements, and more.
Also appearing at the committee via videoconference as an individual is Colin Bennett, a political science professor at the University of Victoria, who discusses the potential privacy implications from the bill’s new amendments. (June 4, 2014) UPDATE: Bill C-23 received royal assent on June 19.


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