Political communications in the digital age : discussion paper 1 : the regulation of political communications under the Canada Elections Act.: SE3-110/1-2020E-PDF
"After each general election, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) is required to submit a report to Parliament outlining recommendations that, in his view, will improve the administration of the Canada Elections Act. ... With a view to soliciting input from a diverse audience of stakeholders and experts to inform the CEO's recommendations to Parliament, Elections Canada has prepared a suite of three discussion papers on interrelated topics that are central to this question. ... The first paper, The Regulation of Political Communications under the Canada Elections Act, aims to foster discussion about whether existing provisions in the Act meet the challenges that have arisen in recent years, largely due to new communications technology"--Foreword, page 4.
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|Department/Agency||Elections Canada, issuing body.|
|Title||Political communications in the digital age : discussion paper 1 : the regulation of political communications under the Canada Elections Act.|
|Variant title|| Regulation of political communications under the Canada Elections Act |
Regulating communications for an election : discussion paper 1
|Other language editions||[French]|
|Note(s)|| Issued also in French under title: Communications politiques lors des élections fédérales : document de discussion 1 : réglementation des communications politiques en vertu de la Loi électorale du Canada. |
Issued also in HTML format.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 21-24).
|Publishing information|| [Gatineau, Quebec] : Elections Canada, May 2020. |
|Description||1 online resource (24 pages)|
|Catalogue number|| |
|Subject terms|| Canada. Parliament -- Elections. |
Canada. Canada Elections Act.
Elections -- Canada.
Communication in politics -- Law and legislation -- Canada.
Communication in politics -- Technological innovations -- Canada.
Internet -- Political aspects -- Canada.
Mass media -- Political aspects -- Canada.
Social media -- Political aspects -- Canada.
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