Interim report : protecting public health and democracy during a possible pandemic election / Ruby Sahota, chair.: XC59-1/1-432-7E-PDF
"In a special report to Parliament about holding a federal general election during the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) requested three temporary legislative changes that would supersede the Canada Elections Act (CEA) These changes are: extend the voting period, flexibility for administering the vote in long-term care facilities, and provide the CEO with power to adapt the Act to respond to problems created by the pandemic. In its study on the matter, the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs (the Committee) examined these proposals and heard from the officials who helped run safe elections in four Canadian provinces during the pandemic, along with organizations who represent voters who may face barriers caused by the pandemic"--Introduction.
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|Department/Agency||Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs. author, issuing body.|
|Title||Interim report : protecting public health and democracy during a possible pandemic election / Ruby Sahota, chair.|
|Series title||Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs ; 7th report, 43rd Parliament, 2nd session|
|Publication type||Series - View Master Record|
|Other language editions||[French]|
|Note(s)|| Issued also in French under title: Rapport provisoire : protéger la santé publique et la démocratie advenant une élection en temps de pandémie. |
Original published on: 2020/12/11. Republished on: 2020/12/15.
Issued also in HTML format.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Publishing information||[Ottawa] : House of Commons, Canada = Chambre des communes, Canada, 2020.|
|Author / Contributor||Sahota, Ruby.|
|Description||1 online resource (xi, 70 pages).|
|Catalogue number|| |
|Subject terms|| Canada. Parliament -- Elections. |
Canada. Canada Elections Act.
Elections -- Canada -- Management.
Voting -- Canada -- Management.
Election law -- Canada.
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Canada -- Prevention.
COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020- -- Canada.
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