480.1 Every person is guilty of an offence who, with intent to mislead, falsely represents themselves to be, or causes anyone to falsely represent themselves to be,Because along with the even more obvious, it certainly looks like we'll be hearing about plenty more Con prosecutions which might see these provisions become much better known.
(a) the Chief Electoral Officer, a member of the Chief Electoral Officer’s staff or a person who is authorized to act on the Chief Electoral Officer’s behalf;
(b) an election officer or a person who is authorized to act on an election officer’s behalf;
(c) a person who is authorized to act on behalf of the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer;...
482. Every person is guilty of an offence who:
(b) by any pretence or contrivance, including by representing that the ballot or the manner of voting at an election is not secret, induces a person to vote or refrain from voting or to vote or refrain from voting for a particular candidate at an election.
Saturday, October 17, 2015
This seems pertinent
In light of the Cons' latest misleading ads, let's take a quick stroll through the offence provisions of the Canada Elections Act: