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June 4, 2015
Impoverishment of municipal political parties – The Chief Electoral Officer reiterates its recommendation for a new permanent municipal financing system
Categories : Municipal, Municipal financing, DGE


June 1st, 2015
A core institution of democracy – The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec celebrates 70 years of service to Québec electors
Categories : Divers, DGE


May 8, 2015
Revision of the electoral map of Québec – The Commission de la représentation électorale will hold a public hearing in Laval on May 13
Categories : Provincial, CRE, 2017 electoral map, 2017 electoral map


May 8, 2015
Revision of the electoral map of Québec ‐ The Commission de la représentation électorale will hold a public hearing in Gatineau on May 14
Categories : Provincial, CRE, 2017 electoral map, 2017 electoral map


April 30, 2015
Provincial political party financing
Categories : Provincial, Provincial financing, DGE


April 24, 2015
Revision of the electoral map of Québec - The Commission de la représentation électorale will hold public hearings in Vaudreuil-Dorion and Brossard, on April 29 and 30
Categories : Provincial, CRE, 2017 electoral map, 2017 electoral map


April 24, 2015
Revision of the electoral map of Québec – The Commission de la représentation électorale will hold a public hearing in Montreal on April 28
Categories : Provincial, CRE, 2017 electoral map, 2017 electoral map


April 23, 2015
75th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote in Québec – The Chief Electoral Officer Launches a Website and Commemorative Logo
Categories : Election system, DGE


March 24, 2015
School elections of November 2, 2014 - Candidates spent more than $950,000 attempting to get elected
Categories : School Board, General elections, School board financing, DGE


March 17, 2015
Press release no. 1 – Revision of the electoral map of Québec: The Commission de la représentation électorale: its status and mandate and the phases of its work
Categories : CRE, 2017 electoral map


March 17, 2015
Press Release no. 2 – Revision of the electoral map of Québec : The Commission de la représentation électorale tables its preliminary report
Categories : CRE, 2017 electoral map


February 25, 2015
Authorization of the Union Montréal municipal political party : The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec will continue to rigorously apply the law
Categories : Municipal, Municipal financing, Authorized political parties, DGE


February 17, 2015
Sectoral political financing and straw man schemes – The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec prosecutes a former executive of an engineering consulting firm for inciting employees to participate in a straw man scheme and is seeking fines totaling $245,000
Categories : Provincial, Municipal, Infractions of the ARERM, Infractions of the Electoral Act, DGE


December 2, 2014
Sectoral financing and straw man schemes - Legal proceedings by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer involving three engineering consulting firms leads to 55 guilty pleas
Quebec City, December 2, 2014 – The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Lucie Fiset, wishes to notify the public that 4 offenders entered 55 guilty pleas as a result of violations of the Election Act and the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (AERM) committed between 2009 and 2011. These individuals were connected with three engineering consulting firms, namely Roche ltée Groupe-Conseil, Groupe-conseil TDA Inc., and Dessau Inc. They were obliged to pay fines totaling $85,275.
Categories : Provincial, Municipal, Infractions of the ARERM, Infractions of the Electoral Act, DGE


November 18, 2014
The finances of Québec's provincial political parties in 2013 - Despite a drop in revenue from contributions, public financing helps provincial political parties show positive results
Quebec City, November 18, 2014 –– The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Lucie Fiset, disclosed today the financial reports of the 18 provincial political parties that were authorized in Québec as of December 31, 2013. This portrait of the parties’ finances reveals that over the course of the last year, state financing has enabled most of them to present positive results despite lower revenue from contributions from electors.
Categories : Provincial, Provincial financing, DGE


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