The Compliance Audit Committee receives and makes decisions on applications for compliance audits of candidates’ municipal election campaign finances.

Follow this link for information on the Board governance structure for the Compliance Audit Committee.

2014 Service Overview

The Committee performs functions relating to the compliance audit application process as outlined in the Municipal Elections Act, 1996.

These functions include:

  • Considering whether an application for a compliance audit filed by an elector should be granted;
  • Appointing an auditor, if the application is granted;
  • Receiving and considering the auditor’s report and deciding whether legal proceedings should be commenced; and
  • Determining whether to recover the costs of conducting the compliance audit from the applicant if the auditor’s report indicates there were no apparent contraventions and if there were no reasonable grounds for the application.

By July 15th, 2013, the Committee had conducted 7 compliance audits costing $491,130.

2014 Operating Budget

The Operating Budget and meeting management support for the Committee is provided through the City Clerk’s Office.