Compliance Audits

Any elector who is entitled to vote in an election and believes that a candidate has contravened a provision of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 relating to election campaign finances can apply for a compliance audit of a candidate's financial statement.

Joint Compliance Audit Committee – Members Needed

The City of Burlington, the Town of Halton Hills, the Town of Oakville and the Regional Municipality of Halton are currently seeking experienced professionals for appointment to the 2018-2022 Joint Compliance Audit Committee.

This Committee is required by the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, to consider applications requesting financial audits of candidate campaigns and third party advertisers in the 2018 municipal election. The Committee may be required to appoint auditors and determine if legal proceedings are required as a result of the auditors’ report.

The Committee will be composed of between three and seven members, with membership drawn from individuals with a background in accounting, auditing, law, election administration and/or public administration. Applicants should possess some or all of the following:

  • knowledge and understanding of the Municipal Elections Act’s municipal election campaign financing provisions;
  • experience in administrative law;
  • proven analytical and decision-making skills;
  • experience working on a committee, task force or in a similar setting;
  • availability and willingness to attend meetings;
  • demonstrated oral and written communication skills; and
  • any other criteria as may be prescribed under the Act.

In order to be considered for appointment to this Committee, the application form must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 17, 2018 by the Regional Clerk. Further information on the Committee and committee application is available on the Region of Halton's website.