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Reallocation of Paid Time Allocated to a Deregistered Party

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Reallocation of Paid Time Allocated to a Deregistered Party

Pursuant to subsection 340(1) of the Canada Elections Act, if a registered party to which broadcasting time has been allocated is subsequently deregistered, I am required to convene the representatives of the remaining registered parties and eligible parties to which broadcasting time has been allocated for the purpose of reallocating the deregistered party's broadcasting time.

The Western Block Party was deregistered as of January 31, 2014, which led to a deduction of seven minutes and thirty seconds from the total broadcasting time allocation.

In view of this, on February 10, 2014, I sent a notice to all the parties to convene the parties by conference call in order to discuss the reallocation of the time in question.

In that notice, I proposed to reallocate the seven minutes and thirty seconds by simply adding thirty seconds to the time allocated to the 15 parties receiving the smallest amount of time. Under this proposal, the remaining two parties would be unaffected.

The conference call took place on February 25, 2014. Five parties participated in the call and all of them supported my proposal.

Accordingly, I have adopted the proposal as set forth in the notice of February 10, 2014. The resulting allocation is set out in the appendix to the attached order.

Toronto, February 26, 2014

Original signed by

Peter S. Grant
The Broadcasting Arbitrator

Suite 5300
Toronto-Dominion Bank Tower
Toronto, Ontario
M5K 1E6

Tel: 416-601-7620
Fax: 416-868-0673
Cell: 647-588-7620

Reallocation of paid time

Order

Following the convening of the registered and newly eligible parties pursuant to subsection 340(1) of the Canada Elections Act, I hereby allocate the broadcasting time to be made available under sections 335 and 339 of the Act on the basis set forth in the Appendix.

February 26, 2014

Original signed by

Peter S. Grant
The Broadcasting Arbitrator

APPENDIX

Allocation of Broadcasting Time to Be Made Available by Every Broadcaster Under the Canada Elections Act for Purchase by Registered Parties and Newly Eligible Parties, as Determined by the Broadcasting Arbitrator under Subsection 340(1) of the Act

Toronto, February 26, 2014


Political Party Min.:Sec.
Conservative Party of Canada 114:00
New Democratic Party 84:00
Liberal Party of Canada 49:00
Green Party of Canada 22:00
Bloc Québécois 18:00
Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada 10:30
Christian Heritage Party of Canada 9:30
Communist Party of Canada 9:00
Libertarian Party of Canada 9:00
Canadian Action Party 8:30
Pirate Party of Canada 8:30
Progressive Canadian Party 8:30
Rhinoceros Party 8:30
Animal Alliance Environment Voters Party of Canada 8:00
Marijuana Party 8:00
United Party of Canada 8:00
Online Party of Canada 7:00
Total 390:00