Political Financing Handbook for Nomination Contestants and Financial Agents (EC 20182) – June 2016
About This Document
Introduction to the Political Financing Handbook for Nomination Contestants and Financial Agents
This handbook is designed to help nomination contestants and their financial agents. It is a tool that will help in administering the contestant's campaign during the nomination campaign process.
This document is a general guideline issued pursuant to section 16.1 of the Canada Elections Act. It is provided for information and is not intended to replace the Act.
Elections Canada will review the contents of this handbook on a regular basis and make updates as required.
The handbook consists of five chapters:
- Starting the Nomination Contestant's Campaign
- Nomination Campaign Inflows
- Nomination Campaign Outflows
- Reporting Requirements
- Closing the Nomination Contestant's Campaign
The topics are presented in the order of a typical nomination campaign process.
What's new in this release?
|June 2016||All||n/a||Regular updates (dates, limits, formatting).|
|June 2016||All||n/a||Updates as per comments received on OGIs 2014-03, 2015-01, 2015-02 and 2015-06 from members of the Advisory Committee of Political Parties and the Commissioner of Canada Elections.|
|June 2016||All||n/a||References to OGIs added throughout the handbook as applicable.|
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Political Financing Inquiries
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