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Guideline: 2018-01

Written Opinions, Guidelines and Interpretation Notes

Political Financing Handbook for Candidates and Official Agents

Summary of updates

The following table lists changes that have been made in this version of the handbook as part of the annual update.

Update description Chapter Section
1 Updated dates and contribution limits for 2018 in tables and examples. All n/a
2 Removed references to the candidate's nomination deposit. The requirement for a deposit was struck down by the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta in October 2017. All n/a
3 Added information about the blackout period. Chapter 8 Election advertising
4 Clarified instructions for submitting reports in hard copy or by email. Chapter 12 Submitting reports to Elections Canada