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List of confirmed candidates for the 2019 federal election


The 42nd Parliament was dissolved on September 11, 2019, and on the same day, the writs were issued ordering that a general election be held on October 21, 2019. The deadline for candidates to file their nominations was 2:00 p.m. on October 2, 2019.

This publication contains the list of candidates officially nominated in each of the 338 electoral districts for the 43rd general election. The list is established under the Special Voting Rules (Part 11 of the Canada Elections Act) for electors voting under those rules.

Stéphane Perrault
Chief Electoral Officer of Canada

Note to the Reader

Electoral districts

The electoral boundaries are those described in the 2013 Representation Order and section 30 of the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act.

Political affiliation

If the candidate and their registered political party have met the requirements of the Canada Elections Act, the name of the party that endorsed the candidate will appear on the ballot under the candidate's name.

If a candidate is not endorsed by a registered political party, they can choose to have either the word “Independent” or no designation of political affiliation under their name on the ballot.

Names of registered political parties
Full Name Ballot abbreviation
Animal Protection Party of Canada Animal Protection Party
Bloc Québécois Bloc Québécois
Canada's Fourth Front CFF - Canada's Fourth Front
Canadian Nationalist Party Nationalist
Christian Heritage Party of Canada Christian Heritage Party
Communist Party of Canada Communist
Conservative Party of Canada Conservative
Green Party of Canada Green Party
Liberal Party of Canada Liberal
Libertarian Party of Canada Libertarian
Marijuana Party Radical Marijuana
Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada ML
National Citizens Alliance of Canada National Citizens Alliance
New Democratic Party NDP-New Democratic Party
Parti pour l'Indépendance du Québec Pour l'Indépendance du Québec
Parti Rhinocéros Party Parti Rhinocéros Party
People's Party of Canada People's Party
Progressive Canadian Party PC Party
Stop Climate Change Stop Climate Change
The United Party of Canada UPC
Veterans Coalition Party of Canada VCP

Candidates Who Withdrew

Under the Canada Elections Act, a candidate could withdraw their candidacy before 5:00 p.m. on October 2, 2019. Zero candidates withdrew before this deadline.