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Political financing calendar (2019 and 2018)

This calendar lists the submission deadlines for political financing returns and reports.

Elections Canada publishes returns and reports when it receives them; they are published as submitted. If a return or report is updated by the agent who filed it, or if it is audited by Elections Canada, an additional, updated version is published, as reviewed.

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Submission deadlines for political participants' financial returns or reports

2019

  • January 30
    Registered parties' quarterly returns (fourth quarter, 2018)
  • April 3
    Candidate and third party financial returns for the December 3, 2018 by-election
  • April 30
    Registered parties' quarterly returns (first quarter, 2019)
  • May 1
    Contestants' unpaid claims statements 18 months after the 2017 New Democratic Party leadership contest
  • May 23
    Candidates' unpaid claims statements 18 months after the October 23, 2017 by-elections
  • May 31
    Electoral district associations' annual statements of registry information
  • May 31
    Electoral district associations' annual financial returns
  • June 25
    Candidates and third party financial returns for the February 25, 2019 by-elections
  • July 2
    Registered parties' annual and triennial statements of registry information
  • July 2
    Registered parties' annual financial returns
  • July 11
    Candidates' unpaid claims statements 18 months after the December 11, 2017 by-elections
  • July 17
    Bloc Québécois leadership contestants' campaign returns
  • July 30
    Registered parties' quarterly returns (second quarter, 2019)
  • September 6
    Candidates and third party returns for the May 6, 2019 by-election
  • September 16
    Third parties' interim returns (if required)
  • September 30
    Third parties' interim returns (if required)
  • October 15
    Third parties' interim returns (if required)
  • October 30
    Registered parties' quarterly returns (third quarter, 2019)
  • November 25
    Candidates' unpaid claims statements 36 months after the October 24, 2016 by-election
  • December 20
    Registered parties' regulated fundraising event reports, 43rd general election

2018

  • January 30
    Registered parties' quarterly returns (fourth quarter, 2017)
  • February 23
    Candidates and third parties' financial returns for the October 23, 2017, by-elections
  • April 3
    New Democratic Party leadership contestants' campaign returns
  • April 11
    Candidates and third parties' financial returns for the December 11, 2017, by-elections
  • April 30
    Registered parties' quarterly returns (first quarter, 2018)
  • May 31
    Electoral district associations' annual financial returns
  • July 3
    Registered parties' annual statements of registry information
  • July 3
    Registered parties' annual financial returns
  • July 30
    Registered parties' quarterly returns (second quarter, 2018)
  • October 30
    Registered parties' quarterly returns (third quarter, 2018)