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Registered Parties Submit 2020 Financial Returns

News Release

Gatineau, Monday July 5, 2021

  • The deadline for registered parties to file returns for financial transactions made in 2020 was 12:00 a.m. (midnight, Eastern time) on June 30, 2021. These returns consist of reports on contributions, loans, transfers, by-election expenses and unpaid claims. They also include party financial statements.
  • The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada may grant a deadline extension if a political party applies for one no later than two weeks after the deadline.
  • As soon as possible after the 2020 returns are received, Elections Canada posts them in a searchable database.

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