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Deregistration of the Canadian Action Party

Gatineau, Monday, February 27, 2017

  • The Acting Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Stéphane Perrault, has informed the leader of the Canadian Action Party that the party is deregistered effective Friday, March 31, 2017.
  • The party is being deregistered for failing to comply with section 402 of the Canada Elections Act.
  • The party may no longer issue tax receipts for contributions received after the effective date of its deregistration and is no longer entitled to any of the benefits of a registered party under the Act, including the use of broadcasting time.
  • As a result of its deregistration, the party's registered electoral district association is also deregistered.
  • A notice of the party's deregistration will be published in the Canada Gazette.
  • An updated list of registered political parties is available on Elections Canada's website.

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