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Registered Political Parties Submit 2013 Financial Returns

Gatineau, Thursday, July 3, 2014

  • The deadline for registered parties to file financial transactions returns for 2013 was midnight, July 2, 2014. These returns are reports on contributions, loans, transfers, by-election expenses and unpaid claims. Party financial statements are also included with the returns.
  • The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada may grant a deadline extension if a political party applies for one before the statutory deadline. As of July 2, 2014, the following political parties have applied for and been granted an extension:
    • Canadian Action Party
    • Communist Party of Canada
    • Progressive Canadian Party
    • Rhinoceros Party
  • As soon as possible after the returns are received, Elections Canada posts the returns for 2013 in a searchable database at

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