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Deregistration of the Seniors Party of Canada

Gatineau, Monday, November 7, 2016

  • The Associate Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Stéphane Perrault, has informed the leader of the Seniors Party of Canada that the party is deregistered effective November 30, 2016.
  • The party is being deregistered for failing to comply with subsection 437(1) 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.
  • 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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