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Chief Electoral Officer Registers Party Name Change

Gatineau, Thursday, September 25, 2014

  • The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, has accepted a request for the registration of changes to the full name and short-form name of the Senior Patriotic Party of Canada (a party eligible for registration).
  • The party's full name is now Seniors Party of Canada and its short-form name is Seniors Party, effective September 23, 2014.
  • The request was submitted to the Chief Electoral Officer in a report filed in accordance with section 382 of the Canada Elections Act, dated September 12, 2014.
  • An updated list of the political parties eligible for registration is available on Elections Canada's website.

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