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Elections Canada is dedicated to helping people who are involved in the electoral process get the information they need to fulfill their roles.

We offer the following online training sessions:

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Web training sessions
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New Financial Agent of Electoral District Associations

This session provides essential information for new financial agents of electoral district associations. Participants learn the different roles in an association and legal responsibilities under the Canada Elections Act. Other topics include financial administration and reporting. A resource list with clickable links is provided.

Thursday, November 26, 2020, 1:00-2:00 p.m. (ET)

Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 1:00-2:00 p.m. (ET)

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 1:00-2:00 p.m. (ET)

Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 1:00-2:00 p.m. (ET)

Fundraising

This session provides information to all political entities on managing fundraising activities. Participants learn how to calculate and report contributions for different types of fundraising, such as ticketed and non-ticketed events, draws, auctions and the sale of branded goods. It also explains the rules for regulated fundraising events. A resource list with clickable links is provided.

Thursday, November 26, 2020, 2:15-3:00 p.m. (ET)

Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 2:15-3:00 p.m. (ET)

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 2:15-3:00 p.m. (ET)

Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 2:15-3:00 p.m. (ET)

How to use EFR (for EDAs)

This session is a live demonstration of the Electronic Financial Return (EFR) software. Participants will have a chance to see where transactions are entered and how to complete the electoral district association annual return.

Thursday, November 26, 2020, 3:15-4:00 p.m. (ET)

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 3:15-4:00 p.m. (ET)

*Please note that a session could be cancelled due to a lack of participants.

Alternatively, send us an email at FormationFP-PFTraining@elections.ca including the name, date and time of the session that you wish to register for.

If you would like to request an online training session not listed here, please complete a request form.