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Tools for Candidates

Important Deadlines

April 12, 2023

Candidates' electoral campaign return for the December 12, 2022 Mississauga Lakeshore by-election due

How to submit your return or documents

April 20, 2023

Candidates' statement of unpaid claims and loans due (18 months – 44th GE)

How to submit your return or documents

General Information

How to submit your return or other documents to Elections Canada

You can submit a financial return or other documents online or by mail or fax.

Option 1:

Submit online through the Political Entities Service Centre (PESC) portal

Option 2:

Submit by mail to Elections Canada, 30 Victoria Street, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M6 or by fax to Political Financing, 1-888-523-9333 (toll-free)

Note: With PESC submissions please follow the on-screen steps to apply digital consent and submit the return.

When submitting by mail or fax, where signatures are required, please sign the pages by hand.

Submit your nomination

You can submit your nomination online or with a paper form.

Option 1:

Submit your nomination online through the Political Entities Service Centre (PESC) portal

Option 2:

Download the paper nomination form and submit your nomination at the returning office

Note: Once the returning officer has confirmed your nomination, you will have access to additional election documents through the PESC portal.

Political Financing Resources

Political Entities Service Centre Portal

Political Entities Support Network


1-800-486-6563 TTY: 1-800-361-8935


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