Elections Canada

Elections Canada

July 31, 2008 12:24 ET

Registered Political Parties' Second Quarter Financial Returns for 2008 Now On-line

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 31, 2008) - The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, announced today that the registered parties' second quarter financial transactions returns for 2008 are now available on the Elections Canada Web site.

Under subsection 424.1(1) of the Canada Elections Act, the chief agent of a registered party that is entitled to a quarterly allowance must submit a quarterly return on the party's contributions and transfers to the Chief Electoral Officer within 30 days of the end of the quarter.

The deadline for filing the registered parties' second quarter financial transactions returns for 2008 was midnight on July 30, 2008.

The Registered Parties' Second Quarter Financial Returns are available at http://www.elections.ca/.

Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

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