Elections Canada

Elections Canada

November 07, 2016 15:57 ET

Deregistration of the Seniors Party of Canada

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 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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