Elections Canada

Elections Canada

January 28, 2014 09:29 ET

Deregistration of Western Block Party

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 28, 2014) -

- The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, has informed the leader of the Western Block Party that the party is deregistered, effective January 31, 2014.

- The party has been deregistered for failing to submit 250 member declarations to the
Chief Electoral Officer as required by subsection 384(2) 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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