Elections Canada

Elections Canada

July 03, 2013 17:17 ET

Registered Political Parties Submit 2012 Financial Returns

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 3, 2013) -

The deadline for registered parties to file financial transactions returns for 2012 was midnight, July 2, 2013. These returns are reports on contributions, loans, transfers, by-election expenses and unpaid claims. Party financial statements are also included with the returns.

The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada may grant a deadline extension if a political party applies for one before the statutory deadline. As of July 2, 2013, the following political parties have applied for and been granted an extension:

  • Canadian Action Party
  • Christian Heritage Party of Canada
  • Pirate Party of Canada
  • Rhinoceros Party
  • United Party of Canada

As soon as possible after they are received, Elections Canada posts the returns for 2012 in a searchable database at www.elections.ca.

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