Elections Canada

Elections Canada

July 03, 2014 10:59 ET

Registered Political Parties Submit 2013 Financial Returns

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 3, 2014) -

- The deadline for registered parties to file financial transactions returns for 2013 was midnight, July 2, 2014. 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, 2014, the following political parties have applied for and been granted an extension:

-- Canadian Action Party

-- Communist Party of Canada

-- Progressive Canadian Party

-- Rhinoceros Party

- As soon as possible after the returns are received, Elections Canada posts the returns for 2013 in a searchable database at www.elections.ca.

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