Information for Third Parties

 

List of Registered Third Parties
Name of Third Party Contact Email Phone Number Website
         
         

WHAT IS THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING 

Ontario residents, corporations and trade unions can incur expenses for advertising related to the promotion, support or opposition of a candidate, or take a position on a 'yes' or 'no' question on the ballot, in any broadcast, print, electronic or other medium. However, the individual, corporations or trade unions must register with the municipality in which they plan to advertise. 

WHO CAN BE A THIRD PARTY ADVERTISER?

To be an eligible person or entity you must be: 

  • An individual who normally resides in Ontario
  • A corporation that carries on business in Ontario
  • A trade union that holds bargaining rights for employees in Ontairo

WHO CANNOT BE A THIRD PARTY ADVERTISER?

  • A candidate who's nomination has been filed
  • A federal political party registered under the Canada Elections Act or any federal constituency association or registered candidate at a federal election endorsed by that party
  • A provincial political party, constituency association, registered candidate or leadership contestant registered under the Election Finances Act
  • The Crown in right of Canada or Ontario, a municipality, or local board

A candidate whose nomination has been filed shall not direct any third party advertisements. 

FILING PROCESS 

Notices for Registration will be accepted at the Municipal Office during regular business hours from May 1st, 2018 until Friday, October 19th, 2018 (the Friday before Voting Day).

Notices for Registration must include: 

  • the prescribed Notice of Registration form (see link below)
  • a Declaration of Qualifications (see link below)
  • a Resolution from the Corporation or Trade Union that authorizes the person or agent to register on their behalf, if applicable

Third Parties are requested to bring proof of identity and residence and the unsigned forms with them to the Municipal Office where they are to be signed in front of the Returning Officer or and filed.

FILING FORMS 

RESOURCES