Below are a series of useful links to help IAB Canada members navigate the complex legal requirements outlined in both Federal and Provincial elections law. This page and these resources will be continually updated as information becomes available. If you would like to join the IAB Canada Elections working group to stay on top off any new developments please reach out to policy@iabcanada.com.

Bill C-76 – Canada Elections Act

The following links have been curated to help IAB Canada members navigate our federal election law, Bill C-76, as well as provide additional helpful tools and information to be utilized during an election period. Resources will be continually updated as required.

Alberta Elections: Transparency guidelines and spend limits for advertisers

**if you have any outstanding questions regarding the provincial and/or municipal elections in Alberta, you can call the numbers below for more information: 

  • Provincial: 1-780-427-7191
  • Municipal: 1-780-427-2225

Ontario Election Finances Act

The following links have been curated to help IAB Canada members navigate the Ontario Election Finances Act, as well as provide additional helpful tools and information to be utilized during an election period. Resources will be continually updated as required.

Ontario Municipal Elections: Guidelines and Helpful Resources

The following links have been curated to help IAB Canada members navigate the Municipal Elections Act, as well as provide additional helpful tools and information to be utilized during an election period. Resources will be continually updated as required.

  • Municipal Elections Act
    • Advertising Registry Requirements – subsections 88.3(5) and 88.5(4) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 outline the rules for broadcasters and publishers related to maintaining records.
    • Blackout Periods –  the Municipal Elections Act does not prohibit campaigning on voting day. While there are restrictions on advertising for federal and provincial elections on voting day, these “blackouts” do not exist for municipal council and school board elections. However, the Act prohibits the display of campaign material in a voting place and there is a prohibition against any person attempting to influence how the elector votes when an elector is in the voting place. More information can be found in the guides linked below and in section 48 of the Act.
  • Candidates’ Guide (will be updated prior to the 2022 municipal election)
  • Guide for Third Party Advertisers (will be updated prior to the 2022 municipal election)

**if you have any outstanding questions regarding the municipal elections in Ontario, you can reference the following website or reach out directly to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing via this form.

Premium WordPress Themes Download
Download WordPress Themes Free
Download Best WordPress Themes Free Download
Premium WordPress Themes Download
free download udemy paid course
download mobile firmware
Download Premium WordPress Themes Free