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On November 17, the 2017 Nunavut Leadership Forum will meet to select the speaker, premier, and members of the Executive Council. The selection will be made by secret ballot by all 22 Nunavut Legislative Assembly Members (MLAs), who were all […]

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On November 17, the 2017 Nunavut Leadership Forum will meet to select the speaker, premier, and members of the Executive Council. The selection will be made by secret ballot by all 22 Nunavut Legislative Assembly Members (MLAs), who were all […]

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On November 5, Elections Canada announced several by-elections for the House of Commons will be held on December 11. The federal by-elections will be held for the electoral districts of Battlefords–Lloydminster (Saskatchewan), Bonavista–Burin–Trinity (Newfoundland and Labrador), Scarborough–Agincourt (Ontario), and South […]

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On October 30, a bill was introduced in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia banning corporate and union political contributions for local elections in the Canadian province. Bill 15, Local Elections Campaign Financing Amendment Act, 2017, was introduced by Municipal […]

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On October 31, the Regional Council of Halifax, Nova Scotia will begin the first steps to considering a lobbying ordinance for the city. Councillor Shawn Cleary is scheduled to “request a staff report with recommendations for the creation and maintenance […]

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Cabinet Ministers and other public officer holders in British Columbia will be prohibited from lobbying the government of British Columbia for two years after leaving office under a bill proposed in the legislature this week. Attorney-General David Eby, who announced […]

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Today, the writ for the October 30 general election for all 22 Legislative Assembly Members’ seats is being issued after the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut was dissolved on September 24. The order for the writ and the dissolution of the […]

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On September 18, British Columbia’s Attorney General David Eby submitted a new campaign bill in the Legislative Assembly that would prohibit corporation and union contributions and limit contributions from individuals to $1,200 a year. The Election Amendment Act, 2017, would […]

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On September 17, Elections Canada announced two by-elections for the House of Commons will be held on October 23. The by-elections will be held for the electoral districts of Sturgeon River–Parkland in Alberta and the Lac-Saint-Jean in Quebec. Advance voting […]

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On September 25, the writ for the October 30 general election for all 22 Legislative Assembly Members’ seats will be issued. The pre-election period for prospective candidates began on June 27 and will end on September 25. This election will be the […]

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On October 2, a provincial byelection will be held in the Quebec City riding of Louis-Hébert for the Quebec National Assembly. The election will be held to fill the vacant seat of former Member of the National Assembly Sam Hamad, […]

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On August 28, Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Bill Boyd resigned from the Saskatchewan Party Caucus, even though Boyd previously announced his resignation from the Legislative Assembly will be on Friday, September 1. Boyd resigned at the request of […]

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On August 24, Minister of Public Services and Procurement Judy Foote announced her resignation from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet. Foote will remain as a member of Parliament for the time being until the House of Commons resumes in September. […]

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Legislation to be submitted this fall may require increased reporting requirements for third parties involved in Canadian federal elections. Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould, speaking with the National Post, suggested “her office is ‘looking at’ expanding reporting requirements beyond […]

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