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Bill Would Transfer Registry of Lobbyists in Quebec to Lobbyists Commissioner

Canadian House of Commons By-Elections Set for February 25

Amendments to Canada’s Election Laws Take Effect in June 2019

By-Election Nanaimo–Ladysmith (British Columbia) Seat in House of Commons To Be Announced on Future Date

2019 Sackville-Cobequid By-Election Date Announcement Due in Spring

Prince Edward Island Lobbying Laws Scheduled to Come into Force on April 1, 2019

Canadian Territory of Yukon To Have Lobbying Law

Alberta, Canada Considering Municipal Campaign Finance Bill

December 3 Election Date Chosen for Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes (Ontario), Canada

By-Election For York–Simcoe (Ontario) Seat in House of Commons To Be Announced on Future Date

By-Election For Burnaby South (British Columbia) Seat in House of Commons To Be Announced on Future Date

Manitoba Electoral Divisions Boundaries Changes Proposed

By-Election For Outremont (Quebec) Seat in House of Commons To Be Announced on Future Date

Yukon Government Seeks Public Input for Lobbying Law

St. Boniface, Manitoba By-Election Early Voting Has Begun

Ontario, Canada Lawmakers to Meet July 11

Amendments to Alberta’s Lobbying Law Take Effect

June 18 Canadian Federal By-Election Announced

By-Election to be Held for MP Gordon Brown’s seat for Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes

Elections Modernization Act Introduced in Canada’s House of Commons

British Columbia Lobbyist Revolving Door Amendment Effective May 1

Lobbyists Amendment Act, 2018 Introduced in Alberta Legislative Assembly

Bill Introduced to Amend Ethics Law for Inquiries into MNAs in National Assembly of Quebec

By-Election for Manitoba MLA St. Boniface’s Constituency by September

Coming into Force in 2018: Prince Edward Island Lobbying Law

Lawsuit Challenges Trudeau’s Ethics and Lobbying Appointments

February 14 By-election for Kelowna West Seat in BC Legislative Assembly

Member Lobbying Prohibition Bill Introduced in New Brunswick, Canada

Mario Dion Set to Replace Mary Dawson as Canada’s Ethics Commissioner

By-Election to be Held for Chicoutimi–Le Fjord (Quebec) Seat of Canadian House of Commons

Nancy Bélanger Nominated as Canada’s Commissioner of Lobbying

Alberta By-Election on December 14

5th Legislative Assembly of Nunavut Commenced November 21

2017 Nunavut Leadership Forum To Meet on November 17

Four Federal By-Elections to be Held December 11

Bill Introduced Banning Corporate Contributions in British Columbia’s Municipal Elections

Lobbying Law May Be Considered by Halifax Regional Council

Revolving Door Legislation Introduced in Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

4th Legislative Assembly of Nunavut Adjourns as Writ for October Election Issued

British Columbia Campaign Finance Bills Bans Corporation Contributions

Elections Canada: House of Commons By-election Date is October 23

Writ for Nunavut October 30 Election to be Issued September 25

Provincial Byelection for Quebec City riding of Louis-Hébert to be Held October 2

Saskatchewan MLA Boyd, in Violation of Conflict of Interest Act, Resigns from Party Caucus Five Days Before Scheduled to Resign from Legislative Assembly

Trudeau’s Minister of Public Services and Procurement Resigns

Democratic Institutions Minister Anticipates More Election Law Legislation

Saskatchewan September Special Election to Fill Vacant MLA Seat

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall to Leave Politics

Ontario MPP Murray Resigns; No Byelection to be Called

New Brunswick Lobbyists Registrations Due October 1

British Columbia Lawmakers Reconvene on June 22

Legislative Assembly of Nunavut Adjourns for the Summer

Legislative Assembly of Alberta Adjourned

Quebec’s Commissioner of Lobbying Calls for Lobbying Law Reform

Manitoba Election Law Amendments Receive Royal Assent

Several Legislatures Adjourn in Canada

Canada Federal: Bill Introduce to Increase Transparency for Political Fundraisers

Contribution Limits in New Brunswick Lowered to $3,000

Nova Scotia Provincial General Election to be Held May 30

Nunavut Lawmakers Adjourn for the Season

Northwest Territories Legislature Adjourns Until May

New Lobbying Law Started This Month in Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario

Canada: Five By-Elections on April 3 Called for House of Commons

Vancouver, British Columbia Councilmember to Request Lobbyist Registry

New Brunswick Assembly Adjourns Until March 14

Several Campaign Finance Bills Introduced in Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

Lobbyist Registry Reform Act introduced in British Columbia Assembly

Canada’s Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Will Not Seek Reappointment

Manitoba’s NDP Caucus Chair to Step Down

Canadian Compliance Laws for Government Relations Professionals

Effective January 1, Corporations Prohibited from Making Political Contributions in Ontario, Canada

Alberta Legislative Assembly Considers Amending Campaign Finance Limits

Ontario Passes Campaign Finance Reform Bill

Canada’s Lobbying Commissioner Will Not Seek Reappointment

Canada’s Liberal Party Fundraisers Under Fire

Amendments Offered to Ontario Campaign Finance Bill

Yukon Territory General Election Called for November 7, 2016

Fall Legislative Assembly Session Cancelled in British Columbia

Ontario Bill Banning Corporate Contributions Moves Forward

NDP Criticized as it Attempts to Change Alberta’s Campaign Finance Limits

Cristina De Caprio Will Become New Lobbyist Registrar for Toronto, Ontario

New Manitoba House Leader Appointed

Ontario Legislative Assembly Continues Consideration of Campaign Finance Legislation

Lobbyist Registration Required in Saskatchewan

New Alberta Lobbyist Registry Not Expected Until November

Ottawa, Ontario Lobbying Law Under Review Following Unregistered Lobbyist Investigation

City of Côte Saint-Luc Opposes Proposed Quebec Lobbying Reforms

Ontario, Canada’s Lobbying Law Amendments Take Effect Today

Manitoba Sets 2016 Calendar

Lobbyist Disclosure Bill Introduced in Canada House of Commons

Yukon Legislature Adjourns

Former Quebec Premier Did Not Breach Federal Lobbying Rules

Ethics Complaint Alleges Potential Conflict of Interest Violations for Canadian Officials

Ontario, Canada Lobbying Law Changes Coming in July

Campaign Finance Bill to Ban Corporate Contributions Introduced in Ontario Canada Legislative Assembly

Canadian Senator Cleared of Bribery and Fraud Charges

Ontario Premier Announces Campaign Finance Legislation

Chief Electoral Officer Sets Date for Alberta By-Election

Applications Sought for Chief Electoral Officer of Nunavut

Spring and Fall Sitting Dates Announced for Legislative Assembly of Alberta