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Campaign contribution limits have increased in the province of Ontario, Canada for 2023. In a calendar year, a person individually may contribute $3,350 to each party, to each constituency association and nominations contestants of a party, and to each leadership […]

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On December 12, a federal by-election will be held for the electoral district of Mississauga–Lakeshore (Ontario) to fill a vacancy in the House of Commons. On May 30, the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Stéphane Perrault, received official notice from […]

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Sometime before November 26, 2022, a by-election will be announced for the seat in the House of Commons representing Mississauga–Lakeshore in the province of Ontario. On May 30, the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Stéphane Perrault, received official notice from […]

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A lawsuit alleging the Ontario Integrity Commissioner failed to properly penalize offenders of the Lobbyist Registration Act (LRA) was dismissed by a Divisional Court in November. Sometime after March 20, 2022, a hearing for an appeal of this decision filed […]

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On June 8, an Ontario, Canada Superior Court judge struck down a section of the province’s Election Finances Act that mandated a 12-month pre-election period restricting third party advertising. Ontario Superior Court Justice Edward M. Morgan’s decision, Working Families Ontario […]

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On June 3, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario adjourned for the summer. Bill 162, Public Accountability and Lobbyist Transparency Act, 2020, has remained in committees since March of 2020. Changes the legislation could bring include requiring any member of the […]

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Sometime before November 16, 2021, a by-election will be announced for the seat in the House of Commons representing Haldimand–Norfolk in the province of Ontario. On May 20, the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Stéphane Perrault, received official notice from […]

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On April 19, a campaign finance bill in Ontario concerning contribution limits, political activities, and voting processes received Royal Assent. Bill 254, the Protecting Ontario Elections Act, 2021, allows individuals to make contributions in an amount up to $3,300 per […]

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On February 25, a bill was introduced in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to increase the province’s contribution limits and make other changes to its election laws. Bill 254, Protecting Ontario Elections Act, 2021, as introduced by Attorney General Doug […]

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Temporary Canadian House of Commons in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

On October 26, federal by-elections in Canada will be held for the electoral district of York Centre (Ontario) and Toronto Centre (Ontario) to fill two vacancies in the House of Commons.

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Temporary Canadian House of Commons in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Sometime before February 28, 2021, a by-election will be announced for the seat in the House of Commons representing York Centre in the province of Ontario. On September 1, the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Stéphane Perrault, received official notice […]

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Temporary Canadian House of Commons in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Sometime before February 20, 2021, a federal by-election will be announced for the seat in the House of Commons representing Toronto Centre in the province of Ontario. On August 24, the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Stéphane Perrault, received official […]

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At 1:00 p.m. on March 19, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario will meet in an emergency sitting to address the coronavirus pandemic. The parliament is on a scheduled recess but is meeting to try and pass legislation related to dealing […]

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From February 26 at 12:01 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on February 27, there will be the statutory blackout on political advertising. The blackout will be for the February 27 by-election being held for the Ontario Canada electoral districts of Orleans […]

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