May 2019 – Highlights for Candidates:
- Contributors will start receiving their contribution rebates in early 2020. Refer to ‘Timing’ under the Contribution Rebate Program section below for more details.
Candidates and registered third party advertisers who did not file a financial statement or exceeded their expense limit in the 2018 municipal election are considered to be in default of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (the Act). Candidates who are in default of the Act are ineligible to run or be appointed to municipal office until after the next general election has taken place. Registered third party advertisers who are in default are ineligible to register as a third party advertisers until after the next general election.