The sections below provide general information related to third party advertising rules and requirements under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996.

Registration to become a registered third party advertiser in the October 22, 2018 election is now closed. Registration opens May 1 of an election year and closes on the Friday before Election Day. 

For more information about third party advertising, refer to the Government of Ontario’s 2018 Guide for Third Party Advertisers.

Campaign Finance and Financial Statements

A general overview of campaign finance rules for registered third party advertisers and information about financial filing requirements once the 2018 municipal election campaign period ends.

Become a Registered Third Party

Information for individuals, corporations and trade unions who would like to become a registered third party advertiser.

Third Party Advertisers' Guide

2018 provincial guide, forms and presentations for third party advertisers.

Key Dates

Key dates for third party advertisers.

Bulletins, Letters & Notices

Important information, documents and updates for third party advertisers.

Third Party Advertising Rules & Information

Legislation, policies and procedures for third party advertisers.

Third Party Advertising FAQs

Frequently asked questions about third party advertising.

You Asked Us

Questions from candidates and third party advertisers about City services and programs and answers from City Divisions.