GATINEAU, QC, May 2, 2017 /CNW/ - The Acting Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Stéphane Perrault, announced today that the registered parties' first quarter financial returns for 2017 are now available on the Elections Canada website.
A registered political party must submit a quarterly financial return if its candidates for the most recent general election received at that election at least 2 percent of the number of valid votes cast, or at least 5 percent of the number of valid votes cast in the electoral districts in which it endorsed a candidate.
The registered parties' first quarter financial returns for 2017 are posted at elections.ca.
Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.
SOURCE Elections Canada
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