What is a Third Party Advertiser?
A third party advertiser is any individual, corporation or trade union that causes an election campaign advertisement to appear for the purpose of promoting, supporting or opposing a candidate in the election.
A third party advertiser is required to register with the Clerk of the local municipality where they want to advertise.
Who is eligible?
An individual who is normally a resident in Ontario
A corporation that carries on business in Ontario
A trade union that holds bargaining rights for employees in Ontario
Who is not eligible?
A candidate whose nomination has been filed under section 33 of the Municipal Elections Act
A federal political party registered under the Canada Elections Act or any federal constituency association or registered candidate at a federal election endorsed by that party
A provincial political party, constituency association, registered candidate or leadership contestant registered under the Election Finances Act
The Crown in right of Canada or Ontario, a municipality or local board
Official List of Registered Third Party Advertisers ("TPA")
For the period commencing May 1st, 2018 and ending on October 19th, 2018, the following third parties have filed all of the necessary papers and declarations with the Clerk, and such parties are quallified and that their Notice complies with the requirements of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996. I have therefore, certified the following third parties:
Name of Third Party