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News Releases and Media Advisories

Deregistration of Western Block Party

Ottawa, Tuesday, January 28, 2014

  • The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, has informed the leader of the Western Block Party that the party is deregistered, effective January 31, 2014.
  • The party has been deregistered for failing to submit 250 member declarations to the Chief Electoral Officer as required by subsection 384(2) of the Canada Elections Act.
  • The party may no longer issue tax receipts for contributions received after the effective date of its deregistration, and is no longer entitled to any of the benefits of a registered party under the Act, including the use of broadcasting time.
  • A notice of the party's deregistration will be published in the Canada Gazette.
  • An updated list of registered political parties is available on Elections Canada's website.

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