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Deregistration of First Peoples National Party of Canada

Ottawa, Friday, July 5, 2013

  • The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, has accepted a request for the voluntary deregistration of the First Peoples National Party of Canada, effective July 31, 2013.
  • The request was submitted to the Chief Electoral Officer in a letter filed in accordance with section 388 of the Canada Elections Act, dated June 30, 2013, and signed by the party's Leader, Chief Agent and Secretary.
  • 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 Web site.

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