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Learn more about who Third Party Advertisers are, registration and legislative requirements when engaging in municipal election advertising.
Third Party Advertisers and registration
Who is a Third Party Advertiser?
A Third Party Advertiser (TPA) can be an individual, corporation or group but does not include a candidate. A TPA promotes or opposes the election of a candidate during the election advertising period.
When should a Third Party Advertiser register?
Registration with Elections Calgary is required when a Third Party Advertiser has incurred (or plans to incur) expenses of at least $1,000 for election advertising or has accepted (or plans to accept) advertising contributions of at least $1,000.
Third Party Advertiser information
Note: The information on this page is provided for convenience of reference only. All third party advertisers are subject to further requirements in the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA). Third party advertisers are advised to refer to the LAEA and obtain legal advice regarding the full extent of their obligations.