Elections Canada local returning offices will open today, Tuesday, August 17. The 36-day election campaign period began with the issuing of the writ on Sunday, August 15.
Candidates have until Monday, August 30 at 2:00pm to submit their nomination package to Elections Canada, either on-line or directly to their local returning office. (MLPC candidates will for the most part go through their local returning offices.)
Returning officers have 48 hours to confirm or reject a candidate’s registration. On Wednesday, September 1, the official list of candidates will be published by Elections Canada.