All registered political parties, constituency associations, candidates and leadership contestants must file audited financial statements with Elections Ontario.
You can find financial filings at the following locations:
1. 2014 and later events available at the following links:
Financial Statements available in the “Search Financial Statements” section
Contribution information available in the “Search by” section
Real Time Disclosure available in the “Disclosure of Political Contributions” section
Third Party information available here
Financial statements and contributions relating to events from 2007 to 2013 available here
2. At our headquarters:
• You can examine registrations and financial statements by visiting our head office. The documents are all hard copy. There is no electronic search. You can examine financial and registration information for political parties, constituency associations, candidates and leadership contestants.
• Our office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time).
You can contact us to order photocopies of financial statements. Copies are available for $1.00 per page. Payment in advance by cheque or money order is required for this service.
If you are a chief financial officer (CFO) for an Ontario provincial political entity (a party, candidate, constituency association, leadership contestant or third party), you need to know the financial filing requirements for that entity under the Election Finances Act. The following links will take you to the guidelines and CFO handbooks you need:
- Political parties
- Constituency associations
- Third parties
- Leadership contestants