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Important Dates for the By-Elections

February 27th, 2020 – By-elections in Orléans (076) and Ottawa-Vanier (080)
Writ Date: Wednesday January 29, 2020
Nominations close: Thursday February 13, 2020 at 2:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Polling day: Thursday February 27, 2020
Campaign Period
From: Wednesday January 29, 2020
To: Wednesday May 27, 2020
Political Advertising
Blackout period: There is a blackout on political advertising from 12:01 AM (Eastern Time) on February 26 to 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on February 27.
Prohibition on publishing surveys: The publication of election surveys that have not previously been made public is prohibited between 12:01 AM and 9 PM (Eastern Time) on February 27.
Financial statements due to be filed: Thursday August 27, 2020