Political Entity Portal
The Political Entity Portal (PEP) is an online tool that political entities can use to file their financial statements. Some of its key features include:
Completion of financial returns (Includes: data entry, completion of audit reports, attachment of documents required for filing, and return submission)
Access and download previous years financial returns, if filed through PEP
Download approved return from 2020 and onwards – whether its PEP or manually filed
Update users own contact information
To access PEP, please click here - https://pep.elections.on.ca
Please note, financial returns that are required to be filed for a specific event will be available on the portal once the reporting period for that event has ended.
For the 2022 General Elections, campaign period returns will be available in PEP after September 2, 2022.
|Return Type||Reporting Period Ends On|
|Annual Returns (AR-10/AR-1)||December 31st|
|Campaign Returns (CR-4/CR-3/CR-1)||3 months after polling day|
|Leadership Returns (CR-5)||1st Filing: 2 months after leadership vote date
2nd Filing: 14 months after leadership vote date
The online portal is available to key stakeholders of:
- Political parties
- Constituency associations
- Candidate campaigns
- Leadership campaigns
This includes access for Chief Financial Officers, Presidents, Auditors, Candidates, and Leadership Contestants. Additional access can be granted to Representatives and Auditor Assistants upon request and with proper authorization.
Only registered stakeholders can access PEP. Stakeholders must use the email address provided on the registration form of their specific political entity. First time users must go through a brief sign-up activity in order to set-up their password. For more details, please click HERE.
|Wednesday, September 21||CFO’s, Presidents, Candidates, and Representatives||7 PM||French|
|Thursday, September 22||CFO’s, Presidents, Candidates, and Representatives||7 PM||English|
|Tuesday, October 4||CFO’s, Presidents, Candidates, and Representatives||2 PM||English|
|Wednesday, October 5||CFO’s, Presidents, Candidates, and Representatives||2 PM||French|
|Thursday, October 6||CFO’s, Presidents, Candidates, and Representatives||7 PM||English|
|Tuesday, October 11||Third Parties||2 PM||English|
|Thursday, October 13||Auditor and Auditor Assistants||2 PM||English|
|Tuesday, November 1||CFO’s, Presidents, Candidates, and Representatives||2 PM||English|
|Wednesday, November 2||CFO’s, Presidents, Candidates, and Representatives||2 PM||French|
|Thursday, November 3||CFO’s, Presidents, Candidates, and Representatives||7 PM||English|
PEP Training is also available upon request.
For more information about the portal, training sessions, and support please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org