Third Party Advertising
The Local Authorities Election Act Part 8 Third Party Advertising requires the City of Grande Prairie to maintain a registry of Third Party Advertisers who engage in Election Advertising.
What is Third Party Advertising?
Third Party Advertising is a way for others outside the candidate campaign to express support or opposition for candidates with the intent to incur expenses or contributions of at least $1,000. It does not include candidates and is separate from any candidate’s campaign.
Note: Advertisements or materials that are made and distributed by a candidate or under a candidate’s direction are part of the candidate’s campaign.
To be eligible to register as a Third Party Advertiser, you must be one of the following:
- An individual who resides in Alberta.
- A group of which all members reside in Alberta.
- A corporation that carries out business in Alberta.
- An Alberta trade union or Alberta employee organization.
How to Register
1. Complete a Third Party Registration Form (Form 27)
Note: For Groups and Corporations, include a list of principal officer(s) or principal members.
2. Complete a Third Party Advertiser Information Consent Form
3. Submit Forms (2 forms above) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Third Party Advertisers for the 2022 By-Election
Third Party Advertiser
Disclosures & Reports
Chief Financial Officer
Contributions & Expenses
The Local Authorities Election Act, Part 8 sets out rules for Election Advertising Contributions and Expenses of Third Party Advertisers.
All registered Third Party Advertisers must file a Form 28 and an advertising return report on or before February 14, 2023.
Note: A report listing for ALL third party advertising contributions received during the election advertising period is required.
Frequently Asked Questions
The information on this page is provided for convenience of reference only. All Third Party Advertisers are subject to the legislative requirements pursuant to the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA).
For further information on Third Party Advertising, refer to the Local Authorities Election Act.