Q: Are contributions tax deductible?
No. Contributions to municipal election candidates are not tax deductible.
Q: Can candidates campaign on C-Train platforms?
A permit is required to campaign on Calgary Transit property,
including at C-train stations and platforms (such as handing out campaign literature).
If you are interested in a permit contact CTNonFareRevenues@calgary.ca for more information.
Any “guerilla marketing tactics” such as posters taped to poles is not permitted.
Click here to purchase advertising with Calgary Transit.
Q: Can City Hall be accessed to take campaign photos and videos?
Due to COVID restrictions, Historic City Hall and the Municipal Building cannot be accessed to take campaign photos and videos.
Candidates are welcome to take photos and videos outside the building.
Q: Is there a list of registered third parties?
Yes. Visit ElectionsCalgary.ca for a list of registered third parties
and their disclosure documents.
Please note: The information in this email is provided for convenience of reference only.
Candidates and third party advertisers are subject to further requirements in the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA).
Candidates and third party advertisers are advised to refer to the LAEA and obtain legal advice regarding the full extent of their obligations.