Third party advertising sponsors must follow the election advertising rules outlined in the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act.
Third party advertising is any election advertising published during a pre-campaign period or campaign period that is not sponsored by a candidate or elector organization.
Elections BC maintains a list of third party sponsors currently registered in relation to the 2022 General Local Elections. The list is updated on an ongoing basis and is available at the link below.
For third party advertising sponsors registered in local by-elections, see the Local By-elections page.
Third party advertising sponsors in local elections must:
Campaign and assent voting communications transmitted before the pre-campaign period are not election advertising. These activities are allowed and do not require sponsorship information.
For more information see our Forms, Guides, and Third Party Expense Limits pages, or our factsheet on the history of local third party advertising in B.C.
If you have questions, contact us at email@example.com or 1-800-661-8683, or watch our Local Elections Third Party Sponsors Information Session video.