Who is ineligible to contribute?

The following individuals and organizations are not permitted to make contributions to municipal council and school board campaigns:

  • a corporation
  • a trade union
  • an individual who is not normally resident in Ontario
  • a federal political party, constituency association, or a registered candidate in a federal election
  • a provincial political party, constituency association, or a registered candidate or leadership contestant
  • a federal or provincial government, a municipality or a school board

Corporations and trade unions, as well as individuals, may however register as a third party advertiser or contribute to a third party advertiser. More information about third party advertisers is available by visiting the third party advertisers page.