Third Party Advertisers
Please check back regularly as information on this page is subject to change and/or additional information may be posted. This information is provided as a courtesy to potential third party advertisers and the City of St. Albert is in no way responsible for errors or omissions. Please consult the Local Authorities Election Act as a comprehensive guide to the election. It is the responsibility of the third party advertiser to read and understand the legislation and bylaw(s) concerning this election.
Recent amendments to the Local Authorities Election Act include rules governing the finances and accountability of third parties that intend to engage in election advertising.
Election Advertising is the transmission to the public by any means during an election advertising period (May 1, 2021 to October 18, 2021) of an advertising message that promotes or opposes the election of a candidate.
Third parties that intend to engage in election advertising are required to register with the City of St. Albert.
For more information on Third Party Advertising, please review the fact sheet:
Watch Third-Party Advertising Information Session
The City of St. Albert hosted a candidate information session on April 28, 2021 via Zoom. This session covered third-party advertising information such as eligibility, advertising requirements, finances and more. If you were unable to attend this session, you may watch the recording below.
Registration papers may be submitted by using the secure drop box beside the front entry doors of St. Albert Place, or by mail/courier to the City of St. Albert. To submit your papers via mail/courier, please send them to the following mailing address:
St. Albert Place
c/o Elections Coordinator, Legislative Services
5 St. Anne Street
St. Albert, AB
The registration must be made in the appropriate form, click here to download.
Please remember that an Advertiser must register either:
- when it has incurred expenses of at least $1,000 or plans to incur advertising expenses of at least $1,000 for election advertising, or
- when it has accepted advertising contributions of at least $1,000 or plans to accept advertising contributions of at least $1,000.
RECEIPT FOR CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS:
All advertisers must provide any contributor, regardless of the contribution amount, with a receipt which must include the following information:
- Contributor’s full name
- Contributor’s address
- Amount contributed
- Date the contribution was made to, or received by the candidate
- Date the receipt was provided back to the contributor
- Type of contribution (monetary or valued/in-kind)
Please check back regularly as information on this page is subject to change and/or additional information may be posted.
Last edited: April 28, 2021