- The purpose of campaigning is to convince electors you are the best candidate for the job
- Campaigning involves talking to people, distributing brochures and posters, and perhaps paid media advertising
- Every printed advertisement referencing an election must contain the name and address of the person who has authorized its printing, display and distribution
- No candidate, agent or other person shall canvass or solicit votes in a polling place or within 100 metres of the building where the poll is held
- Your municipality may have passed a bylaw regarding election contributions and expenditures
- Rules regarding proper campaign procedures which can be found within The Local Government Election Act (advertising, canvassing in or near the polling place) and The Controverted Municipal Elections Act (bribery and threats).