PARLINFO

Political Parties Section
About Political Parties

Canada’s political and electoral system is organized on the basis of political groups, each of which presents its policies and candidates to the electorate. The party system emerged in Canada during the nineteenth century. Political parties register with Elections Canada, and play a role in the parliamentary process if they have more than a minimum number of members in the House of Commons or Senate.

Read more about Canada’s political parties, their leaders and theirs electoral results past and present.

 

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Updated on: 2007.03.27

Revised on: 2007.03.27

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