Candidate financial statements

Financial statements

After the end of the campaign period, candidates and registered third party advertisers must file a financial statement and auditor’s report (if required) disclosing all contributions and expenses for their campaigns.

The deadline to file financial statements is or before March 31, 2023 at 2 p.m.

Grace Period

If a candidate does not file their financial statement by the deadline, they may file within 30 days after the deadline if they pay the municipality a $500 late filing fee. This grace period ends at 2 p.m. on May 1, 2023. No nomination fees will be refunded to candidates who file during the 30 day grace period.

Compliance report

In accordance with section 88.23(4) of the Municipal Elections Act, the Clerk must make available to the public a report indicating whether each candidate has complied with section 88.25 of the Act, which requires candidates to file with the Clerk a financial statement using the prescribed form, reflecting the candidate's election campaign finances. Below is a link to the City of Thunder Bay's compliance report for the 2018 municipal election. 

Report R 83-2019 Compliance Report - Candidates' Financial Statements

Candidates' financial statements

The City of Thunder Bay is required to make all candidates' financial statements available at no charge for viewing by the public on a website or in another electronic format in accordance with section 88(9.1) of the Municipal Elections Act.  

The following financial statements were prepared by candidates, themselves. Municipal staff have not verified or amended the information contained in the statements. The financial statements were prepared in hard copy and filed in person by candidates, therefore the scanned PDF documents on the links, below, might not be fully accessible for use with assistive technology. If you require documents in another format, please email

Financial statements for the 2018 Municipal Election 

Financial statements for the 2022 Municipal Election will be posted after the filing deadline of March 31, 2023.

City of Thunder Bay
Office of the City Clerk
500 Donald St. E., 3rd Floor
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 5V3
Phone: (807) 625-2230

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