Alberta

Please note the following is a summary of information from associated government websites. It is meant as a guide to assist in placing election oriented advertising campaigns. It is for reference only as is not an official interpretation of the governing legislation. The official documents and legal counsel should be consulted to ensure accuracy.

Governed by Alberta Elections Act

  • Every printed or electronic election advertisement, handbill, placard or poster, shall include on its front, in legible form, the name and address of the sponsor.
  • Municipal or local by-laws concerning prohibitions against posting election campaign material should be consulted.

For the complete Act, visit:
http://www.qp.alberta.ca/1266.cfm?page=E01.cfm&leg_type=Acts&isbncln=9780779733903
http://www.elections.ab.ca/resources/legislation/election-act/

Amendments current as of December 2015
Date of OMAC update: January 2017


Calgary

Governed by Calgary Temporary Signs on Highways Bylaw 29M97

  • Bylaw reviews guidelines for temporary election signage only. Not specific to OOH signage.

For more information, visit:
http://www.calgary.ca/CA/city-clerks/Documents/Legislative-services/Bylaws/29M97-TemporarySigns-on-Highways.pdf

Amendments current as of September 2013
Date of OMAC Update: January 2017