Politics

List of registered political parties

Read a list of all registered political parties for the 2015 election, from Elections Canada.

There are 23 parties registered for the 2015 election

Rhinoceros Party Leader Sebastien CoRhino Corriveau, right, and candidate Ben 97 Benoit stand in front of a Tim Hortons in Montreal in August. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press)

List of all registered political parties for the 2015 election, from Elections Canada.

The number of candidates being fielded by each party appears in parentheses after the party name. There are 338 ridings in this election.

  • Alliance of the North (1)
  • Animal Alliance Environment Voters Party of Canada (8)
  • Bloc Québécois (78)
  • Canada Party (1)
  • Canadian Action Party (3)
  • Christian Heritage Party of Canada (30)
  • Communist Party of Canada (26)
  • Conservative Party of Canada (338)
  • Democratic Advancement Party of Canada (4)
  • Forces et Démocratie (17)
  • Green Party of Canada (336) 
  • Liberal Party of Canada (338)
  • Libertarian Party of Canada (72)
  • Marijuana Party (8)
  • Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada (70)
  • New Democratic Party (338)
  • Party for Accountability, Competency and Transparency (1)
  • Pirate Party of Canada (5)
  • Progressive Canadian Party (8)
  • Rhinoceros Party (27)
  • Seniors Party of Canada (1)
  • The Bridge Party of Canada (1)
  • United Party of Canada (1)
Marijuana Party of Canada Leader Blair Longley has said pro-pot candidates in the other parties can't be trusted. (Blair Longley/Marijuana Party of Canada website)

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