Statement from Rob Bernshaw regarding 2021 Ward Metis campaign donation online disclosure:
*Happy Thanksgiving everyone*
“Since I am an Independent 2021 Ward Metis Candidate and mostly self-funding my campaign for your voices and message to BE HEARD at City Hall not City Hall’s message to you.
The only exception is the following total amount to date received, Thanksgiving Monday October 11, 2021, at 6 a.m., that has been donated to me is $1200.00 from the following:
- M. Rezko (Alberta) – $100.00
- S. Morganson (Alberta) – $100.00
- N. Davies (Alberta)- $1000.00
- Total: $1200.00 in donations received to date.
Note: If I get any other donations in the next week or after the election on Monday October 18, 2021, and as per Edmonton Elections rules, they will be publicly available once I submit my financials by the deadline of March 1, 2022.
Get out and Vote Rob Bernshaw on Monday October 18, 2021
-The following text between the lines is an excerpt taken from Edmonton Elections website:
The campaign disclosure statement is a record of expenses incurred and contributions received by a candidate during the campaign period. It must be filed by March 1, 2022.
The campaign disclosure statement includes:
- Total contributions
- Source of contributions
- Total expenses
You must disclose:
- The name and address of individuals who contribute more than $50.
- The amount received outside of campaign period. Please remember that there is a $5,000 limit in non-election years.
- Itemized list of expenses.
The Campaign Disclosure Statement and Financial Statement Form requires candidates to disclose the total contributions they received before and during the campaign period.
Refer to Part 5.1 of the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) for complete information on the candidate disclosure statement.
A candidate must retain all campaign financing records for three years, following March 1, 2022.
If your total expenses or contributions are $50,000 or more you must file a review engagement with a disclosure statement. A review engagement is a review of financial records conducted by a Chartered Professional Accountant.