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Election advertising.

Advertising Standards Canada, The Canadian Code of Advertising Standards: “Includes ‘advertising’ about any matter before the electorate for a referendum, ‘government advertising’ and ‘political advertising,’ any of which advertising is communicated to the public within a time-frame that starts the day after a vote is called and ends the day after the vote is held. In this definition, a ‘vote’ is deemed to have been called when the applicable writ is issued.”

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