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The following terms and conditions apply between MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS, the owner and publisher of The Registrar and the person or entity identified as the Client in the Contract, and the person or entity signing the Contract (Client).

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  • The Client is responsible for meeting file specifications and agrees to deliver electronic files to The Registrar at by the published deadline dates.


  • All advertising is subject to the approval of MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS, and MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS reserves the right to reject any advertising. Any ad alterations are the responsibility of the Client. The Client is subject to a service fee equal to 10 percent of the ad rate if there is a delay in production caused by the Client. MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS is not responsible for storing any files after its last use. Files will not be returned.


Print ads must be submitted as press ready .jpg or .png with hi-res images that are at least 300 dpi. Fonts must also be embedded, and printer’s marks (crop marks, registration marks, etc.) must not be included in the file. Ads must use CMYK color only. RGB color or spot colors (such as Pantone colors) are not acceptable. Fractional ads (anything smaller than a full page) must be contained in a box and must not include a bleed. Artwork must be submitted electronically to If the file size exceeds allowable limits to transmit by email, the Client shall inform MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS by email at, or call 1-800-874-3820.  For video files contact for transmission information.



Payment is non-refundable.


All ads must be paid in full prior to the ad close deadline. If cheque or credit card payment is not received by the ad close deadline then the Client forfeits the ad space.


Contracts are effective at the date and time of receipt of this contract


Digital Ads - An invoice is sent upon receive of Contract.

All prices are exclusive of Ontario Harmonized sales taxes.


All payments are in Canadian dollar currency only.




(a) Indemnification by the Client. Except as otherwise expressly provided, the Client shall indemnify and hold MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS harmless from and against any loss, expense (including legal fees) or other liability resulting from any claim or suit for defamation, liable, slander, plagiarism, illegal competition or trade practice, false or misleading advertising, infringement of trademark, service mark, trade name, infringement of copyright or proprietary rights, violation of the right of privacy or any other claim or suit of any nature resulting from the advertising provided by the Client or based on material or information furnished by the Client to MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS.


(b) Indemnification by MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS. MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS agrees to indemnify, severally and not jointly, and hold the Client harmless from and against MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS’s gross negligence or willful misconduct where the Ad is prepared and produced by MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS, excepting any loss that may result directly or indirectly from material or information furnished by the Client.




Any person or entity signing the Contract as an advertising agency on behalf of the Client represents and warrants that such person or entity has full power and authority as an agent of the Client to bind the Client to all of the terms and conditions of the Contract, including but not limited to, the obligation for payment in the event of the Agency’s failure to do so. In the event the Agency does not have such power and authority, the Agency agrees to pay MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS and guarantee the payment of the Total Contract Amount in full.




Any changes to the Contract made by the Client must be made in writing to MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS prior to the published art submission deadline.. No cancellations by the Client will be permitted after the published Art Deadline. MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS has the right to cancel the Contract at any time upon the default or delay by the Client in the payment of any amount due or other material breach on the part of the Client. Upon such cancellation, all fees for publishing not previously paid shall become immediately due and payable. The Client shall have no claim for damages against MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS for breach of the Contract. Under no circumstances will MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS have any liability whatsoever to an Agency.



Should MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS be unable to publish at the time specified in the Contract due to any cause of any kind beyond MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS’s reasonable control, such as, but not limited to, acts of God, strikes or other labor difficulties, war, riots, changes in laws and regulations, other acts of government authorities, inclement weather, fire, flood, unavoidable casualties, delays in transportation of materials, or inability to obtain timely delivery of materials from suppliers, MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS will not be liable to the Client. In the event of such delay, MDR PUBLIC AFFAIRS will notify the Client with a reasonable time, and it is agreed that the time for publication shall be extended for a period of time at least equal to the time lost by reason of the delay.


I hereby acknowledge that I am authorized on behalf of the Advertiser listed above to complete and return this contract, and bind the advertiser to these terms and conditions.

I have read, understand, and agree to the Contract Terms and Conditions.  Acceptance of these Terms and Conditions does not waive the right of The Registrar or its parent company, MDR Public Affairs to reject any contract for space.

The Registrar is owned and managed

By MDR Public Affairs Ltd.