As voters in B.C. and in Canada we all have the right to show our support for any candidate and party in a given race. That means you may put a campaign sign in your leasehold apartment window or on your balcony for the duration of a campaign. Westsea Construction (nor your landlord, if you’re a renter) has nothing to say about it and would, in fact, be in breach of the law by telling you to remove such a sign.
Here’s what the federal Elections Act says under “Election Advertising” at section 322 (1): “No landlord or person acting on their behalf may prohibit a tenant from displaying election advertising posters on the premises to which the lease relates…”. It then goes on to say that signs must be of a reasonable size and that the landlord/property owner can decline allowing such signs in common areas.
The B.C. Election Act at section 228.1 says: “A landlord or person acting on a landlord’s behalf must not prohibit a tenant from displaying election advertising posters on the premises to which the tenant’s tenancy agreement relates.” ‘Pretty clear!