News Releases and Media Advisories
Registered Political Parties Receive
Final Quarterly Allowance
Gatineau, Thursday, April 2, 2015
- Registered political party first quarter allowances for the 2015 fiscal year have been paid. These allowances were based on the results of the 41st general election of May 2, 2011.
- The annual allowance for the past year was $0.1275 per valid vote, paid in quarterly instalments.
- Registered political parties that met voting thresholds in a general election have been eligible to receive quarterly allowances.
- Pursuant to the Canada Elections Act, the quarterly allowances have been phased out over a three-year period. This is the final quarterly allowance payment.
|Political Party||Payment Amount|
|Conservative Party of Canada||$743,997|
|Green Party of Canada||$72,942|
|Liberal Party of Canada||$354,842|
|New Democratic Party||$575,332|
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