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Registered Political Parties Receive
Third Quarter Allowances

Gatineau, Thursday, October 2, 2014

  • Registered political party third quarter allowances for the 2014 fiscal year have been paid. These allowances are based on the results of the 41st general election of May 2, 2011.
  • Registered political parties that meet voting thresholds in a general election are eligible to receive quarterly allowances.
  • The current annual allowance is $0.1275 per valid vote. This annual allowance is paid in quarterly instalments.
  • Pursuant to the Canada Elections Act, the quarterly allowances are being reduced over a three-year period.

    Quarterly Allowance for the Period July 1, 2014 to September 30, 2014
    Political Party Payment Amount
    Bloc Québécois $113,657
    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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