April 02, 2013 13:21 ET
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 2, 2013) -
- Registered political party first quarter allowances for the 2013 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 $1.53 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 January 1, 2013 to March 31, 2013
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