Elections Canada

Elections Canada

January 02, 2014 14:55 ET

Registered Political Parties Receive Fourth Quarter Allowances

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 2, 2014) -

- Registered political party fourth 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 $1.02 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 October 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013

Political Party Payment Amount
Bloc Québécois $227,313
Conservative Party of Canada $1,487,994
Green Party of Canada $145,884
Liberal Party of Canada $709,684
New Democratic Party $1,150,665

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