Elections Canada

Elections Canada

January 02, 2015 14:03 ET

Registered Political Parties Receive Fourth Quarter Allowances

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 2, 2015) -

• Registered political party fourth 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 October 1, 2014 to December 31, 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

Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

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