Elections Canada

Elections Canada

July 04, 2011 13:50 ET

Registered Political Parties Receive Second Quarter Allowances

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 4, 2011) -

- Registered political party second quarter allowances for the 2011 fiscal year have been paid. These allowances are based on the results of the 40th general election of October 14, 2008.

- Registered political parties that meet voting thresholds in a general election are eligible to receive quarterly allowances.

- The current annual allowance, adjusted for inflation, is $2.039 per valid vote ($1.75 x 1.165). This annual allowance is paid in quarterly instalments.

Quarterly Allowance for the Period April 1, 2011 to June 30, 2011

Political Party Payment Amount
Bloc Québécois $703,364
Conservative Party of Canada $2,654,997
Green Party of Canada $477,890
Liberal Party of Canada $1,851,789
New Democratic Party $1,282,011

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