Elections Canada

Elections Canada

October 03, 2011 16:20 ET

Registered Political Parties Receive Third Quarter Allowances

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 3, 2011) -

- Registered political party third quarter allowances for the 2011 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, 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 July 1, 2011 to September 30, 2011

Political Party Payment Amount
Bloc Québécois $454,348
Conservative Party of Canada $2,974,164
Green Party of Canada $291,590
Liberal Party of Canada $1,418,499
New Democratic Party $2,299,919

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