Elections Canada

Elections Canada

October 02, 2014 09:48 ET

Registered Political Parties Receive Third Quarter Allowances

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 2, 2014) -

- Registered political party third 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 July 1, 2014 to September 30, 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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