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Registered Political Parties Receive First Quarter Allowances
OTTAWA, Monday, April 2, 2012
- Registered political party first quarter allowances for the 2012 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.
|Political Party||Payment Amount|
|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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