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Quarterly Allowances to the Registered Political Parties (2008)


Registered political party 1st Quarter
(Jan.–Mar. 2008)
Payable
April 2008

(With inflation adjustment
as of
April 1, 2007 –
Based on the 39th GE)
2nd Quarter
(Apr.–Jun. 2008)
Payable
July 2008

(With inflation adjustment
as of
April 1, 2008 –
Based on the 39th GE)
3rd Quarter
(Jul.–Sept. 2008)
Payable
October 2008

(With inflation adjustment
as of
April 1, 2008 –
Based on the 39th GE)
4th Quarter
(Oct.–Dec. 2008)
Payable
January 2009

(With inflation adjustment
as of
April 1, 2008 –
Based on the 39th GE)
Total paid
Bloc Québécois
$742,042
$758,350
$758,350
$758,350
$3,017,092
Conservative Party of Canada
$2,567,462
$2,623,890
$2,623,890
$2,623,890
$10,439,132
Green Party of Canada
$317,258
$324,231
$324,231
$324,231
$1,289,951
Liberal Party of Canada
$2,140,041
$2,187,074
$2,187,074
$2,187,074
$8,701,263
New Democratic Party
$1,237,180
$1,264,371
$1,264,371
$1,264,371
$5,030,293
Total
$7,003,983
$7,157,916
$7,157,916
$7,157,916
$28,477,731

Pursuant to section 435.01 of the Canada Elections Act, the first quarterly allowance for 2008 is the product of $0.4375 multiplied by the number of valid votes cast in the 39th general election. The sum obtained is adjusted by using the inflation adjustment factor in effect on April 1, 2007, of 1.092.

The second, third and fourth quarterly allowances are calculated using the inflation adjustment factor in effect on April 1, 2008, of 1.116.