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Quarterly Allowances to the Registered Political Parties (2012)

Registered political party 1st Quarter* (Jan.–Mar. 2012)
Payable April 2012

(With inflation adjustment as of
April 1, 2011 – Based on the 41st GE)
2nd Quarter** (Apr.–Jun. 2012)
Payable July 2012

3rd Quarter** (Jul.–Sep. 2012)
Payable October 2012

4th Quarter** (Oct.–Dec. 2012)
Payable January 2013

Total paid
Bloc Québécois $454,348 $340,970 $340,970 $340,970 $1,477,258
Conservative Party of Canada $2,974,164 $2,231,991 $2,231,991 $2,231,991 $9,670,137
Green Party of Canada $291,590 $218,826 $218,826 $218,826 $948,068
Liberal Party of Canada $1,418,499 $1,064,527 $1,064,527 $1,064,527 $4,612,080
New Democratic Party $2,299,919 $1,725,997 $1,725,997 $1,725,997 $7,477,910
Total $7,438,521 $5,582,311 $5,582,311 $5,582,311 $24,185,454

*Pursuant to subsection 435.01(2) of the Canada Elections Act as it read prior to April 1, 2012, the first quarterly allowance for 2012 is the product of $0.4375 multiplied by the number of valid votes cast in the 41st general election. The sum obtained is adjusted by the inflation adjustment factor in effect on April 1, 2011 of 1.165.

**Pursuant to paragraph 435.01(2)(a) of the Canada Elections Act which came into force on April 1, 2012, the second, third and fourth quarterly allowance for 2012 is the product of $0.3825 multiplied by the number of valid votes cast in the 41st general election.