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Registered Political Parties Receive
Final Quarterly Allowance

Gatineau, Thursday, April 2, 2015

  • Registered political party first quarter allowances for the 2015 fiscal year have been paid. These allowances were based on the results of the 41st general election of May 2, 2011.
  • The annual allowance for the past year was $0.1275 per valid vote, paid in quarterly instalments.
  • Registered political parties that met voting thresholds in a general election have been eligible to receive quarterly allowances.
  • Pursuant to the Canada Elections Act, the quarterly allowances have been phased out over a three-year period. This is the final quarterly allowance payment.
Quarterly Allowance for the Period January 1, 2015 to March 31, 2015
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

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