Federal Parties Receive Final Quarterly Allowance

Elections Canada announced today that the final quarterly allowances have been paid to registered political parties.

These allowances were the “per-vote” subsidy that political parties received quarterly. The subsidies were phased out over a three-year period and will no longer be paid to political parties at the federal level.

Here is how much the parties received for their final quarterly subsidy:

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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