Liberals, NDP poised to receive millions through candidate-rebate system
The Liberals and NDP obtained agreements from candidates allowing both parties’ offices to withhold 60 per cent of their rebates. Conservative candidates get back all of their rebates.
Justin Trudeau speaks to the crowd during last year's election campaign with Liberal candidate for Fredericton, N.B., Matt DeCourcey, who won. Mr. DeCourcey, along with other Liberal and NDP candidates, have to share 60 per cent of the expense rebates from Elections Canada with their parties. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade