28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties? - Canada

Country: 
Canada
Question: 
28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?
Answer: 
Yes, in relation to campaigns
Comments: 

Parties that win at least 2 per cent of the national total vote or at least 5 per cent of the number of valid votes cast in the electoral districts in which they endorsed a candidate are entitled to a partial reimbursement of certain paid expenses.

Source: 

444 (1) On receipt from a registered party of the documents referred to in subsection 437(1), the Chief Electoral Officer shall provide the Receiver General with a certificate that sets out the amount that is 50% of the registered party’s election expenses that were paid by its registered agents as set out in the return for its general election expenses if:

(c) candidates endorsed by the registered party received at least (i) 2% of the number of valid votes cast at the election, or (ii) 5% of the number of valid votes cast in the electoral districts in which the registered party endorsed a candidate.

(Canada Elections Act, 2000 - last amended on June 13, 2019).