The amount of money that the Liberal Party of Canada received from Elections Canada for the first quarter of the year.
It is also the amount of taxpayer money that the Liberal Party of Canada was not willing to give up under any circumstances and were willing to make a deal with the separatists in order to keep.
After all, they are "entitled" to it.
FYI: The Bloc, who according to Ignatieff "... are duly elected by Québec voters. They are not traitors, they are not the enemies of Canada." received $673,781 taxpayer dollars to carry on with their plans to tear up Canada.