Supplementary information

Corporate information

Organizational profile

Appropriate minister: The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, PC, OMM, MSM, CD, MP

Associate Ministers: The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, PC, MP

Institutional Head: Jody Thomas, Deputy Minister

Chief of the Defence Staff: General Jonathan Vance, CMM, MSC CD

Ministerial portfolio:

Enabling instruments:

For further information, see Legislation and National Defence lxvii.

Year of incorporation / commencement: 1923

For additional corporate information visit Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces website lxviii.

Raison d’être, mandate and role

"Raison d’être, mandate and role: who we are and what we do" is available on the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces' website lxix.

Operating context and key risks

Information on operating context and key risks is available on the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces’ website lxx.

Reporting framework

National Defence’s Departmental Results Framework and Program Inventory of record for fiscal year 2018-19 is as follows:

Departmental Results Framework and Program Inventory

Core Responsibility Operations
Description

Detect, deter and defend against threats to or attacks on Canada. Assist civil authorities and law enforcement, including counter-terrorism, in support of national security, domestic disasters or major emergencies, and conduct search and rescue operations.

Detect, deter and defend against threats to or attacks on North America in partnership with the United States, including through NORAD.

Lead and/or contribute forces to NATO and coalition efforts to deter and defeat adversaries, including terrorists, to support global stability. Lead and/or contribute to international peace operations and stabilization missions with the United Nations, NATO and other multilateral partners. Engage in capacity building to support the security of other nations and their ability to contribute to security and the security of Canadians abroad. Assist civil authorities and non-governmental partners in responding to international and domestic disasters or major emergencies.

Results and Indicators

Canadians are protected against threats to and attacks on Canada

• % of requests for assistance that are fulfilled

• % of force elements that are employed within established timelines

• % of operations that meet stated objectives

People in need in Canada are assisted in times of natural disasters and other emergencies

• % of search and rescue responses that meet established standards

• % of co-ordinated maritime, aeronautical and joint response to search and rescue incidents deemed effective

• % of requests for assistance that are fulfilled

Canada’s Arctic sovereignty is preserved and safeguarded

• % of Arctic operations and exercises that meet stated objectives

North America is defended against threats and attacks

• % of continental operations that meet stated objectives

• % of Canada’s commitments and obligations to the North American Aerospace Defence Command agreement that are met

Canadian Armed Forces contribute to a more stable and peaceful world

• % of international operations that meet stated objectives

Program Inventory
  • Operations in Canada
  • Operations in North America
  • International Operations
  • Global Engagement
  • Cyber Operations
  • Command, Control and Sustainment of Operations
  • Special Operations

Core Responsibility Ready Forces
Description Field combat ready forces able to succeed in an unpredictable and complex security environment in the conduct of concurrent operations associated with all mandated missions.
Results and Indicators

Canadian Armed Forces are ready to conduct concurrent operations

  • % of operations that are capable of being conducted concurrently
  • % of force elements that are ready for operations in accordance with established targets

Military equipment is ready for training and operations

  • % of maritime key fleets that are serviceable to meet training and readiness requirements
  • % of land fleets that are serviceable to meet training and readiness requirements
  • % of aerospace fleets that are serviceable to meet training and readiness requirements
Program Inventory
  • Strategic Command and Control
  • Ready Naval Forces
  • Ready Land Forces
  • Ready Air and Space Forces
  • Ready Special Operations Forces
  • Ready Cyber Forces
  • Ready Intelligence Forces
  • Ready Joint and Combined Forces
  • Ready Health Services, Military Police and Support Forces
  • Equipment Support
  • Canadian Forces Liaison Council and Employer Support

Core Responsibility Defence Team
Description

Recruit, develop and support an agile and diverse Defence Team, within a healthy workplace free from harmful behaviour; support military families; and meet the needs of all retiring military personnel, including the ill and injured. Strengthen Canadian communities by investing in youth.

Results and Indicators

Canadian Armed Forces is growing towards its end state of 101,500 personnel

% of Regular force positions that are filled

% of Reserve force positions that are filled

% of occupations with critical shortfalls

The health and well-being of the Defence
team is well supported

% of military personnel who are medically fit for their occupation

% of military personnel who feel that the Canadian Armed Forces provides a reasonable quality of life for themselves and their families

% of Canadian Armed Forces members who report a high level of workplace well-being

% of civilian employees who describe the workplace as psychologically healthy

The Defence team reflects the values and diversity of Canadian society

% of the Defence team that self-identify as a woman

% of the Defence team that self-identify as a visible minority

% of the Defence team that self-identify as an indigenous person

% of the Defence team that self-identify as victims of harassment

% of the Defence team that self-identify as victims of discrimination

Annual # of reported incidents of Harmful and Inappropriate Sexual Behavior in the Defence Team

Number and type of actions taken in response to reported Harmful and Inappropriate Sexual Behavior incidents by the Defence Team

% of Defence Team members who have attended a town hall or training session related to Harmful and Inappropriate Sexual Behavior (Operation Honour)

Military families
are supported and resilient

% of Canadian Armed Forces families that feel they meet the challenges of military life

% of Canadian Armed Forces members who are satisfied with the overall support their family receives from the Canadian Armed Forces

Youth in Canada
are provided with experience and opportunities that enable a successful transition to adulthood

% of the target Canadian youth population that participates in Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers

Program Inventory
  • Recruiting
  • Individual Training and Professional Military Education
  • Total Health Care
  • Defence Team Management
  • Military Transition
  • Military Member and Family Support
  • Military History and Heritage
  • Military Law Services/ Military Justice Superintendence
  • Ombudsman
  • Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers (Youth Program)

Core Responsibility Future Force Design
Description Develop and design the future force through a deep understanding of the future operating environment and security risks to Canada and Canadian interests. Enhance Defence’s ability to identify, prevent, adapt and respond to a wide range of contingencies through collaborative innovation networks and advanced research.
Results and Indicators

Defence capabilities are designed to meet future threats

  • Extent to which the Future Security Environment assessment remains valid
  • Degree to which future security assessments and capability deductions remain coherent with those of our allies and partners
  • Degree to which future capabilities required to ensure an operational advantage over defence and security threats have been accounted for in defence plans

Defence and security challenges are addressed through innovative solutions

  • % of initiatives and projects that are supported by Defence Science and Technology
  • % of Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) projects that resulted in useful advice, adoption, integration or eventual procurement of a new defence and security capability
Program Inventory
  • Joint Force Development
  • Naval Force Development
  • Land Force Development
  • Air and Space Force Development
  • Special Operations Force Development
  • Cyber and C4I Force Development
  • Intelligence Force Development
  • Science, Technology and Innovation

Core Responsibility Procurement of Capabilities
Description

Procure advanced capabilities to maintain an advantage over potential adversaries and to keep pace with Allies, while fully leveraging defence innovation and technology. Streamlined and flexible procurement arrangements ensure Defence is equipped to conduct missions.

Results and Indicators

Defence procurement is streamlined

  • % of projects that meet the approved project development and approval timelines (low risk and low complexity projects)
  • % of projects and services contracts that are awarded within established performance targets

Defence equipment acquisition is well-managed

  • % of capital equipment projects that remain in approved scope
  • % of capital equipment projects that remain on approved schedule
  • % of capital equipment projects that remain within approved expenditure authority

Defence information technology acquisition is well-managed

  • % of information technology projects that remain in approved scope
  • % of information technology projects that remain on approved schedule
  • % of information technology projects that remain within approved expenditure authority

Supplies are available and well-managed

  • % of stock that is unavailable to meet forecasted demand
  • % of stock that is identified as surplus
Program Inventory
  • Maritime Equipment Acquisition
  • Land Equipment Acquisition
  • Aerospace Equipment Acquisition
  • Defence Information Technology Systems Acquisition, Design and Delivery
  • Defence Materiel Management

Core Responsibility Sustainable Bases, Information Technology Systems and Infrastructure
Description Develop and manage modern, operational and sustainable bases and infrastructure. Contribute to the achievement of federal environmental targets.
Results and Indicators

Naval and Army Bases, and Airforce Wings enable military operations and defence activities

  • Degree to which Bases and Wings are supporting their units in carrying out their mandated duties

Defence infrastructure is well-managed throughout its lifecycle

  • % of real property that is rated as being in fair or better condition
  • % of maintenance and repair investment in relation to the infrastructure portfolio value
  • % of the total real property value that is defined as surplus

Defence activities are carried out in a safe and environmentally responsible manner

  • % of Defence Energy and Environment Strategy commitments that are met or exceeded
Program Inventory
  • Defence Infrastructure Program Management
  • Defence Infrastructure Construction, Recapitalization and Investment
  • Defence Infrastructure Maintenance, Support and Operations
  • Military Family Housing
  • Defence Information Technology Services and Program Management
  • Environmental Sustainability and Protection
  • Indigenous Affairs
  • Naval Bases
  • Land Bases
  • Air and Space Wings
  • Joint, Common and International Bases
  • Military Police Institutional Operations
  • Safety

Concordance between the Departmental Results Framework and the Program Inventory, 2018–19, and the Program Alignment Architecture, 2017–18

2018-19 Core Responsibilities and Program Inventory 2017-18 Lowest-level program of the Program Alignment Architecture Percentage of lowest-level Program Alignment Architecture program (dollars) corresponding to the program in the Program Inventory
Core Responsibility 1: Operations
1.1 Operations in Canada 1.1.1 Operations to Defend Canada Against Armed Threats 100%
1.1.2 Ongoing Defence, Security and Sovereignty of Canada Operations 100%
2.1.1 Domestic and Continental Assistance and Response Operations 90%
2.2.1 Counter Terrorism, Terrorism Event Response and Consequence Management Operations 25%
2.2.2 Assistance to Major Canadian Event Operations 100%
2.2.4 Search and Rescue Operations 100%
2.2.5 Defence Services to other Government Departments and Agencies 100%
1.2 Operations in North America 1.1.3 Ongoing Defence Operations through NORAD 100%
1.1.4 Ongoing Continental Defence Operations in Cooperation with US 100%
2.1.1 Domestic and Continental Assistance and Response Operations 10%
1.3 International Operations 1.2.1 International Operations over Extended Periods 100%
1.2.2 International Crisis and Surge Response Operations 100%
1.2.3 Ongoing Defence Operations through Standing NATO Commitments 90%
2.1.2 International Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response Operations 100%
2.1.3 Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations 100%
1.4 Global Engagement 1.2.3 Ongoing Defence Operations through Standing NATO Commitments 10%
1.3.4 Military Diplomacy and Global Engagement 100%
3.2.6 International and Domestic - Interoperability Training 1.5%
1.5 Cyber Operations 1.3.2 Ongoing Defence Intelligence Operations 54.2%
1.3.3 Operational Support Services 86.9%
1.6 Command, Control and Sustainment of Operations 1.3.1 Overarching Command and Control of Domestic and International Operations 100%
1.3.2 Ongoing Defence Intelligence Operations 45.8%
1.3.3 Operational Support Services 13.1%
1.7 Special Operations 2.2.1 Counter Terrorism, Terrorism Event Response and Consequence Management Operations 75%
Core Responsibility 2: Ready Forces
2.1 Strategic Command and Control 5.2.1 Strategic Capability Planning Support 100%
5.2.2 Strategic Force Posture Planning Support 100%
2.2 Ready Naval Forces 3.1.1 Maritime Roles - Readiness Sustainment 91.2%
3.2.1 Maritime Environment - Integration Training 100%
3.2.6 International and Domestic - Interoperability Training 50%
3.3.1 Maritime Environment - Force Element Production 99.4%
3.4.1 Maritime Environment - Force Element Production, Coordination and Command and Control 91.5%
4.1.6 Military Personnel - Occupation Training 15.7%
2.3 Ready Land Forces 3.1.2 Land Roles - Readiness Sustainment 88.9%
3.2.2 Land Environment - Integration Training 100%
3.3.2 Land Environment - Force Element Production 94.8%
3.2.6 International and Domestic - Interoperability Training 21.2%
3.4.2 Land Environment - Force Element Production, Coordination and Command and Control 79.1%
4.1.6 Military Personnel - Occupation Training 48.5%
2.4 Ready Air and Space Forces 3.1.3 Aerospace Roles - Readiness Sustainment 95.1%
3.2.3 Aerospace Environment - Integration Training 100%
3.2.6 International and Domestic - Interoperability Training 25.2%
3.3.3 Aerospace Environment - Force Element Production 94.2%
3.4.3 Aerospace Environment - Force Element Production, Coordination and Command and Control 74.5%
4.1.6 Military Personnel - Occupation Training 15.4%
2.5 Ready Special Operations Forces 3.1.4 Special Operations Roles - Readiness Sustainment 100%
3.2.4 Special Operations - Integration Training 100%
3.2.6 International and Domestic - Interoperability Training 2.1%
3.3.4 Special Operations - Force Element Production 100%
3.4.4 Special Operations Forces - Force Element Production, Coordination and Command and Control 100%
4.1.6 Military Personnel - Occupation Training 2.2%
2.6 Ready Cyber Forces 3.1.5 Joint and Common Roles - Readiness Sustainment 2.6%
3.2.5 Joint - Integration Training 1.1%
3.3.5 Joint and Common - Force Element Production 3.7%
3.4.5 Joint and Common - Force Elements Production, Coordination and Command and Control 0.6%
4.1.6 Military Personnel - Occupation Training 0.7%
2.7 Ready Intelligence Forces 3.1.5 Joint and Common Roles - Readiness Sustainment 3.6%
3.2.5 Joint - Integration Training 1.6%
3.3.5 Joint and Common - Force Element Production 6.0%
3.4.5 Joint and Common - Force Elements Production, Coordination and Command and Control 1.9%
4.1.6 Military Personnel - Occupation Training 1.3%
2.8 Ready Joint and Combined Forces 3.1.5 Joint and Common Roles - Readiness Sustainment 18.6%
3.2.5 Joint - Integration Training 95.2%
3.3.5 Joint and Common - Force Element Production 81.9%
3.4.5 Joint and Common - Force Elements Production, Coordination and Command and Control 19.1%
4.1.6 Military Personnel - Occupation Training 1.6%
2.9 Ready Health, Military Police and Support Forces 3.1.5 Joint and Common Roles - Readiness Sustainment 71.9%
3.2.5 Joint - Integration Training 2.1%
3.3.5 Joint and Common - Force Element Production 7.0%
3.4.5 Joint and Common - Force Elements Production, Coordination and Command and Control 1.2%
4.1.6 Military Personnel - Occupation Training 2.9%
2.10 Equipment Support 4.2.1 Materiel - Portfolio Management 32.5%
4.2.5 Materiel - Engineering, Test, Production and Maintenance 99.45%
2.11 Canadian Forces Liaison Council and Employer Support 2.3.1 Military History, Heritage and Awareness 18.5%
Core Responsibility 3: Defence Team
3.1 Recruitment 4.1.3 Military Personnel - Recruitment 100%
3.2 Individual Training and Professional Military Education 6.4 Human Resources Management 0.5%
4.1.5 Military Personnel - Professional Development Training 100%
3.3 Total Health Care 4.1.8 Military Personnel - Health Care 94.4%
6.4 Human Resources Management 2.1%
3.4 Defence Team Management 4.1.1 Military Personnel - Regular Force Portfolio Management 100%
4.1.2 Military Personnel - Reserve Force Portfolio Management 100%
4.1.10 Military Personnel and Organization - Strategic Coordination, Development and Control 100%
6.4 Human Resources Management 3.3%
3.5 Military Transition 4.1.4 Military Personnel - Transition and Release 100%
3.6 Military Member and Family Support 4.1.7 Military Personnel - Morale and Well Being 75.6%
3.7 Military History and Heritage 2.3.1 Military History, Heritage and Awareness 81.5%
3.8 Military Law Services/Military Justice Superintendence 4.1.9 Organization - Security, Protection, Justice and Safety 9.2%
3.9 Ombudsman 4.1.9 Organization - Security, Protection, Justice and Safety 5%
3.10 Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers (Youth Program) 2.3.2 Youth Program 100%
Core Responsibility 4: Future Force Design
4.1 Joint Force Development 5.1.1 Capability Design and Management 21.8%
5.1.2 Concept, Doctrine Development and Warfare Experimentation 39.6%
4.2 Naval Force Development 5.1.1 Capability Design and Management 4.5%
5.1.2 Concept, Doctrine Development and Warfare Experimentation 42.2%
4.3 Land Force Development 5.1.1 Capability Design and Management 1%
5.1.2 Concept, Doctrine Development and Warfare Experimentation 1.2%
4.4 Air and Space Force Development 5.1.1 Capability Design and Management 72.6%
5.1.2 Concept, Doctrine Development and Warfare Experimentation 17%
4.5 Special Operations Force Development 5.1.1 Capability Design and Management 0%
5.1.2 Concept, Doctrine Development and Warfare Experimentation 0%
4.6 Cyber and C4I Force Development 5.1.1 Capability Design and Management 0.1%
5.1.2 Concept, Doctrine Development and Warfare Experimentation 0%
4.7 Intelligence Force Development 5.1.1 Capability Design and Management 0%
5.1.2 Concept, Doctrine Development and Warfare Experimentation 0%
4.8 Science, Technology and Innovation 5.1.3 Science and Systems Development and Integration 100%
2.2.6 Canadian Safety and Security Program 100%
Core Responsibility 5: Procurement of Capabilities
5.1 Maritime Equipment Acquisition 4.2.1 Materiel - Portfolio Management 27.6%
4.2.3 Materiel - Equipment Upgrade and Insertion 82.4%
4.2.5 Materiel - Engineering, Test, Production and Maintenance 0.3%
5.2 Land Equipment Acquisition 4.2.1 Materiel - Portfolio Management 28%
4.2.3 Materiel - Equipment Upgrade and Insertion 1.8%
4.2.5 Materiel - Engineering, Test, Production and Maintenance 0.2%
5.3 Aerospace Equipment Acquisition 4.2.1 Materiel - Portfolio Management 11.9%
4.2.3 Materiel - Equipment Upgrade and Insertion 15.8%
4.2.5 Materiel - Engineering, Test, Production and Maintenance 0.05%
5.4 Defence Information Technology Systems Acquisition, Design and Delivery 4.4.1 Info Systems - Portfolio Management 100%
4.4.2 Info Systems - Acquisition, Development and Deployment 100%
5.5 Defence Materiel Management 4.2.2 Material - Acquisition 100%
4.2.4 Materiel - Divestment and Disposal 100%
4.2.6 Materiel - Inventory Management and Distribution 34.6%
4.2.7 Materiel - Strategic Coordination, Development and Control 100%
Core Responsibility 6: Sustainable Bases, Information Technology Systems and Infrastructure
6.1 Defence Infrastructure Program Management 4.3.1 Real Property - Portfolio Management 100%
4.3.3 Real Property - Divestment and Disposal 100%
4.3.6 Real Property - Strategic Coordination, Development and Control 99.8%
6.2 Defence Infrastructure Construction, Recapitalization and Investment 4.3.2 Real Property - Acquisition 100%
4.3.4 Real Property - Operations, Maintenance and Repair 1.6%
6.3 Defence Infrastructure Maintenance, Support and Operations 4.3.4 Real Property - Operations, Maintenance and Repair 96.4%
6.4 Military Family Housing 4.3.4 Real Property - Operations, Maintenance and Repair 2%
6.5 Defence Information Technology Services and Programme Management 4.4.4 Info Systems - Strategic Coordination, Development and Control 100%
4.4.3 Info Systems - System Management and User Support 45.1%
6.6 Environmental Sustainability and Protection 4.3.5 Real Property - Environment and Remediation 100%
6.7 Indigenous Affairs 4.3.6 Real Property - Strategic Coordination, Development and Control 0.2%
6.8 Naval Bases 3.1.1 Maritime Roles-Readiness Sustainment 8.8%
3.3.1 Maritime Environment-Force Element Production 0.6%
3.4.1 Maritime Environment-Force Element Production, Coordination and Command and Control 8.5%
4.1.6 Military Personnel - Occupation Training 1.4%
4.1.7 Military Personnel - Morale and Well Being 4.4%
4.1.8 Military Personnel - Health Care 1.5%
4.1.9 Organization-Security, Protection, Justice and Safety 25.8%
4.2.6 Materiel - Inventory Management and Distribution 20%
4.4.3 Info Systems - System management and User Support 16.6%
6.9 Land Bases 3.1.2 Land Roles -Readiness Sustainment 11.1%
3.3.2 Land Environment - Force Element Production 5.2%
3.4.2 Land Environment - Force Element Production, Coordination and Command and Control 20.9%
4.1.6 Military Personnel - Occupation Training 3.9%
4.1.7 Military Personnel - Morale and Well Being 11.4%
4.1.8 Military Personnel - Health Care 2.8%
4.1.9 Organization-Security, Protection, Justice and Safety 30.4%
4.2.6 Materiel - Inventory Management and Distribution 25.7%
4.4.3 Info Systems - System Management and User Support 24.3%
6.10 Air and Space Wings 3.1.3 Aerospace Roles - Readiness Sustainment 4.9%
3.3.3 Aerospace Environment - Force Element Production 5.8%
3.4.3 Aerospace Environment - Force Element Production, Coordination and Command and Control 25.5%
4.1.6 Military Personnel - Occupation Training 1.0%
4.1.7 Military Personnel - Morale and Well Being 6.2%
4.1.8 Military Personnel - Health Care 1.0%
4.1.9 Organization-Security, Protection, Justice and Safety 3.2%
4.2.6 Materiel - Inventory Management and Distribution 15.3%
4.4.3 Info Systems - System Management and User Support 12.5%
6.11 Joint, Common and International Bases 3.1.5 Joint and Common Roles - Readiness Sustainment 3.3%
3.3.5 Joint and Common - Force Element Production 1.4%
3.4.5 Joint and Common - Force Element Production, Coordination and Command and Control 77.2%
4.1.6 Military Personnel - Occupation Training 5.4%
4.1.7 Military Personnel - Morale and Well Being 2.4%
4.1.8 Military Personnel - Health Care 0.3%
4.1.9 Organization-Security, Protection, Justice and Safety 0.7%
4.2.6 Materiel - Inventory Management and Distribution 4.4%
4.4.3 Info Systems - System Management and User Support 1.5%
6.12 Military Police Institutional Operations 4.1.9 Organization - Security, Protection, Justice and Safety 21.5%
6.13 Safety 4.1.9 Organization - Security, Protection, Justice and Safety 4.2%
Internal Services
7.1 Management and Oversight 6.1 Management and Oversight 100%
7.2 Communications Services 6.2 Communications Services 100%
7.3 Legal Services 6.3 Legal Services 100%
7.4 Human Resources Management Services 6.4 Human Resources Management 94.1%
7.5 Financial Management Services 6.5 Financial Management Services 100%
7.6 Information Management Services 6.6 Information Management Services 100%
7.7 Information Technology Services 6.7 Information Technology Services 100%
7.8 Real Property Management Services 6.8 Real Property Management Services 100%
7.9 Materiel Management Services 6.9 Material Management Services 100%
7.10 Acquisition Management Services 6.10 Acquisition Management Services 100%

Supporting information on the Program Inventory

Supporting information on planned expenditures, human resources, and results related to the Department of National Defence’s Program Inventory is available in the GC InfoBase lxxi.

Federal tax expenditures

The tax system can be used to achieve public policy objectives through the application of special measures such as low tax rates, exemptions, deductions, deferrals and credits. The Department of Finance Canada publishes cost estimates and projections for these measures each year in the Report on Federal Tax Expenditures lxxx. This report also provides detailed background information on tax expenditures, including descriptions, objectives, historical information and references to related federal spending programs. The tax measures presented in this report are the responsibility of the Minister of Finance.

Organizational contact information

Department of National Defence
101 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K2 Canada
Web: http://www.forces.gc.ca

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