Communications Security Establishment

Supplementary Estmates (C), 2021-22

  • The Communications Security Establishment (CSE) is one of Canada’s key security and intelligence agencies and the lead federal technical authority for cyber security.
  • The CSE provides valuable foreign intelligence to inform the Government of Canada’s decision making and protect national security.
  • Its sophisticated cyber and technical expertise also helps identify, prepare for, and defend against threats to Canada and its cyber systems and networks.
  • While conducting these activities, CSE respects the highest standards of lawfulness, ethics, values and the protection of the privacy of Canadians.
  • CSE’s 2021-22 Supplementary Estimates (C) (SEC) includes total funding of $16.4M.

Key Facts

Line Items included in CSE’s 2021-22 Supplementary Estimates (C):

  • Extending Canada’s Middle East Strategy ($4.8M):
    • $4.0M composed of Personnel ($2.9M) and Operating ($1.1M)
    • $0.8M for Statutory Employee Benefit Plan (EBP)
  • Interdepartmental Transfers:
    • From Shared Services Canada ($9.7M)
    • From Department of National Defence ($2.3M)
    • From CSE to Treasury Board Secretariat ($13.3K)
  • From CSE to Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development ($384.9K)

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