Supplementary information

From Employment and Social Development Canada

Official title: Employment and Social Development Canada 2016–2017 Departmental Results Report

Corporate information

Appropriate ministers

Institutional head

Louise Levonian - Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development   

Ministerial portfolio

  • Minister of Families, Children and Social Development
  • Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour
  • Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities

Enabling instruments

Department of Employment and Social Development Act (S.C. 2005, c. 34);Footnote 1 additional information on acts and regulations can be found on the Employment and Social Development Canada website.Footnote 2

Year of Incorporation/Commencement



For more information on the Department’s role, please visit the Employment and Social Development Canada website.Footnote 3

Strategic outcomes and program alignment architecture

ESDC’s 2016–17 Program Alignment Architecture is presented below. It lists the programs offered by the Department that are designed to support the achievement of its four strategic outcomes. 

  • 1. Strategic Outcome: Government-wide service excellence
    • 1.1 Program: Service Network Supporting Government Departments
      • 1.1.1 Sub-Program: Government of Canada Telephone General Enquiries Services
      • 1.1.2 Sub-Program: Government of Canada Internet Presence
      • 1.1.3 Sub-Program: In-Person Points of Service
    • 1.2 Program: Delivery of Services for Other Government of Canada Programs
      • 1.2.1 Sub-Program: Passport
      • 1.2.2 Sub-Program: Other Government Department Programs
  • 2. Strategic Outcome: A skilled, adaptable and inclusive labour force and an efficient labour market
    • 2.1 Program: Skills and Employment
      • 2.1.1 Sub-Program: Employment Insurance
      • 2.1.2 Sub-Program: Labour Market Development Agreements
      • 2.1.3 Sub-Program: Canada Job Fund Agreements
      • 2.1.4 Sub-Program: Labour Market Agreements for Persons with Disabilities
      • 2.1.5 Sub-Program: Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities
      • 2.1.6 Sub-Program: Youth Employment Strategy
      • 2.1.7 Sub-Program: Targeted Initiative for Older Workers
      • 2.1.8 Sub-Program: Enabling Fund for Official Language Minority Communities
      • 2.1.9 Sub-Program: Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy
      • 2.1.10 Sub-Program: Skills and Partnership Fund
      • 2.1.11 Sub-Program: First Nations Job Fund
      • 2.1.12 Sub-Program: Job Bank
      • 2.1.13 Sub-Program: Sectoral Initiatives Program
      • 2.1.14 Sub-Program: Literacy and Essential Skills
      • 2.1.15 Sub-Program: Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship (Red Seal Program)
      • 2.1.16 Sub-Program: Apprenticeship Grants
      • 2.1.17 Sub-Program: Foreign Credential Recognition Program
      • 2.1.18 Sub-Program: Temporary Foreign Worker Program
    • 2.2 Program: Learning
      • 2.2.1 Sub-Program: Canada Student Loans and Grants and Canada Apprentice Loans Program
      • 2.2.2 Sub-Program: Canada Education Savings Program
  • 3. Strategic Outcome: Safe, fair and productive workplaces and cooperative workplace relations
    • 3.1 Program: Labour
      • 3.1.1 Sub-Program: Labour Relations
      • 3.1.2 Sub-Program: Workplace Health and Safety
        • Sub-Sub-Program: Occupational Health and Safety
        • Sub-Sub-Program: Federal Workers’ Compensation
      • 3.1.3 Sub-Program: Labour Standards and Equity
        • Sub-Sub-Program: Labour Standards
        • Sub-Sub-Program: Workplace Equity
        • Sub-Sub-Program: Wage Earner Protection Program
      • 3.1.4 Sub-Program: International Labour Affairs
  • 4. Strategic Outcome: Income security, access to opportunities and well-being for individuals, families and communities
    • 4.1 Program: Income Security
      • 4.1.1 Sub-Program: Old Age Security
      • 4.1.2 Sub-Program: Canada Pension Plan
      • 4.1.3 Sub-Program: Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits
      • 4.1.4 Sub-Program: Canada Disability Savings Program
      • 4.1.5 Sub-Program: National Child Benefit
    • 4.2 Program: Social Development
      • 4.2.1 Sub-Program: Homelessness Partnering Strategy
      • 4.2.2 Sub-Program: Social Development Partnerships Program
        • Sub-Sub-Program: Children and Families
        • Sub-Sub-Program: Disability
      • 4.2.3 Sub-Program: New Horizons for Seniors Program
      • 4.2.4 Sub-Program: Universal Child Care Benefit
      • 4.2.5 Sub-Program: Enabling Accessibility Fund
      • 4.2.6 Sub-Program: Federal Income Support for Parents of Murdered or Missing Children

Internal services

Supporting information on lower-level programs

Supporting information on results and financial and human resources relating to ESDC’s lower-level programsFootnote 4 is available on the Department’s website and InfoBaseFootnote 5.

Supplementary information tables

The following supplementary information tables are available on ESDC’s website:

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 annually in the Report of Federal Tax Expenditures. Footnote 14This 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

Head office

140 Promenade du Portage, Phase IV
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0J9

Telephone: 1-800-622-6232
Toll-free: 1-800-622-6232
Employment and Social Development institutional profileFootnote 15

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