Evaluation of the Enabling Fund for Official Language Minority Communities Summary

From Employment and Social Development Canada

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1. Objective

Enhance the development and vitality of Official Language Minority Communities by strengthening their capacity in the areas of human resources and community economic development, and by promoting partnership at all levels, including federal partners, in order to consolidate resources and take concerted action.

2. Total Annual Contribution: $12M

Province/Territory 2016-2017 Annual Budget Official Language Minority Population (2011 Census)
Nunavut $334,000 475
Northwest Territories $334,000 1,080
Yukon $334,000 1,485
British Columbia $520,000 62,195
Alberta $520,000 71,370
Saskatchewan $520,000 14,290
Manitoba $520,000 41,365
Ontario $2,000,000 542,390
Quebec $2,700,000 1,058,250
New Brunswick $750,000 235,695
Nova Scotia $520,000 30,330
Prince Edward Island $520,000 4,810
Newfoundland and Labrador $520,000 2,095
RDEE Canada $1,900,000 -

3. Methodology

  • A limited scope evaluation carried out in five of the fourteen contribution agreement signatories.
  • Documents reviewed included contribution agreements, quarterly activity reports and annual reports.

4. Findings

  • Alignment of Program Objectives
    • Objectives and activities implemented continue to be aligned with the Enabling Fund objectives and eligible activities.
  • Contribution to Community Development
    • Implemented activities and reported results contribute to enhancing human resources development, community economic development, community capacity building and to strengthening partnerships.
  • Contribution to Community Vitality
    • Enabling Fund activities and reported results contribute to enhancing the development and vitality of Official Language Minority Communities.

Evaluation reports are available on Employment and Social Development Canada’s website.

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