Departmental Plan 2019 to 2020, supplementary tables, Environment and Climate Change Canada, chapter 2

Nature Legacy for Canada

Lead department(s)

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)

Federal partner organization(s)

Parks Canada (PCA); Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO); Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)

Start date of the horizontal initiative

2018-19

End date of the horizontal initiative

2022-23

Description of the horizontal initiative

Natural spaces will be protected by establishing and expanding protected areas, managing them to high standards, and linking them onto a well-connected network of protected lands, inland water and coastal and marine areas. Species will be conserved by developing and implementing, in collaboration with partners, protection and recovery measures for priority species, in priority areas, and to address risks; and the rights and responsibilities of Indigenous peoples in conserving species and spaces will be respected and supported.

Governance structures

A senior management committee (Senior Oversight Committee) will be established at the ADM level with representation from ECCC, PCA, DFO and NRCan to guide the initiative, address any issues, and overcome any roadblocks that become apparent.

The Committee will be chaired by ECCC, and will be established for the duration of the Nature Legacy. The Committee will meet at least once a year to consider a status report on the implementation of the Nature Legacy for Canada.

Total federal funding allocated (from start to end date) (dollars)

$1,093,887,505 from June 2018 to March 2023

Total federal planned spending to date (dollars)

$229,441,327

Total federal actual spending to date (dollars)

Not applicable

Date of last renewal of the horizontal initiative

Not applicable

Total federal funding allocated at the last renewal and source of funding (dollars)

$1,093,887,505 Budget 2018

Additional federal funding received after the last renewal (dollars)

Not applicable

Total planned spending since the last renewal

$229,441,327

Total actual spending since the last renewal

Not applicable

Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation

2022-23

Planning highlights

We will continue to make progress toward conserving 17% of Canada’s lands and inland waters and 10% of coastal and marine areas by the end of 2020. Additionally, we will continue to expand and manage our Migratory Bird Sanctuaries and National Wildlife Areas. The Indigenous Guardians program will support Indigenous Peoples and create partnerships in conservation efforts. Together with this program, the $500 million Canada Nature Fund will support Indigenous organizations, non-profits, provinces and territories and others to protect and conserve Canada’s terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, landscapes and biodiversity, including species at risk. This Fund will be matched by philanthropic foundations, corporate, not-for-profit, provincial, territorial and other partners to raise a total of $1 billion for conservation action and lead to the establishment of more provincial, territorial, Indigenous, and municipal protected and conserved areas, as well as private lands, across the country. 

Federal, Provincial and Territorial governments have agreed to transform the way we conserve species at risk by shifting to more ecosystem-based, multispecies approaches, focussing on a national set of shared priority places, species and sectors along with place-based conservation initiatives to deliver on the ground action. Collaborative work will continue to advance the protection and recovery of Canada’s Boreal and Southern Mountain Caribou herds, amongst other priority species at risk.

Contact information
Greg Stoodley
Results and Delivery Analyst
Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment and Climate Change Canada
315 Saint-Joseph Boulevard, Gatineau QC J8Y 3Z5
819-420-7297
greg.stoodley@canada.ca

Horizontal initiative framework : departmental funding by theme (dollars)

Horizontal initiative : Nature Legacy for Canada

Shared outcomes: Canada’s species at risk are recovered and Canada’s ecosystems, landscape and biodiversity are protected

Name of theme Species at risk Protected areas Internal services
Theme outcome(s) Protection and recovery action for 230 species at risk is enhanced Canada’s network of protected areas, OECMs and IPCAs is expanded and strengthened Not applicable
Environment and Climate Change Canada $319,386,496 $411,119,853 $24, 963,362
Parks Canada $58,667,050 $141,110,390 $15,129,515
Fisheries and Oceans Canada $159,183,716 Not applicable $13,647,819
Natural Resources Canada $4,420,000 Not applicable $323,868

Planning information

Horizontal initiative overview
Name of horizontal initiative Total federal funding allocated since the last renewal* (dollars) 2019-20 planned spending (dollars) Horizontal initiative shared outcome(s) Performance indicator(s) Target(s) Date to achieve target
Nature Legacy for Canada $1,093,887,505 $229,441,327 Canada’s species at risk are recovered Percentage of species at risk for which changes in populations are consistent with recovery and management objectives 60% May 2025
Nature Legacy for Canada See row above See row above Canada’s ecosystems, landscape and biodiversity are protected Percentage of total i) terrestrial territory (land and inland water); and ii) coastal and marine areas that are conserved through networks of protected areas, other effective conservation measure (OECMs) and Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs)

i) 17% of total land is conserved

ii) 10% of total coastal and marine areas are conserved

2020

* This amount includes any additional funding received after the last renewal. Where the initiative is new (with no renewal), insert the initial total allocation approved.

Theme 1 details
Name of theme Total federal theme funding allocated since the last renewal* (dollars) 2019-20 federal theme planned spending (dollars) Horizontal initiative shared outcome(s) Theme performance indicator(s) Theme target(s) Date to achieve theme target
Species at risk $541,657,262 $98,484,457 Protection and recovery action for 230 species at risk is enhanced Percentage of 230 species at risk for which protection or recovery actions are being implemented through action for priority places, species, and threats 100% 2023

* This amount includes any additional funding received after the last renewal. Where the initiative is new (with no renewal), insert the initial total allocation approved.

Theme 1 horizontal initiative activities
Departments Link to the department’s program inventory Horizontal initiative  activity (activities) Total federal funding allocated to each horizontal initiative activity since the last renewal* (dollars) 2019–20 planned spending for each horizontal initiative activity (dollars) 2019–20 horizontal initiative activity expected result(s) 2019–20 horizontal initiative activity performance indicator(s) 2019–20 horizontal initiative activity target(s) Date to achieve horizontal initiative activity target
ECCC Species at risk Protection and recovery of species and their critical habitat through science, action planning, stewardship actions, regulations, enforcement, and reporting $117,444,701 $23,679,473 Protection and recovery action for species at risk is enhanced Percent of species whose critical habitat has been identified on federal land for which that habitat is protected 100% 2025
ECCC Species at risk Enabling the stewardship actions of partners with contributions funding through the Canada Nature Fund $155,688,000 $22,089,600 Collaboration with partners for species at risk is enhanced through the Canada Nature Fund Total land area (in hectares) that has been (i) secured; (ii) protected (new); or (iii) protected (renewed) for species at risk

3 year rolling average

(i) 7,000

(ii) 10,000

(iii) 100,000

2023
ECCC Species at risk Enabling the stewardship actions of partners with contributions funding through the Canada Nature Fund See row above See row above Collaboration with partners for species at risk is enhanced through the Canada Nature Fund Percentage of Indigenous peoples engaged with ECCC who indicate that the engagement was meaningful Annual increase from the 2018–19 baseline (to be established by March 31, 2019) Ongoing
ECCC Species at risk Renewing capacity for assessment, listing, and recovery planning $46,253,795 $9,250,759 Core capacity to implement the Species at Risk Act is renewed Percentage of legally listed species at risk with recovery strategy, action plan or management plan available on the Species at Risk public registry 100% 2023
PCA Heritage Places Conservation Program Protection and recovery of species and their critical habitat through science, implementation of on-the ground recovery actions, enforcement, and reporting $41,968,610 $8,104,350 Heritages places are managed responsibly Percentage of actions identified in Parks Canada led Species at Risk Act action plans that are implemented 50% 2023
PCA Heritage Places Conservation Program Renewing capacity for assessment, listing, and recovery planning $16,698,440 $3,515,200 Heritages places are managed responsibly Number of species at risk action plans for Parks Canada places with 3 or more species at risk that are completed 24% 2020
DFO Species at Risk Protection and recovery of species and their critical habitat through science, action planning, stewardship actions, regulation, enforcement, and reporting $58,831,716 $10,754,675 Protection and recovery action for species at risk is enhanced Percentage of listed aquatic species that, when reassessed, have trends consistent with the population and distribution objectives laid out in the recovery strategies or management plans 75% 2023
DFO Species at Risk Enabling the stewardship actions of partners with contributions funding through the Canada Nature Fund $59,352,000 $11,870,400 Collaboration with partners for species at risk is enhanced through the Canada Nature Fund Percentage of stakeholder actively involved in species at risk protection and recovery activities Baseline to be determined by March 31, 2019 2023
DFO Species at risk Renewing capacity for assessment, listing, and recovery planning $41,000,000 $8,200,000 Core capacity to implement the Species at Risk Act is renewed Percentage of aquatic species/populations at risk listed under the Species at Risk Act for which a recovery strategy/management plan is completed 75% 2023
NRCan

Sustainable Forest Management

Cumulative Effects

Protection and recovery of species and their critical habitat through science $4,420,000 $1,020,000 Protection and recovery action for species at risk is enhanced Trends in the use of tools, products and approaches by key decision makers to enhance information, decisions and responses regarding management of disturbance in ecosystems Minimum of 5 tools, products and approached in a growing trend 2023

* This amount includes any additional funding received after the last renewal. Where the initiative is new (with no renewal), insert the initial total allocation approved.

Theme 2 details
Name of theme Total federal theme funding allocated since the last renewal* (dollars) 2019–20 federal theme planned  spending (dollars) Theme outcome(s) Theme performance indicator(s) Theme target(s) Date to achieve theme target
Protected areas $552,230,243 $130,956,870 Canada’s network of protected areas, OECMs and IPCAs is expanded and strengthened Number of protected areas, OECMs and IPCAs with demonstrable progress toward establishment or expansion 15 protected areas by 2023 2023
Protected areas See row above See row above Canada’s network of protected areas, OECMs and IPCAs is expanded and strengthened Number of protected areas, OECMs and IPCAs with demonstrable progress toward establishment or expansion 20 IPCAs by 2023 2023
Protected areas See row above See row above Canada’s network of protected areas, OECMs and IPCAs is expanded and strengthened Number of protected areas, OECMs and IPCAs with demonstrable progress toward establishment or expansion 10 OECMs 2023
Protected areas See row above See row above Canada’s network of protected areas, OECMs and IPCAs is expanded and strengthened Percent of existing ECCC and PCA protected areas where overall ecological condition or management effectiveness is maintained or improved 75% 2023

* This amount includes any additional funding received after the last renewal. Where the initiative is new (with no renewal), insert the initial total allocation approved.

Theme 2 horizontal initiative activities
Departments Link to the department’s program inventory Horizontal initiative  activity (activities) Total federal funding allocated to each horizontal initiative activity since the last renewal* (dollars) 2019–20 planned spending for each horizontal initiative activity (dollars) 2019–20 horizontal initiative activity expected result(s) 2019–20 horizontal initiative activity performance indicator(s) 2019–20 horizontal initiative activity target(s) Date to achieve horizontal initiative activity target
ECCC Habitat Conservation and Protection Protection of wildlife habitat as National Wildlife Areas, Migratory Bird Sanctuaries, and Conservation Areas through regulation, management, and evaluation $90,590,629 $15,698,061 ECCC network of protected areas is expanded Total area that is protected as ECCC National Wildlife Ares, Migratory Bird Sanctuaries, and Conservation Areas 13,681,594 ha 2020
ECCC Habitat Conservation and Protection Protection of wildlife habitat as National Wildlife Areas, Migratory Bird Sanctuaries, and Conservation Areas through regulation, management, and evaluation See row above See row above ECCC network of protected areas is effectively managed Effective management of the ECCC protected areas network (average performance of all sites) 75% 2020
ECCC Habitat Conservation and Protection Supporting the actions of partners to create protected areas, other effective conservation measures, and Indigenous protected and conserved area with contribution funding from the Canada Nature Fund $284,055,988 $78,210,997 Collaboration with partners for protected areas, OECMs, and IPCAs is enhanced through the Canada Nature Fund Percentage of total terrestrial territory (land and inland water) conserved by partners, OECMs and IPCAs 6.2% 2020
ECCC Habitat Conservation and Protection Enabling the participation of Indigenous peoples in the establishment, management, and monitoring of protected areas, other effective conservation measures, and Indigenous conserved and protected areas with contribution funding 36,473,236 $11,293,314 Indigenous peoples are engaged in conservation Percentage of Indigenous peoples engaged with ECCC who indicate that the engagement was meaningful Annual increase from the 2018–19 baseline (to be established by March 31, 2019) Ongoing
PCA Heritage Places Establishment Program Complete negotiations to establish Protected Areas $7,000,000 $0 Indigenous peoples actively participate and contribute to the stewardship and establishment of heritage places Number of negotiated agreements signed (Nahanni) 1 2020
PCA Heritage Places Establishment Program Complete negotiations to establish Protected Areas $11,373,523 $3,412,069 Indigenous peoples actively participate and contribute to the stewardship and establishment of heritage places Number of agreements under negotiation 2 2020
PCA Heritage Places Conservation Program Effective Management of National Parks and National Marine Conservation Areas $118,231,871 $20,000,000 Canada’s natural heritage is protected for future generations Percentage of National Park ecosystems where ecological integrity is maintained or improved 92% 2023
PCA Heritage Places Conservation Program Effective Management of National Parks and National Marine Conservation Areas See row above See row above National marine conservation areas are ecologically sustainable Percentage of ecological sustainability measures for which data is collected and assessed 65% 2021
PCA Heritage Places Conservation Program Support new National Advisory Committee on Nature for planning, consensus-building, coordination, and Indigenous engagement $4,504,996 $2,342,429 Indigenous peoples actively participate in and contribute to the stewardship and conservation of heritage places Percentage of Conservation and Restoration (CoRe) projects that incorporate Indigenous Knowledge 35% 2020

* This amount includes any additional funding received after the last renewal. Where the initiative is new (with no renewal), insert the initial total allocation approved.

Total spending, all themes
Theme name Total federal funding allocated since the last renewal* (dollars) 2019–20 total federal planned spending (dollars)
Theme 1 – Species at Risk $552,230,243 $98,484,457
Theme 2 – Protected Areas $527,230,243 $130,956,870
Total, all themes $1,093,887,505 $229,441,327

* This amount includes any additional funding received after the last renewal. Where the initiative is new (with no renewal), insert the initial total allocation approved.

Addressing Air Pollution (AAP)

Lead department(s)

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)

Federal partner organization(s)

Health Canada, National Research Council of Canada

Non federal and non governmental partner(s)

The implementation of the Air Quality Management System (AQMS) is a federally led collaborative process with provinces and territories, with involvement of and in consultation with Indigenous peoples, health and environmental non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and industry.

Start date of the horizontal initiative

April 1, 2016

This initiative is a continuation of previous work conducted under the Clean Air Regulatory Agenda (CARA) which was in place from 2006-07 to 2015-16.

Current investments include funding provided in Budget 2016. Budget 2017 approved additional funding for this initiative starting in April 2018.

End date of the horizontal initiative

This initiative is ongoing, and funded through two budget submissions. Budget 2016 provided funding for the science and reporting activities for five years and ongoing, and provided funding for policy and analysis, mitigation actions, and indoor air quality activities for two years (2016–17 to 2017–18).

For 2018-19, Budget 2017 provided funding for policy and analysis activities for four years and ongoing. It also provided funding for mitigation activities for outdoor and indoor air quality for four years and ongoing.

Description of the horizontal initiative

Air pollution threatens the health of Canadians, degrades the environment, and can reduce economic productivity. It is linked with increased incidences of stroke, heart disease and acute respiratory diseases, and it exacerbates conditions such as asthma and diabetes, with subsequent increases in hospital admissions, emergency room visits and premature mortality. Outdoor air pollution also affects wildlife, ecosystems and vegetation, structures, and leads to reduced visibility. Indoor air pollution exposure is of particular concern given Canadians spend approximately 90% of their time indoors.

This initiative aims to improve air quality and health in Canada, and provide Canadians with the tools to make informed decisions to reduce their exposure to indoor and outdoor air pollutants. Activities to be undertaken include:

  1. Scientific and reporting activities to provide the foundation for credible, relevant and timely policy and regulation development, administration, and enforcement; and to provide air quality information to Canadians.
  2. Policy and analysis activities to provide the strategic advice and economic and health benefit analysis necessary to develop effective policy and regulatory measures; to continue to work with provinces, territories and other stakeholders to address domestic air pollution, and to continue working with the U.S. under the bilateral Air Quality Agreement and with other countries in international fora such as the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution to reduce transboundary sources of air pollution.
  3. Mitigation actions for outdoor air quality include developing and implementing new regulatory and non-regulatory instruments to reduce emissions from industrial, transportation and consumer products sectors and equipment types, and continuing to administer and update existing instruments.
  4. Mitigation actions for indoor air quality include communication and outreach activities through HC’s and NRC’s indoor air quality programs to inform Canadians of the health risks of indoor air pollution and to encourage personal actions to reduce these risks in homes and buildings, including at schools and workplaces.

Governance structures

ECCC provides overall program coordination. Officials responsible for key program components from participating departments meet as required to discuss overarching issues and key decisions.

Total federal planned spending to date (dollars)

See above.

Total federal actual spending to date (dollars)

Not applicable

Date of last renewal of the horizontal initiative

December 14, 2017

Total federal funding allocated at the last renewal and source of funding (dollars)

Budget 2017 provided $201.04 million over four years, beginning in 2018  19, and $48.96 million in 2022-23 and ongoing, to improve the health of Canadians and their environment by reducing outdoor and indoor air pollution.

Additional federal funding received after the last renewal (dollars)

Not applicable

Funding contributed by non federal and non governmental partners

Not applicable

Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation           

A horizontal evaluation of the AAP HI is part of ECCC’s 2017 risk-based audit and evaluation plan. This horizontal evaluation will be led by ECCC and conducted in collaboration with HC and NRC. The evaluation is scheduled to begin in 2019-20.

Shared outcome of federal partners

  1. Canadians have clean air
  2. Adverse impacts on human health and ecosystems are reduced

Performance indicator(s)

  1. a) Percentage of Canadians living in areas where air quality standards are achieved
  2. a) Change in number of deaths per year attributable to air pollution
  3. b) A performance indicator to track “adverse impacts on ecosystems are reduced” will be developed by December 2018

Target(s)

  1. a) 85% of Canadians live in areas that meet the Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards (CAAQS) in 2030 (from a baseline of approximately 60% in 2005–2007)
  2. a) Decrease in number of deaths per year attributable to air pollution from a baseline period using data from 2015 onward (Baseline to be established by June 2018)
  3. b) Target to be established by December 2018

Data source and frequency of monitoring and reporting

  1. a) National air pollution data map (including data from National Air Pollution Surveillance [NAPS] and Canadian Air and Precipitation Monitoring Network [CAPMoN] monitoring stations) cross-referenced with population data provided by Statistics Canada—maps produced annually
  2. a) Health Canada’s Air Quality Benefits Assessment Tool (AQBAT)—using national air pollution data from NAPS and CAPMoN produced annually
  3. b) TBD

Expected outcome or result of non-federal and non governmental partners

Not applicable

Name of theme

Not applicable

Planning highlights 2019–2020

ECCC will contribute to the improvement of air quality by:

  • Reporting to Canadians, in collaboration with provinces and territories, progress made on improving air quality through a National State of the Air Report.
  • Supporting the implementation of Canada’s Air Quality Management System (AQMS), in collaboration with provinces, territories and stakeholders, to improve outdoor air quality and protect the health of Canadians and the environment.
  • Setting and implementing more stringent Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards.
  • Working with international partners under the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution to address transboundary air pollution in Europe, Canada and the U.S., including black carbon under the Gothenburg Protocol.
  • Developing regulatory and other measures to prevent air pollution emissions.
  • Working with the U.S. to strengthen the Canada-U.S. Air Quality Agreement to reduce transboundary air pollution, including emissions from vehicles and engines, and stationary sources.

Contact information

Jennifer Kerr
Director, Air Emissions Priorities
Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Directorate
Environmental Protection Branch
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 St-Joseph Blvd, Place Vincent Massey
Gatineau (Quebec) K1A 0H3
Tel: 819-420-7758
Jennifer.kerr2@canada.ca

Planning information
Federal organizations Link to the department’s program inventory Total allocation (from start to end date) (dollars) 2019-20 planned spending (dollars) total
Environment and Climate Change Canada Air Quality

$412,820,858

Ongoing: $67,827,508

$66,769,826
Health Canada

Air Quality

Radiation Protection Program

$141,949,996

Ongoing: $28,389,999

$28,389,999
National Research Council of Canada Construction

$8,750,000

(2016-17 to 2021-22)

Ongoing: $13,800,000

(2022-23 to 2027-28)

$2,000,000
Total for all federal organizations Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

*For more information on Horizontal imitative activities, expected results, performance indicators, targets and state to achieve, please consult the table below

Environment and Climate Change Canada

Science
Specific activity in support of initiative Immediate outcomes Performance indicators Targets Date to achieve targets

Develop and provide air quality science (research, monitoring, and modelling, analysis and advice)

ER 1.1

Senior managers and decision makers have access to information and analysis on air quality and air pollution

PI 1.1

% of requested foundational information products delivered to support evidence-based decision-making

T 1.1

100% of requested foundational work is delivered

2018–2019

Develop and provide air pollutant emissions inventory data and reporting

ER 1.2

Increased public awareness of air pollution and air quality

PI 1.2

Number of sensitive individuals reached by Air Quality Health Index (AQHI risk) communications

T 1.2

  • One million by 2019
  • Four million by 2026
  • Target has been developed based on an initial value estimate of 400,000 at risk Canadians receiving AQHI risk communications

2019

Policy
Specific activity in support of initiative Immediate outcomes Performance indicators Targets Date to achieve targets

Implementation of the federal air quality program

ER 1.3

Federal air quality standards are strengthened.

PI 1.3

% of CAAQSs reviewed and updated

T 1.3

  • 100% of CAAQS will be reviewed on a five-year cycle from date of initial publication and, where necessary, will be made more stringent to encourage continuous improvement in air quality

Every five years from the CAAQS publication date

Mitigation
Specific activity in support of initiative Immediate outcomes Performance indicators Targets Date to achieve targets

Develop, administer, review, and amend regulatory instruments—Multi-Sector Air Pollutants Regulations (MSAPR)

Stationary Spark-ignition Engines

ER 1.4

Regulatees are in compliance with federal air pollution measures

PI 1.4.1

Percentage of modern engines meeting performance requirements

T 1.4.1

  • 13 major sectors: 100% of regular-use modern engines of a size ≥ 75 kW emit ≤ 2.7 g/kWhr of NOx
  • 13 major sectors: 100% of low-use modern engines of a size ≥ 100 kW emit ≤ 160ppmyd15% of NOx

 

2019

Develop, administer, review, and amend regulatory instruments—Multi-Sector Air Pollutants Regulations (MSAPR)

Stationary Spark-ignition Engines

ER 1.4

Regulatees are in compliance with federal air pollution measures

PI 1.4.2

Percentage of pre-existing engines or fleets meeting performance requirements

T 1.4.2

  • Phase 1 of 2: at least 50% of the regular use pre-existing engines in the oil and gas sector (in terms of rated brake power) being of a size ≥ 250 kW must emit ≤ 4 g/kWh of NOx by 2021 or fleet averages composed of these engines must emit ≤ 8 g/kWh of NOx by 2021
  • Phase 2 of 2: 100% of regular-use pre-existing engines in the oil and gas sector being of a size ≥ 250 kW or fleet averages composed of these engines must emit ≤ 4 g/kWh of NOx by 2026

2021 and 2026

Develop, administer, review, and amend regulatory instruments—Multi-Sector Air Pollutants Regulations (MSAPR)

Boilers and Heaters

ER 1.4

Regulatees are in compliance with federal air pollution measures

PI 1.4.3

Percentage of Pre-existing, Transitional, Modern, or Redesigned boiler and heater equipment meeting performance requirements

T 1.4.3

  • 12 major industrial sectors: 100% of Pre-existing, Transitional, Modern, or Redesigned boiler and heater equipment emit less than or equal to their obligation no later than the following:
    • 2016 for new equipment (i.e., transitional, modern, or redesigned boilers and heaters)
    • 2026 for class 80 equipment that currently emit greater than 80 grams of NOx per gigajoule
    • 2036 for class 70 equipment that currently emit between 70 and 80 grams of NOx per gigajoule

2026 and 2036

Develop, administer, review, and amend regulatory instruments—Multi-Sector Air Pollutants Regulations (MSAPR)

Cement

ER 1.4

Regulatees are in compliance with federal air pollution measures

PI 1.4.4

Percentage of grey cement manufacturing facilities meeting performance requirements

T 1.4.4

  • By 2020, 100% of regulated cement manufacturing facilities meet:
  • For NOx (preheater and precalciner): 2.25 kg/ tonne of clinker / (wet and long dry): 2.55 kg/ tonne clinker or 30% reduction in emission intensity from 2006. / For SO2 (all kilns): 3.0 kg/ tonne of clinker

2020

Develop, administer, review, and amend regulatory instruments—

Transportation

ER 1.4

Regulatees are in compliance with federal air pollution measures

PI 1.4.5

Percentage of regulatees reporting compliance with the regulated limits in fuel quality regulations

T 1.4.5

  • 100% of regulatees reporting compliance with the regulated limits in fuel quality regulations

 

2021

Develop, administer, review, and amend regulatory instruments—

Transportation

ER 1.5

Compliance review related to air pollutant regulations is strengthened

PI 1.5.1

Percentage of regulatees subject to fulsome review related to compliance with fuels regulations

T 1.5.1

  • 5% of all fuels regulatees are subject to an enhanced compliance verification (including record review and sampling) by December 1, 2018

2018

Develop, administer, review, and amend regulatory instruments—

Transportation

ER 1.5

Compliance review related to air pollutant regulations is strengthened

PI 1.5.2

Percentage increase in number and variety of tests performed for vehicles and engines

T 1.5.2

  • 20% increase in number of testing rounds performed from the average of 2014–2015, 2015–2016, by March 31, 2021

2018

Policy
Intermediate outcomes Performance indicators Targets Date to achieve targets

ER 1.6

Canada’s involvement in international and bilateral transboundary agreements improves air quality

PI 1.6.1

National emissions of sulphur dioxide (SO2) (kilotonnes)

T 1.6.1

  • Indicative commitment: 55%reduction of national emissions of sulphur dioxide (SO2) from 2005 level.

2020

ER 1.6

Canada’s involvement in international and bilateral transboundary agreements improves air quality

PI 1.6.2

National emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) (kilotonnes)

T 1.6.2

  • Indicative commitment: 35% reduction of national emissions of national nitrogen oxide (NOx) from 2005 level.

2020

ER 1.6

Canada’s involvement in international and bilateral transboundary agreements improves air quality

PI 1.6.3

National emissions of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) (kilotonnes)

T 1.6.3

  • Indicative commitment: 25% reduction of national emissions of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) from 2005 level.

2020

ER 1.6

Canada’s involvement in international and bilateral transboundary agreements improves air quality

PI 1.6.4

National emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) (kilotonnes)

T 1.6.4

  • Indicative commitment: 20% reduction of national emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from 2005 level.

2020

Mitigation
Intermediate outcomes Performance indicators Targets Date to achieve targets

ER 1.7

Regulatory and non-regulatory instruments reduce Canadian air pollutant emissions

PI 1.7.1

Emissions of air pollutants from industrial and transportation sources in tonnes for fine particulate matter (PM2.5); sulphur oxides (SOx); nitrogen oxides (NOx); volatile organic compounds (VOCs)

T 1.7.1

  • Decrease from current year three year average to the previous (e.g., average from 2014 to 2016 vs average of 2013–2015)

VOC 2014–2016 Avg. — 1,126,665 tonnes

NOx 2014–2016 Avg. — 1,758,856 tonnes

SOx 2014–2016 Avg. — 1,096,306 tonnes

PM2.5 2014–2016 Avg. — 106,576.5267 tonnes

  • Continued downward trend in rolling three year average emissions from 2006–2008

VOC 2006–2008 Avg. = 1,382,345 tonnes

NOx 2006–2008 Avg. = 2,209,944 tonnes

SOx 2006–2008 Avg. = 1,857,380 tonnes

PM2.5 baseline is 2014–2016 Avg. — 106,576.5267 tonnes

 

Annual

ER 1.7

Regulatory and non-regulatory instruments reduce Canadian air pollutant emissions

PI 1.7.2

Emissions of air pollutants from industrial and mobile sources in tonnes for carbon monoxide (CO)

T 1.7.2

  • Decrease from current year three year average to the previous (e.g., average from 2014 to 2016 vs average of 2013–2015)

2014–2016 Avg. — 4,401,730 tonnes

  • Continued downward trend in rolling three year average emissions from 2006-2008

2006-2008 Avg. = 4,476,816 tonnes

Annual

Health Canada

Science
Specific activity in support of initiative Immediate outcomes Performance indicators Targets Date to achieve targets
Develop and provide air pollutant emissions inventory data and reporting

ER 2.1

Increased public awareness of air pollution and air quality

PI 2.1

Number of sensitive individuals reached by Air Quality Health Index (AQHI risk) communications

T 2.1

  • One million by 2019
  • Four million by 2026
  • Target has been developed based on an initial value estimate of 400,000 at risk Canadians receiving AQHI risk communications
2019
Policy
Specific activity in support of initiative Immediate outcomes Performance indicators Targets Date to achieve targets
Implementation of the federal air quality program

ER 2.2

Federal air quality standards are strengthened.

PI 2.2

% of CAAQSs reviewed and updated

T 2.2

  • 100% of CAAQS will be reviewed on a five-year cycle from date of initial publication and, where necessary, will be made more stringent to encourage continuous improvement in air quality
Every five years from the CAAQS publication date
Indoor air
Specific activity in support of initiative Immediate outcomes Performance indicators Targets Date to achieve targets
Implement National Radon Program

ER 2.3

Canadians are aware of radon

PI 2.3

Percentage of Canadians surveyed who are knowledgeable about radon

T 2.3

  • 60–65% of Canadians surveyed are knowledgeable about radon by 2018–2019
  • From a baseline using 2015 data from Stats Can Household and Environment Survey: 59% of Canadians are knowledgeable about radon
2018 (data available in 2019)
Intermediate outcomes Performance indicators Targets Date to achieve targets

ER 2.4

Canadians change behaviour to reduce exposure to radon

PI 2.4

Percent of Canadians surveyed who have tested for radon

T 2.4

  • 10% of Canadians have tested for radon by 2025–2026
  • From a baseline using 2015 data from Stats Can Household and Environment Survey: 6% of Canadians have tested for radon
2025 (progress reported every two years, Next report 2019)

National Research Council

Indoor air
Specific activity in support of initiative Immediate outcomes Performance indicators Targets Date to achieve targets
Increase to the number of validated indoor air quality technologies that can be used by Canadians

ER 3.1

Develop technological solutions to improve indoor air quality.

PI 3.2

Number of new technologies that will undergo performance validation, design guidance, and have market support

T3.2

  • Eight by April 2019
2019
Increase to the number of validated indoor air quality technologies that can be used by Canadians

ER 3.1

Develop technological solutions to improve indoor air quality.

PI 3.3

Number of evaluated technical indoor air quality (IAQ) solutions ready for adoption by stakeholders

T3.3

  • Eight evaluated technical solutions over 5 years
2023
Intermediate outcomes Performance indicators Targets Date to achieve targets

ER 3.4

Increased uptake of products and systems that improve indoor air quality

PI 3.4

Number of new indoor air quality technologies that experience market uptake

T 3.4

  • Eight by April 2026
2026

Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan (FCSAP)

Lead department(s)

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) with support from the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS).

Federal partner organization(s)

Indigenous Services Canada, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada Border Services Agency, Correctional Service Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Health Canada, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated, Marine Atlantic Inc., National Capital Commission, National Defence, National Research Council of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Parks Canada, Public Services and Procurement Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Transport Canada, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS), VIA Rail Canada

Non-federal and non-governmental partner(s)

Not applicable

Start date of the horizontal initiative

The FCSAP was approved in 2005, as a 15-year program. It followed after the two-year Federal Contaminated Sites Accelerated Action Plan program which began in 2003.

End date of the horizontal initiative

FCSAP will continue to March 31, 2020.

Description of the horizontal initiative

The FCSAP provides a long-term mechanism to address the highest priority federal contaminated sites. Although responsibility for the management and remediation of federal contaminated sites rests with responsible custodial departments, the FCSAP program is administered by ECCC with support from the TBS.

Governance structures

The Federal Contaminated Sites Assistant Deputy Ministers Steering Committee is supported by the Director Generals Committee, the Contaminated Sites Management Working Group and the ECCC’s FCSAP Secretariat, which provides overall program coordination.

Total federal funding allocated (start to end date) (dollars)

$4,874,870,914 from April 1, 2003, to March 31, 2020.

Total federal planned spending to date (dollars)

Not Applicable

Total federal actual spending to date (dollars)

$3,692,713,817 from April 1, 2003, to March 31, 2018

Date of last renewal of the horizontal initiative

The FCSAP Horizontal Initiative was renewed in 2015 until March 31, 2020

Total federal funding allocated at the last renewal and source of funding (dollars)

$1,347,932,556, Budget 2015

Additional federal funding received after the last renewal (dollars)

$216,229,001 from April 1, 2016, to March 31, 2018, Budget 2016.

Funding contributed by non-federal and non-governmental partners (dollars)

Not applicable

Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation

Evaluation began in 2016–17 and was concluded in 2018–19. 

Shared outcome of federal partners

The primary objectives of FCSAP are to reduce environmental and human health risks from known federal contaminated sites and to reduce the associated federal financial liabilities in the Public Accounts of Canada, while giving priority to higher-risk sites.

Performance indicator(s)

  1. Number of sites where FCSAP-funded assessments will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20
  2. Number of FCSAP-funded remediation sites where any risk reduction activities will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20
  3. Percentage of FCSAP remediation expenditures that reduce liability in 2019–20.

Target(s)

  1. Assessment activities will be conducted at 52 sites and completed at 7 of these sites
  2. Remediation activities will be conducted at 405 sites and completed at 82 of these sites
  3. 95% ($361,384,463 of $380,404,698) of FCSAP remediation expenditures will reduce liability

Expected outcome or result of non-federal and non governmental partners

Not applicable

Name of theme

Not applicable

Planning highlights

FCSAP Phase III (2016-17 to 2019-20) will focus remediation efforts on the highest-priority federal sites (including Giant and Faro Mines in the North). From April 1, 2019, to March 31, 2020, remediation activities will be conducted on an estimated 405 sites and these activities will reduce liability by $361,384,463. Site assessments will occur on an estimated 52 sites.

Contact information

FCSAP Secretariat
Contaminated Sites Division
17th floor, Place Vincent Massey
351 St. Joseph Blvd
Gatineau, QC, K1A 0H3
ec.pascf-fcsap.ec@canada.ca

Planning information

Federal organizations

Link to departmental program inventory

Horizontal initiative activities

Total Federal allocation (from start to end date)

2019–20 planned spending

2019–20 expected results

2019–20 performance Indicators

2019–20 targets

Date to achieve target

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Internal Services

Contaminated Sites

10,801,469

178,235

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

Canada Border Services Agency

Corporate Management and Direction

Infrastructure and Environment

3,490,212

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Not applicable (N/A)

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

NA

NA

183,783

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Correctional Service Canada

Accommodation Services

Facilities/Asset Management Services

18,890,212

291,068

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

Environment and Climate Change Canada

Substances and Waste Management

Asset Remediation and Disposal (Internal Services Program)

131,115,432

40,654,174

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

Environment and Climate Change Canada

Substances and Waste Management

Contaminated Sites

105,392,638

5,307,135

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Real Property

Contaminated Sites — FCSAP Projects

142,386,265

6,352,752

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Regulatory Reviews, Standards and Guidelines

Fisheries Protection Program—FCSAP Expert Support

43,544,000

2,112,846

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

Health Canada

First Nations and Inuit Health

First Nations and Inuit Health Protection

7,497,679

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Health Canada

Health Impacts of Chemicals

Contaminated Sites

78,618,583

2,114,958

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

Indigenous Services Canada

Contaminated Sites (On Reserve Program)

Contaminated Sites (On Reserve Program)

412,492,509

29,638,795

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada

Contaminated Sites (Northern Program)

Contaminated Sites (Northern Program)

2,044,676,160

165,285,313

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Communications Research Centre Canada

Contaminated Site Management Program

162,000

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated

Management of federal bridges, highways and tunnels as well as properties in the Montréal area

N/A

40,538,084

3,341,176

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

Marine Atlantic Inc.

Corporate Management

FCSAP (Projects)

120,000

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

National Capital Commission

Capital Stewardship and Protection

Environmental Protection and Conservation

46,074,193

6,608,956

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

National Defence

6.6 Environmental Sustainability and Protection

6.6.1 Management of Contaminated Sites

1,023,041,900

98,155,007

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

National Research Council of Canada

Internal Services

Environmental Operations

6,718,000

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Natural Resources Canada

Internal Services

Asset Management Services—Real Property

32,288,806

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Parks Canada

Heritage Places Conservation

Active Management and Restoration

81,398,254

2,409,721

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

Public Services and Procurement Canada

Federal Holdings

FCSAP (Projects)

260,488,644

31,329,714

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

Public Services and Procurement Canada

Federal Holdings

FCSAP (Expert Support)

11,275,000

565,000

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Internal Services

FCSAP (Projects)

25,605,214

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Transport Canada

Environmental Stewardship of Transportation

Stewardship and Sustainable Transportation Programs — Contaminated Sites

339,931,878

33,385,506

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Comptrollership Policies and Initiatives

N/A

7,739,999

535,000

See below

See below

See below

March 31, 2020

VIA Rail Canada

N/A

N/A

400,000

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Total for all federal organizations

4,874,870,914

428,265,356

Not applicable

Not applicable

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Expected results Performance indicators 2019–20 targets
Reduction of uncertainty associated with the risk from federal contaminated sites. Number of sites where FCSAP-funded assessments will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. N/A— No approved funding for assessments in 2019–20
Risk reduction activities are conducted or completed at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Number of FCSAP-funded remediation sites where any risk reduction activities will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Remediation activities will be conducted at 1 site
Reduced liability at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Percentage of FCSAP remediation expenditures that reduce liability in 2019–20. 95% ($87,400 of $92,000)
Correctional Service Canada
Expected results Performance indicators 2019–20 targets
Reduction of uncertainty associated with the risk from federal contaminated sites. Number of sites where FCSAP-funded assessments will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. N/A— No approved funding for assessments in 2019–20
Risk reduction activities are conducted or completed at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Number of FCSAP-funded remediation sites where any risk reduction activities will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Remediation activities will be conducted at 4 sites and completed at 1 of these sites
Reduced liability at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Percentage of FCSAP remediation expenditures that reduce liability in 2019–20. 95% ($114,000 of $120,000)
Environment and Climate Change Canada
Expected results Performance indicators 2019–20 targets
Reduction of uncertainty associated with the risk from federal contaminated sites. Number of sites where FCSAP-funded assessments will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Assessment activities will be conducted at 2 sites
Risk reduction activities are conducted or completed at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Number of FCSAP-funded remediation sites where any risk reduction activities will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Remediation activities will be conducted at 7 sites
Reduced liability at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Percentage of FCSAP remediation expenditures that reduce liability in 2019–20. 95% ($35,500,769 of $37,369,230)
Provision of program oversight, administration and coordination FCSAP Secretariat services will be provided to program partners by:
  • Developing and implementing program policies, guidance and procedures
  • Supporting governance committees
  • Coordinating site submissions, performance measurement, reporting, and expert support services from Health Canada, ECCC, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Public Services and Procurement Canada to all custodial departments
  • Providing continuous improvement of the Interdepartmental Data Exchange Application
In cooperation with the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, the FCSAP Secretariat will: support the Director General and Assistant Deputy Minister steering committees and the Contaminated Sites Management Working Group; recommend program improvements; coordinate the contaminated site submission process and advise custodians on site eligibility; manage program communications; evaluate program performance; and lead the resolution of operational and technical issues that affect program management and policies. Additionally, in 2019–20, the FCSAP Secretariat will:
  • Complete a program renewal proposal for managing contaminated sites post-2020 and develop program delivery and governance processes;
  • Work with federal custodians and TBS to ensure that information reported to the Federal Contaminated Site Inventory is accurate and complete;
  • Publish the 2017–18 FCSAP annual report on the federal contaminated sites web portal and prepare a draft of the 2018–19 annual report;
  • Participate in planning of the Real Property Institute of Canada Federal Contaminated Sites Regional Workshop in Halifax;
  • Coordinate the expert support departments national activities to ensure a consistent approach to the provision of technical advice and harmonized messaging on program and policy issues;
  • Coordinate review and approval processes for guidance documents and share final versions with expert support departments and custodians; and
  • Coordinate efforts among expert support and custodians to prepare for the proposed renewal of FCSAP in April 2020.
Provision of expert advice, guidance, training and tools to custodians Expert support services will be provided to custodians by:
  • Providing expert support services to custodial departments, including coordinating regional meetings
  • Providing site-specific advice on site classification scores and other technical documents
  • Delivering training sessions and finalized guidance documents
Through its role as an expert support department within FCSAP, ECCC will also conduct the following activities:
  • Provide a central point of regional expert support services for custodial departments;
  • Provide technical advice and expert information to custodians on ecological risks and environmental matters, including review of site classification scores and other site-specific technical documents;
  • Deliver science-based guidance documents, fact sheets, tools and training for custodians; and
  • Coordinate regional activities of expert support departments.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Expected results Performance indicators 2019–20 targets
Reduction of uncertainty associated with the risk from federal contaminated sites. Number of sites where FCSAP-funded assessments will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Assessment activities will be conducted at 2 sites
Risk reduction activities are conducted or completed at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Number of FCSAP-funded remediation sites where any risk reduction activities will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Remediation activities will be conducted at 77 sites and completed at 20 of these sites
Reduced liability at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Percentage of FCSAP remediation expenditures that reduce liability in 2019–20. 95% ($3,804,043 of $4,004,256)
Provision of expert advice, guidance, training and tools to custodians Expert support services will be provided to custodians by:
  • Review of site classification scores and other technical documents.
  • Provision of scientific and technical expert advice through the development of guidance, training and tools
  • Promotion of regulatory compliance
 
Fisheries Protection Program—FCSAP Expert Support will conduct the following activities:
  • provision of scientific and technical advice to custodial departments on the management of federal contaminated sites in relation to risks/impacts to fish and fish habitat;
  • promotion of regulatory compliance with relevant federal legislation, particularly the Fisheries Protection provisions of the Fisheries Act;
  • development of guidance material and provision of training to custodial organizations on the management of FCSAP sites; and
  • review of site classifications and technical documents to ensure that the potential risks/impacts to fish and fish habitat have been appropriately considered.
Health Canada
Expected results Performance indicators 2019–20 targets
Provision of expert advice, guidance, training and tools to custodians
  • Percentage of health expertise delivered to Custodians within prescribed timelines
  • Percentage of planned new and/or updated Contaminated Sites guidance documents and tools completed and training opportunities delivered
  • 90%
  • 80%
Indigenous Services Canada
Expected results Performance indicators 2019–20 targets
Reduction of uncertainty associated with the risk from federal contaminated sites. Number of sites where FCSAP-funded assessments will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Assessment activities will be conducted at 40 sites
Risk reduction activities are conducted or completed at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Number of FCSAP-funded remediation sites where any risk reduction activities will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Remediation activities will be conducted at 45 sites and completed at 13 of these sites
Reduced liability at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Percentage of FCSAP remediation expenditures that reduce liability in 2019–20. 95% ($16,000,973 of $16,843,129)
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
Expected results Performance indicators 2019–20 targets
Reduction of uncertainty associated with the risk from federal contaminated sites. Number of sites where FCSAP-funded assessments will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. N/A— No approved funding for assessments in 2019–20.
Risk reduction activities are conducted or completed at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Number of FCSAP-funded remediation sites where any risk reduction activities will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Remediation activities will be conducted at 62 sites and completed at 11 of these sites
Reduced liability at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Percentage of FCSAP remediation expenditures that reduce liability in 2019–20. 95% ($147,177,538 of $154,923,724)
Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges
Expected results Performance indicators 2019–20 targets
Reduction of uncertainty associated with the risk from federal contaminated sites. Number of sites where FCSAP-funded assessments will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. N/A— No approved funding for assessments in 2019–20
Risk reduction activities are conducted or completed at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Number of FCSAP-funded remediation sites where any risk reduction activities will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Remediation activities will be conducted at 3 sites
Reduced liability at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Percentage of FCSAP remediation expenditures that reduce liability in 2019–20. 95% ($2,698,000 of $2,840,000)
National Capital Commission
Expected results Performance indicators 2019–20 targets
Reduction of uncertainty associated with the risk from federal contaminated sites. Number of sites where FCSAP-funded assessments will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. N/A— No approved funding for assessments in 2019–20
Risk reduction activities are conducted or completed at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Number of FCSAP-funded remediation sites where any risk reduction activities will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Remediation activities will be conducted at 9 sites
Reduced liability at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Percentage of FCSAP remediation expenditures that reduce liability in 2019–20. 95% ($5,245,227 of $5,521,292)
National Defence
Expected results Performance indicators 2019–20 targets
Reduction of uncertainty associated with the risk from federal contaminated sites. Number of sites where FCSAP-funded assessments will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Assessment activities will be conducted at 3 sites and completed at 3 of these sites
Risk reduction activities are conducted or completed at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Number of FCSAP-funded remediation sites where any risk reduction activities will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Remediation activities will be conducted at 125 sites and completed at 13 of these sites
Reduced liability at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Percentage of FCSAP remediation expenditures that reduce liability in 2019–20. 95% ($87,929,168 of $92,557,019)
Parks Canada
Expected results Performance indicators 2019–20 targets
Reduction of uncertainty associated with the risk from federal contaminated sites. Number of sites where FCSAP-funded assessments will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Assessment activities will be conducted at 3 sites and completed at 2 of these sites
Risk reduction activities are conducted or completed at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Number of FCSAP-funded remediation sites where any risk reduction activities will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Remediation activities will be conducted at 11 sites and completed at 3 of these sites
Reduced liability at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Percentage of FCSAP remediation expenditures that reduce liability in 2019–20. 95% ($1,551,350 of $1,633,000)
Public Services and Procurement Canada
Expected results Performance indicators 2019–20 targets
Reduction of uncertainty associated with the risk from federal contaminated sites. Number of sites where FCSAP-funded assessments will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. N/A— No approved funding for assessments in 2019–20
Risk reduction activities are conducted or completed at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Number of FCSAP-funded remediation sites where any risk reduction activities will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Remediation activities will be conducted at 29 sites and completed at 19 of these sites
Reduced liability at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Percentage of FCSAP remediation expenditures that reduce liability in 2019–20. 95% ($25,161,469 of $26,485,757)
Provision of expert advice, guidance, training and tools to custodians Expert support services will be provided to custodians by:
  • Focusing on developing solutions to procurement issues;
  • Providing training and guidance on-site management tools;
  • Liaising with industry and disseminating information on innovative technologies and technologies used in individual sites; and
  • Forecasting site requirements and procurement opportunities to support linkages to other federal priorities and providing information to industry.
Public Services and Procurement Canada’s FCSAP Expert Support Program will conduct the following activities:
  • Developing contaminated site management tools;
  • collecting and sharing innovative and sustainable/green approaches;
  • addressing procurement issues; and
  • informing the private sector of federal demand for services
Transport Canada
Expected results Performance indicators 2019–20 targets
Reduction of uncertainty associated with the risk from federal contaminated sites. Number of sites where FCSAP-funded assessments will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. N/A— No approved funding for assessments in 2019–20.
Risk reduction activities are conducted or completed at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Number of FCSAP-funded remediation sites where any risk reduction activities will be conducted or will be completed in 2019–20. Remediation activities will be conducted at 33 sites and completed at 2 of these sites
Reduced liability at highest priority federal contaminated sites. Percentage of FCSAP remediation expenditures that reduce liability in 2019–20. 95% ($36,114,526 of $38,015,291)
Treasury Board Secretariat
Expected results Performance indicators 2019–20 targets
Provision of program oversight, administration and coordination TBS will support ECCC in the management of the FCSAP Program by:
  • Ensuring that delivery of the FCSAP Program is consistent with Treasury Board policies on the management of federal real property (including federal contaminated sites); and
  • Administering and maintaining the Federal Contaminated Sites Inventory (FCSI).
TBS supports ECCC in the management of the FCSAP Program through the provision of strategic advice and policy guidance to ensure that ongoing implementation of FCSAP is undertaken in a manner that is consistent with Treasury Board policies on management of federal real property, including federal contaminated sites. In this role, TBS will advise ECCC on monitoring of government-wide progress, administer the FCSI, coordinate the annual update of environmental liabilities related to contaminated sites, and assist in the planning of and attend the 2019 Real Property Institute of Canada Federal Contaminated Sites Regional Workshop.

Clean Growth and Climate Change

The Clean Growth and Climate Change Horizontal Initiative Supplementary Table is undergoing final review and confirmation across implicated federal departments. The table will be published on this web page as soon as it is finalized. Please check here later for further updates, or reach out to Vincent Ngan (vincent.ngan2@canada.ca) for more information.

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