Descriptions of allocations from Budget 2019 Central Votes

Total Allocations from Budget 2019 Measure-Specific Votes: $4,561,209,318

Authority granted to the Treasury Board to supplement any appropriation of the organization for the initiatives announced in the Budget of , including to allow for the provision of new grants or for any increase to the amount of a grant that is listed in any of the Estimates for the fiscal year, as long as the expenditures made possible are not otherwise provided for.

Organization Authority Amount ($)
Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada

Resolving Income Security Program Disputes More Quickly and Easily

Funding will be used to streamline recourse processes for Canada’s social security programs, and make them easier to navigate.

Operating funding will be used to implement a range of activities to accelerate Social Security Tribunal decision-making. These activities include introducing case navigators to guide appellants through the appeals process; giving appellants their choice of hearing format; and improving processing service standards.

411,655
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Increased Funding for the Regional Development Agencies

Contribution payments will be used to reinvest receipts from repayable contributions collected in 2018-19 to support growth and diversification of the Atlantic Canadian economy. Contributions will be delivered through the Regional Economic Growth through Innovation Initiative (REGI), the Business Development Program and the Atlantic Innovation Fund.

24,900,000
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Launching a Federal Strategy on Jobs and Tourism

Funding will be used to create the Canadian Experiences Fund. This fund will promote tourism outside of Canadian urban centres and outside of the summer season.

Payments in the amount of $150,000 for the grant entitled “Grants to organizations to promote economic cooperation and development” and contributions will support activities such as designing new or improved tourism services and products; market readiness training for businesses; and creating or improving tourism facilities.

2,064,452
Canada Border Services Agency

Modernizing Canada’s Border Operations

Funding will be used to increase border management and enforcement capacity, and modernize border operations through the greater use of data analytics, technology and automated processes to evaluate risk and expedite processing of goods and travellers.

106,967,557
Canada Border Services Agency

Enhancing the Integrity of Canada’s Borders and Asylum System

Funding will strengthen processes at the border and accelerate the processing of asylum claims and the removal of failed claimants.

Operating and capital funding will ensure the agency is equipped to process claimants and manage irregular migration at ports of entry.

83,128,780
Canada Border Services Agency

Helping Travellers Visit Canada

Funding will ensure that immigration, security and border officials are well-equipped to process growing demand for Canadian visitor visas, work and study permits, and to facilitate the efficient and secure entry of temporary residents into Canada.

Operating funding will increase capacity to conduct pre-arrival security screenings, process temporary resident arrivals at Port of Entry, pursue post-arrival enforcement actions, and provide security and enforcement support.

10,814,887
Canada Border Services Agency

Addressing the Challenges of African Swine Fever

Funding will help prevent African Swine Fever from entering into Canada and protect Canada’s pork industry from significant financial losses.

Operating funding for additional detector dog teams will increase the screening of undeclared food, plant and animal products at international airports and postal facilities.

4,629,868
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Expanding the Rental Construction Financing Initiative

Funding will support operating costs and mortgage loan insurance premiums to increase the availability of low-cost loans for the construction of new rental housing with mixed rents (affordable and market), particularly in areas of low rental supply.

18,124,501
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Introducing the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

Funding will be used to establish the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBi) and the Shared Equity Mortgage Provider (SEMP) Fund.

The FTHBi will provide funding in shared equity mortgages to help make homeownership more affordable for eligible first-time home buyers.

The SEMP Fund will assist existing providers of shared equity mortgages scale up their activities and help attract new providers.

Operating funding will be used for interest and administrative costs associated with the programs.

14,705,104
Canada Revenue Agency

Improving Tax Compliance

Operating funding will support new initiatives and extend existing programs to combat tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance.

Capital funding will be used to improve information technology infrastructure to automate processes and reduce administrative burden to improve detection of high risk non-compliance files.

22,379,595
Canada Revenue Agency

Tax Compliance in Real Estate

Operating funding will be used to create four new dedicated residential and commercial real estate audit teams. These teams will work to ensure that tax provisions regarding real estate are being followed.

7,177,585
Canada Revenue Agency

Improving Client Services at the Canada Revenue Agency

Operating funding will support improved service delivery by increasing personnel to reduce processing times for tax adjustments. Funding will also provide permanent dedicated telephone support for tax service providers and enhance the accessibility of telephone services for hearing-impaired individuals.

6,466,724
Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

Delivering Better Service for Air Travellers

Funding will help ensure that air travellers and workers at airports are effectively screened.

Operating funding will be used to maintain aviation security screening at current service levels and expand the use of full body scanners at airports where US preclearance facilities exist or are planned. Funding will also support preparatory activities to transition aviation security screening to an independent, not-for-profit entity.

288,300,000
Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Protecting Against Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in Canada

Funding for inspection activities through the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Program will help ensure that Canadian cattle and beef products are safe for consumers both in Canada and international markets.

Operating funding will support ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy to cattle. These activities include enforcement of import controls, surveillance of the disease in cattle, supervision of beef production and cattle identification and tracking.

30,046,510
Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Ensuring Continued Access to US Markets for Canadian Meat Products

Funding for the Daily Shift Inspection Presence Program will ensure that all federally registered meat processing facilities are inspected at least once every twelve hours. This program allows Canadian meat exporters to comply with United States inspection frequency requirements and ensure continued access to the American market for Canadian meat products.

Operating funding will be used to hire inspectors and maintain vehicles used by staff for travelling to meat processing facilities.

10,364,073
Canadian Food Inspection Agency

A Food Policy for Canada

Funding will contribute to the reduction of food insecurity, combat food fraud, encourage consumers to “Buy Canadian” and reduce food waste.

Operating funding will be used to establish a centralized unit to manage the new Food Fraud Program, hire additional inspectors and carry out surveillance and laboratory analysis.

2,398,542
Canadian Human Rights Commission

Supporting the Canadian Human Rights Commission and Access to Justice

Operating funding will be used to implement a modern and streamlined case management system. The new system will support the protection of human rights by providing the Commission with an effective mechanism to file and resolve complaints, and to complete proactive compliance activities under the relevant acts.

958,154
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Supporting Graduate Students Through Research Scholarships

Grant payments in the amount of $4,060,000 made through the “Canada Graduate Scholarships” program will increase the availability of scholarship awards for Master’s and Doctoral level students at Canadian universities.

4,060,000
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Paid Parental Leave for Student Researchers

Operating funding and “Grants for research projects and personnel support” in the amount of $1,787,029 will be used to extend Paid Parental Leave supplements from six months to twelve months for students and postdoctoral fellows who receive granting council funding.

1,962,012
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency

Strong Arctic and Northern Communities

Funding will establish a new northern economic development program entitled Inclusive Diversification and Economic Advancement in the North (IDEANorth). This expanded program will better support innovation and business growth in the three territories by enabling larger, multi-year projects; grants and repayable contributions; and funding for “clustered” sector development among businesses in similar fields.

Payments in the amount of $2,500,000 for the new grant entitled “IDEANorth” and contribution payments will be delivered through four funding streams for a range of activities to support innovation and business growth in the territories. Operating funding will be used to build capacity for delivering new grants and contribution funding and to improve monitoring of repayable contributions for businesses.

9,575,090
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency

A Food Policy for Canada

Funding will contribute to the reduction of food insecurity, combat food fraud, encourage consumers to “Buy Canadian” and reduce food waste.

Operating funding, contribution payments and “Grants for Investments made under the Northern Isolated Community Initiatives Fund” in the amount of $1,000,000 will support food security-related projects in the North that seek to reduce dependency on southern food production.

2,907,572
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency

Launching a Federal Strategy on Jobs and Tourism

Funding will be used to create the Canadian Experiences Fund. This fund will promote tourism outside of Canadian urban centres and outside of the summer season.

Contribution payments will support activities such as designing new or improved tourism services and products; market readiness training for businesses; and creating or improving tourism facilities.

1,680,958
Canadian Security Intelligence Service

Protecting the Rights and Freedoms of Canadians

Funding will be used to invest in information technology infrastructure and update business processes and policies governing the collection, use and retention of intelligence information. These investments will support intelligence activities and ensure compliance with warrant requirements.

8,708,555
Canadian Security Intelligence Service

Renewing Canada’s Middle East Strategy

Funding will be used to renew the Middle East Strategy with a greater focus on building stability, governance and long-term resilience.

Operating funding will be used to maintain intelligence collection and analytical capabilities in the region, liaise with other intelligence agencies and provide security and logistical support.

7,139,756
Canadian Security Intelligence Service

Protecting Canada’s National Security

Funding will strengthen the government’s capacity to assess and respond to economic-based security threats.

Operating funding for intelligence collection and assessment activities will support the review of foreign investments that may constitute a threat to the security of Canada.

1,473,876
Canadian Security Intelligence Service

Enhancing the Integrity of Canada’s Borders and Asylum System

Funding will strengthen processes at the border and accelerate the processing of asylum claims and the removal of failed claimants.

Operating funding will be used to ensure that security screenings are conducted in time to meet service-level agreements and that potential threats are promptly identified to partners in order for appropriate action to be taken.

1,857,823
Canadian Security Intelligence Service

Helping Travellers Visit Canada

Funding will ensure that immigration, security and border officials are well-equipped to process growing demand for Canadian visitor visas, work and study permits, and to facilitate the efficient and secure entry of temporary residents into Canada.

Operating funding will be used to provide security advice and screening investigation services to immigration partners regarding persons attempting to enter or claim status in Canada, and those who might represent a threat to national security.

838,970
Canadian Tourism Commission

Launching a Federal Strategy on Jobs and Tourism

Funding will be used to establish a domestic tourism campaign to highlight travel to lesser-known Canadian destinations and national parks, travel during non-peak seasons and Indigenous experiences.

5,000,000
Communications Security Establishment

Renewing Canada’s Middle East Strategy

Funding will be used to renew the Middle East Strategy with a greater focus on building stability, governance and long-term resilience.

Operating funding will be used to maintain intelligence collection and analytical capabilities in the region, liaise with other intelligence agencies and support operations.

3,926,192
Communications Security Establishment

Protecting Canada’s National Security

Funding will strengthen the government’s capacity to assess and respond to economic-based security threats.

Operating funding will be used to collect and provide intelligence regarding foreign investments that may constitute a threat to the security of Canada.

2,227,103
Communications Security Establishment

Protecting Democracy

Funding will support initiatives to strengthen Canadians’ resilience to online disinformation and to help mitigate online threats to Canada’s democratic institutions.

Operating funding will be used to develop and provide technical cyber security advice, guidance, and services to Canadian political parties and elections administrators.

1,395,816
Courts Administration Service

Enhancing the Integrity of Canada’s Borders and Asylum System

Funding will strengthen processes at the border and accelerate the processing of asylum claims and the removal of failed claimants.

Operating funding for personnel and administrative services will support new judicial appointments and expand capacity to respond to increased volumes of asylum cases.

2,516,136
Courts Administration Service

Supporting the Delivery of Justice through the Courts Administration Service

Operating funding will be used to increase translation capacity to provide Federal Court decisions in both official languages in a timely manner.

1,700,000
Department for Women and Gender Equality

Advancing Gender Equality

Funding will be used to help address systemic barriers to women’s progress and advance gender equality in Canada.

Contribution payments and grants in the amount of $6,630,000 for the “Women’s Program” will fund projects and support organizations that seek to advance gender equality.

Projects will support priority objectives of ending violence against women and girls, improving women’s economic prosperity and encouraging women and girls in leadership and decision-making roles.

9,650,767
Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food

A Food Policy for Canada

Funding will contribute to the reduction of food insecurity, combat food fraud, encourage consumers to “Buy Canadian” and reduce food waste.

Operating funding will support a “Buy Canadian” promotional campaign, the establishment of the Food Waste Reduction Challenge and a new fund to increase access to food through investments in food infrastructure.

1,513,908
Department of Canadian Heritage

Expanding Support for Artists and Cultural Events

Funding will help meet demand for oversubscribed programs, support diversity in the arts and culture sector and better integrate Gender-Based Analysis Plus into program design.

           

Operating funding will support administration of contribution agreements, Gender-Based Analysis Plus research and provide an on-the-ground perspective on diversity in the arts sector.

Contribution payments will enhance the Canada Music Fund’s focus on promoting Canadian music by helping Canadian artists succeed in the face of increased competition from around the world.

Contribution payments and “Grants to the Canada Arts Presentation Fund” in the amount of $7,302,000 will help improve public access to a variety of professional artistic experiences.

“Grants in support of the Building Communities through Arts and Heritage Program” in the amount of $7,000,000 will support the Local Festivals component of the program.

Contribution payments and “Grants in support of the Celebration and Commemoration Program” in the amount of $3,470,000 will support the overall program.

30,432,695
Department of Canadian Heritage

Introducing a New Anti-Racism Strategy

Operating funding will support the creation of the federal Anti-Racism Secretariat to coordinate and monitor initiatives across government, enhance partnerships and reinforce community outreach and awareness. Funding will also support better collection of data to help guide policy and programming as well as launch the National Public Education and Awareness Campaign.

Contribution payments and “Grants for the Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiative Program” in the amount of $2,500,000 will support community capacity-building and projects that promote diversity and inclusion, targeting racialized communities, Indigenous peoples and religious minorities. Contribution payments for the Anti-Racism Program will respond to gaps that results from overt, unconscious and systemic racism.

16,734,296
Department of Canadian Heritage

Preserving, Promoting and Revitalizing Indigenous Languages

Operating funding and contribution payments will support the efforts of Indigenous peoples to reclaim, revitalize, maintain and strengthen Indigenous languages, the implementation of the Indigenous Languages Act and the creation of the Office of the Commissioner of Indigenous Languages.

14,993,996
Department of Canadian Heritage

Ensuring a Safe and Healthy Sport System

Contribution payments made through the Sport Support Program will be used to support Canadian sport organizations in promoting accessible, ethical, equitable and safe sports.

This funding will support three areas of work: addressing harassment, abuse and discrimination; supporting anti-doping activities; and developing tools and training to help address sport-related concussions.

6,000,000
Department of Canadian Heritage

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Funding will be used to increase community recognition and commemoration of the legacy of residential schools, and celebrate the heritage, cultures and contributions of Indigenous peoples.

Operating funding, contribution payments and “Grants in support of the Celebration and Commemoration Program” in the amount of $3,415,000 will be used for recognition and commemoration activities for National Indigenous Peoples Day and the proposed National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

4,964,265
Department of Canadian Heritage

Protecting Democracy

Funding will support initiatives to strengthen Canadians’ resilience to online disinformation and to help mitigate online threats to Canada’s democratic institutions.

Operating funding and contribution payments will be used to expand digital media literacy programming, address current research gaps on online disinformation by creating the Digital Citizen Research Program, and engage with international stakeholders to develop guiding principles for online content.

4,468,525
Department of Canadian Heritage

Inclusion of Canadians with Visual Impairments and Other Print Disabilities

Funding will be used to increase the production and availability of accessible digital books for persons with print disabilities.

Contribution payments made through the Canada Book Fund will support independent Canadian publishers and industry organizations to produce and distribute accessible e-books and audio books.

4,276,632
Department of Citizenship and Immigration

Enhancing the Integrity of Canada’s Borders and Asylum System

Funding will strengthen processes at the border and accelerate the processing of asylum claims and the removal of failed claimants.

Operating funding will support processing 50,000 asylum claims per year and facilitate the removal of failed asylum claimants. Funding will also be used to undertake activities to detect and discourage irregular migration into Canada.

Contribution payments and the “Grant for International Migration Capacity Building Program” in the amount of $3,000,000 will be used to deliver settlement services and capacity-building assistance to improve or maintain cooperation on removals with selected countries.

124,117,314
Department of Citizenship and Immigration

Providing Health Care to Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Operating funding for the Interim Federal Health Program will be used to provide limited, temporary healthcare coverage to resettled refugees and asylum claimants, until they become eligible for provincial or territorial health insurance or leave Canada, as well as pre-departure medical coverage for individuals identified for resettlement prior to arrival in Canada.

125,120,000
Department of Citizenship and Immigration

Helping Travellers Visit Canada

Funding will ensure that immigration, security and border officials are well-equipped to process growing demand for Canadian visitor visas, work and study permits, and to facilitate the efficient and secure entry of temporary residents into Canada.

Operating funding will address the increased volume of visa applications for the Temporary Resident Program. Funding will be used to hire additional staff, which will increase the capacity to process temporary resident applications, collect biometric information, and improve operational and information technology supports.

21,920,101
Department of Citizenship and Immigration

Improving Immigration Client Service

Funding will be used to improve the access, quality and timeliness of client support services provided at the Client Support Centre and high volume local offices. These centres respond to client enquiries and provide technical support and case status information.

Operating funding will be used to increase the number of client centre agents so that enquiries from clients can be responded to more quickly, and in-person services can be made more widely accessible.

13,843,723
Department of Employment and Social Development

Investing in Service Canada: Old Age Security Service Improvement Strategy

Funding will modernize the delivery of Old Age Security benefits and make improvements to service delivery platforms.

Operating funding will be used to migrate the Old Age Security program to a more stable information technology platform, address increased workload pressures and conduct software upgrades and maintenance activities.

70,424,655
Department of Employment and Social Development

Investing in Service Canada: Benefits Delivery Modernization

Operating funding will advance a project to improve business processes and information technology systems that support the delivery of benefits including Old Age Security, the Canada Pension Plan and Employment Insurance.

1,778,705
Department of Employment and Social Development

Investing in Service Canada: Migrating Call Centres to Modernized Platforms

Operating funding will be used to replace aging telephone platforms with modernized platforms that will reduce system outages and allow for more effective call centre operations.

5,053,490
Department of Employment and Social Development

Expanding the Student Work Placement Program

Contribution payments made through the Student Work Placement Program will support an expansion of work-integrated learning opportunities for post-secondary students in all disciplines.

Operating funding for additional personnel will be used to review project proposals, administer contribution agreements, engage with stakeholders, and monitor and report on the program.

74,875,408
Department of Employment and Social Development

Expanding the Canada Service Corps

Funding for the Canada Service Corps will increase of the number of volunteer service opportunities for Canadian youth aged 15 to 30.

Contribution payments will help expand the annual number of full- and part-time placements. Funding will also support the creation of new incentives, outreach activities and program supports to address barriers to participation in volunteer service programs.

27,889,379
Department of Employment and Social Development

Ensuring Income Security Benefits are Fair and Efficient

Operating funding will support the continued review and investigation of suspected cases of misrepresentation and abuse regarding eligibility and entitlement to benefits. Funding will also be used to increase capacity to detect, address and prosecute cases of complex fraud.

13,760,320
Department of Employment and Social Development

Modernizing the Youth Employment Strategy: Implementing a Modernized Youth Employment Strategy

Funding will be used to streamline existing programming within the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy and provide more targeted support for vulnerable and under-represented youth.

Operating funding and contribution payments will be used to provide work placements, skills development and training programming, career mentorship services and job-search supports.

26,128,597
Department of Employment and Social Development

Modernizing the Youth Employment Strategy: Establishing a Youth Digital Gateway

Operating funding will support the creation of a Youth Digital Gateway to provide a single point of access to federal youth services and programming.

1,094,993
Department of Employment and Social Development

Participation of Social Purpose Organizations in the Social Finance Market

Funding to establish the Investment Readiness Program will be used to improve the capacity of social purpose organizations, such as charities and non-profit organizations, to successfully participate in the social finance market.

Grant payments up to $3,000,000 and contribution payments for the “Investment Readiness Program” will be used to deliver training and supports for social purpose organizations. Supports will primarily be delivered through third-party organizations with established expertise.

24,691,262
Department of Employment and Social Development

Empowering Seniors in their Communities

Grant payments in the amount of $20,000,000 will be made through the “New Horizons for Seniors Program” to support projects that improve the quality of life for seniors and increase opportunities for seniors to participate in their communities.

Grants made through the community-based stream will support local projects that enhance the social inclusion of seniors, such as leisure activity programs, meal delivery services and information sessions on fraud prevention.

Grants made through the Pan-Canadian stream will support multi-year projects using collaborative and innovative approaches to address seniors’ issues, such as an initiative to reduce burnout among caregivers for seniors with dementia.

20,000,000
Department of Employment and Social Development

Establishing a Permanent Global Talent Stream

Funding will be used to establish the Global Talent Stream as a permanent program. This program provides Canadian firms with accelerated access to highly-skilled foreign workers to fill short-term labour market needs for which Canadian workers are not available.

Operating funding will be used to administer the Global Talent Stream and build capacity to manage increases in application volume.

5,209,234
Department of Employment and Social Development

Supporting Black Canadian Communities

Funding will support projects that celebrate, share knowledge and build capacity in Black Canadian communities.

Grant payments in the amount of $5,000,000 will be distributed “to non-profit organizations for activities eligible for support through the Social Development Partnerships Program”. These funds will help increase the capacity of community-based organizations in Black Canadian communities.

5,000,000
Department of Employment and Social Development

Supporting Employment for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Contribution payments delivered through the Canadian Association for Community Living, in partnership with the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance, will be used to continue the Ready, Willing and Able program.

This funding will help create employment opportunities for persons with intellectual disabilities and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder by increasing disability awareness and inclusive hiring practices among employers.

4,000,000
Department of Employment and Social Development

Enhancing Supports for Apprenticeship

Operating funding for Skills Canada will be used to promote skilled trades to young people through skills competitions and by providing resources and training to better equip them in the skilled trades. Funding will also be used to establish a national campaign to promote awareness of the skilled trades as a first-choice career for young people.

2,914,449
Department of Employment and Social Development

Supporting Indigenous Post-Secondary Education

Contribution payments delivered through Indspire will expand access to bursaries and scholarships for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students.

3,000,000
Department of Employment and Social Development

Inclusion of Canadians with Visual Impairments and Other Print Disabilities

Contribution payments delivered through the Canadian National Institute for the Blind will expand the Come to Work program. This funding will be used to connect visually impaired persons with employers.

Operating funding will support research focussed on improving the accessibility of electronic payment terminals to enable persons with visual impairments to independently conduct daily activities.

1,500,000
Department of Employment and Social Development

Boosting the Capacity of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services

Operating funding will be used to hire additional staff, including mediators, to strengthen the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service’s capacity to advise on and help resolve collective bargaining disputes.

864,637
Department of Employment and Social Development

Resolving Income Security Program Disputes More Quickly and Easily

Funding will be used to streamline recourse processes for Canada’s social security programs, and make them easier to navigate.

Operating funding for administrative and operational activities will help improve the application process and service standards for income security appeals.

339,550
Department of Finance

Strengthening Canadaʼs Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime

Funding will be used to modernize Canada’s Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime as well as strengthen data resources, financial intelligence and information sharing to identify and meet evolving threats.

Operating funding will be used for additional personnel to meet the growing demand for advice on complex money laundering and terrorism financing issues.

654,825
Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Canada’s Marine Safety Response

Funding will help bring together federal, provincial and Indigenous partners to jointly plan for more efficient responses to marine pollution incidents.

Operating funding will support the collection and maintenance of information on areas of ecological, cultural or economic importance by environmental incident coordinators; and maintain real-time information sharing with the National Environmental Emergencies Centre.

Contribution funding will help build Indigenous and other stakeholder capacity for increased participation in integrated marine response planning initiatives.

9,765,453
Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Advancing Reconciliation

Funding will help to advance reconciliation by supporting engagement with Indigenous groups on fisheries rights.

Operating funding will increase the department’s capacity to engage with Indigenous groups. Contribution payments will help increase the capacity of Indigenous groups to participate in engagement and consultation activities on the co-development of fisheries policies and processes.

4,273,101
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

Renewing Canada’s Middle East Strategy

Funding will be used to renew the Middle East Strategy with a greater focus on building stability, governance and long-term resilience.

Operating expenditures will support the Middle East Strategy through three streams: humanitarian and development assistance; security and stabilization; and diplomatic engagement.

Funding for grants include “Grants from the International Development Assistance for Multilateral Programming” in the amount of $165,000,000, “Grants from the International Development Assistance for Bilateral Programming” in the amount of $40,000,000, “Grants in support of the Peace and Stabilization Operations Program” in the amount of $19,100,000 and “Grants for Counter-Terrorism Capacity Building Program” in the amount of $5,000,000 to support the Middle East Strategy.

247,978,513
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

Protecting Canada’s National Security

Funding will strengthen the government’s capacity to assess and respond to economic-based security threats.

Operating funding will be used to analyze economic-based security threats and develop risk-mitigation strategies for national security challenges arising from trade and investment.

809,127
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

Protecting Democracy

Funding will support initiatives to strengthen Canadians’ resilience to online disinformation and to help mitigate online threats to Canada’s democratic institutions.

Operating funding will be used to establish a Coordination Unit for the G7 Rapid Response Mechanism to strengthen international cooperation and information sharing in response to foreign threats to G7 democracies.

611,819
Department of Health

Bringing Innovation to Regulations

Funding will support the implementation of regulatory initiatives to accommodate emerging technologies and better align regulatory frameworks with industry realities.

Operating funding will be used to advance four regulatory modernization initiatives under the Health and Biosciences Roadmap and the Agri-Food and Agriculture Roadmap: food, clinical trials, drugs and medical devices, and therapeutic products. Specifically, funding will be used to develop the appropriate policy frameworks, make the associated legislative and regulatory amendments and design an approach for implementing the regulations.

19,333,122
Department of Health

Protecting Against Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in Canada

Funding for inspection activities through the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Program will help ensure that Canadian cattle and beef products are safe for consumers both in Canada and international markets.

Operating funding will support ongoing work to analyse and evaluate scientific research related to Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy. This analysis will help inform the development of food standards, policies and guidance to the food industry.

1,017,713
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

Advancing Reconciliation by Settling Specific Claims

Funding will be used to renew and replenish the Specific Claims Settlement Fund and provide additional support to First Nations to research and develop their claims.

Settlement payments in the amount of $875,000,000 will be paid through the grant entitled “Grants to First Nations to Settle Specific Claims Negotiated by Canada and/or Awarded by the Specific Claims Tribunal, and to Indigenous Groups to Settle Special Claims”.

Funding for First Nations research into specific claims will be delivered through contribution agreements.

883,000,000
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

Indigenous Youth and Reconciliation

Funding will be used to establish an Indigenous youth pilot program to support the delivery of reconciliation-focused programs and activities by community-based youth organizations.

Contribution payments made through the Canadian Roots Exchange program will be used to establish a national network of Indigenous youth, provide resources and mentorship for youth to develop policy solutions, and expand community-based youth activities and events.

4,869,736
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Continuing Implementation of Jordan’s Principle

Funding will support the continued implementation of Jordan’s Principle and help ensure that First Nations children have access to health, social and educational services.

399,409,009
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Supporting Indigenous Post-Secondary Education

Funding will be used to increase the availability of financial assistance and student support programs to First Nations, Inuit and Métis post-secondary students.

“Grants to Support the First Nations Post-Secondary Education Strategy” in the amount of $19,842,582 and “Grants to Support the Inuit Post-Secondary Education Strategy” in the amount of $1,446,898 will be delivered directly to eligible students.

74,002,729
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

On Track to Eliminate Boil Water Advisories on Reserve

Funding will support ongoing efforts to eliminate and prevent long-term drinking water advisories on-reserve.

Contribution payments will be used for capital investments in vulnerable water systems and for operations and maintenance of public water and wastewater systems on-reserve.

66,700,000
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Improving Assisted Living and Long Term Care

Contribution payments through the Assisted Living Program will ensure the ongoing provision of non-medical social supports to on-reserve members of First Nations communities with chronic illnesses or disabilities. These social supports include home care, adult foster care and institutional care.

35,000,000
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Improving Emergency Response On-Reserve: Supporting Community-Based Fire Protection

Contribution payments will establish the Indigenous Fire Marshall’s Office for the purpose of engaging with Indigenous organizations and communities to improve fire safety on reserve.

2,000,000
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Improving Emergency Response On-Reserve: Strengthening Emergency Preparedness

Funding will increase First Nation community resiliency against emergency events and build their emergency management capacity.

Contribution payments and operating funding will support the Emergency Management Assistance, Primary Health Care, and Capital Facilities and Maintenance Programs. This funding will help improve First Nation’s capacity to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergency events; prepare communities for health emergencies and ensure continued access to health care services during emergencies; and support structural mitigation projects to adapt to and prevent the impacts of natural disasters.

30,158,266
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Supporting Inuit Children

Funding will support the co-development and implementation of an Inuit-specific approach that addresses health disparities facing Inuit children and improves access to health, social and educational services.

30,000,000
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Ensuring Better Disaster Management Preparation and Response

Funding for emergency management initiatives will strengthen Canada’s ability to assess and mitigate the risks posed by natural disasters.

Contribution payments for the FireSmart initiative will strengthen the participation of Indigenous communities in national emergency management governance and enhance their resilience to wildfires.

5,428,596
Department of Industry

Giving Young Canadians Digital Skills

Funding for the Cancode program will support ongoing activities to provide Canadian youth with coding and digital skills, expand the program to include more advanced digital skills development, and increase its focus on program delivery to under-represented and at-risk youth.

Contribution payments through the Cancode program will be provided to not-for-profit organizations to deliver training to youth, provide teachers with professional development tools, and acquire technological equipment and materials.

29,751,010
Department of Industry

Access to High-Speed Internet for all Canadians

Contribution payments through the Connect to Innovate Program will support new high-speed internet infrastructure projects to service rural, remote and underserved regions in Canada.

Projects will include installing fibre optic cabling within and between communities, laying submarine cabling where there is no road access, increasing capacity of existing cell towers, and directly connecting remote homes and businesses to backbone broadband infrastructure.

21,881,944
Department of Industry

Supporting Innovation in the Oil and Gas Sector Through Collaboration

Contribution payments from the Strategic Innovation Fund, through the Clean Resource Innovation Network, will support the development and adoption of innovative oil and gas technologies and processes designed to reduce environmental impacts and increase cost competitiveness.

10,000,000
Department of Industry

Preparing for a New Generation of Wireless Technology

Funding will support the management and regulation of radio frequencies used by wireless networks and satellite technologies.

Operating and capital funding for additional personnel and equipment will be used to improve spectrum monitoring, better resolve radio-frequency interference, verify compliance with health and safety standards, and support the regulation of next generation satellites and other emerging wireless technologies.

6,090,282
Department of Industry

Supporting the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Contribution payments to Futurpreneur Canada will maintain existing programming to support the next generation of entrepreneurs. This funding will support Futurpreneur Canada’s Start-up Program as well as expand outreach efforts to provide targeted support to Indigenous youth.

7,300,000
Department of Industry

Supporting the work of the Business/Higher Education Roundtable

Contribution payments delivered through the Business/Higher Education Roundtable will produce partnerships between industry and post-secondary institutions to promote the creation of more work-integrated learning opportunities for post-secondary students.

Operating funding for additional personnel will be used to develop, launch and manage multi-year contribution agreements.

5,619,574
Department of Industry

Launching a Federal Strategy on Jobs and Tourism (FedNor)

Funding will be used to create the Canadian Experiences Fund. This fund will promote tourism outside of Canadian urban centres and outside of the summer season.

Contribution payments will support activities such as designing new or improved tourism services and products; market readiness training for businesses; and creating or improving tourism facilities.

1,801,794
Department of Industry

Protecting Canada’s National Security

Funding will strengthen the government’s capacity to assess and respond to economic-based security threats.

Operating funding will support the administration of national security reviews under the Investment Canada Act to monitor foreign investment coming into Canada.

759,726
Department of Justice

Enhancing the Integrity of Canada’s Borders and Asylum System

Funding will strengthen processes at the border and accelerate the processing of asylum claims and the removal of failed claimants.

Increased operating funding will be used to provide legal services and contribution payments will help ensure eligible claimants have continued access to provincial immigration and refugee legal aid services.

17,176,951
Department of Justice

Bringing Innovation to Regulations: Legal Services in Support of Transportation Regulatory Reviews

Funding will support the implementation of regulatory initiatives to accommodate emerging technologies and better align regulatory frameworks with industry realities.

Operating funding will be used to provide specialized legal and advisory services to implement new regulatory initiatives under the Transportation Regulatory Roadmap.

1,185,054
Department of Justice

Bringing Innovation to Regulations: Legal Services in Support of Agri-Food, Agriculture, Health and Bio-Sciences Regulatory Reviews

Funding will support the implementation of regulatory initiatives to accommodate emerging technologies and better align regulatory frameworks with industry realities.

Operating funding will be used to provide specialized legal and advisory services to implement regulatory initiatives under the Health and Biosciences Roadmap and the Agri-Food and Agriculture Roadmap.

3,473,631
Department of Justice

Giving Canadians Better Access to Public Legal Education and Information

“Grants from under the Justice Partnership and Innovation Program” in the amount of $1,340,130 and contribution payments will be provided to provincially designated organizations and territorial governments to deliver public legal education and information services.

1,620,130
Department of Justice

Supporting Renewed Legal Relationships With Indigenous peoples

Contribution payments delivered through new and existing institutes will help address current gaps in legal services to Indigenous peoples by supporting the development, use and understanding of Indigenous laws.

500,000
Department of National Defence

Supporting Veterans as They Transition to Post-Service Life

Funding will expand training and support to members of the Canadian Armed Forces and their families to help improve their transition to post-military life.

Operating funding will be used to hire additional personnel to provide personalized support services and training to Canadian Armed Forces members. Funding will also help reduce delays in the adjudication of benefits for veterans by improving coordination and information sharing with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

14,506,391
Department of National Defence

Protecting Canada’s National Security

Funding will strengthen the government’s capacity to assess and respond to economic-based security threats.

Operating funding will be used to assess foreign investments for their potential effects on Canada’s defence capabilities and interests.

1,756,495
Department of Natural Resources

Engaging Indigenous Communities in Major Resource Projects

Funding will be used to maintain capacity to conduct consultations with Indigenous communities on major energy projects and to support Indigenous economic participation in the natural resource sectors.

Renewed contribution payments and operating funding will support the continuation of the Major Project Management Office and the Indigenous Partnership Office-West programs. These programs facilitate coordinated federal consultations with Indigenous communities on major energy projects.

12,084,697
Department of Natural Resources

Ensuring Better Disaster Management Preparation and Response

Funding for emergency management initiatives will strengthen Canada’s ability to assess and mitigate the risks posed by natural disasters.

Operating funding and contribution payments will be used to develop national risk assessment frameworks to evaluate and prioritize risk reduction measures for natural disasters.

7,821,210
Department of Natural Resources

Encouraging Canadians to Use Zero Emission Vehicles

Funding will support initiatives to make Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) ownership more attractive and affordable for Canadians.

Contribution payments will support infrastructure projects to install recharging and refuelling stations in workplaces, public parking spots, commercial and multi-unit residential buildings, and remote locations.

9,903,565
Department of Natural Resources

Strong Arctic and Northern Communities

Operating funding for the Polar Continental Shelf Program will be used to respond to growing demand for, and increased costs of, providing logistics support for scientific research in the north.

Operating funding for the Seabed Mapping Program will be used to defend Canada’s submission to the United Nations on the Limits of the Continental Shelf.

6,225,524
Department of Natural Resources

Improving Canadian Energy Information

Funding will be used to establish the Canadian Centre for Energy Information, a virtual centre that will facilitate the development of research, identification of data gaps and compilation of energy data into a single website for Canadians.

Operating funding will be used to complete the design phase of the website, establish data collection processes for greenhouse gases and support consultations on the standardization of definitions and methodologies.

1,674,737
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Ensuring Better Disaster Management Preparation and Response

Funding for emergency management initiatives will strengthen Canada’s ability to assess and mitigate the risks posed by natural disasters.

Operating funding will be used to enhance national disaster risk assessment capabilities and improve coordination with other levels of government and Indigenous organizations.

Contribution payments made through the Disaster Financial Assistance Arrangements program will augment federal emergency disaster assistance and recovery funding.

157,992,275
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Protecting Children from Sexual Exploitation Online

Funding will be used to expand the Strategy for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation on the Internet.

Operating funding will be used for the implementation and evaluation of public awareness campaign activities, planning and delivery of new contribution agreements, policy and research work, and the coordination of national-level engagement activities.

Contribution funding for a three-year pilot, to be administered through the Combat Serious and Organized Crime program, will support activities within existing provincial Internet Child Exploitation Units.

4,322,422
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Strengthening Canadaʼs Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime

Funding will be used to modernize Canada’s Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime as well as strengthen data resources, financial intelligence and information sharing to identify and meet evolving threats.

Operating funding will support a pilot project to better understand and triage money laundering threats, the development of project documentation and an information sharing model, and the provision of legal support and dedicated forensic accounting resources.

2,273,414
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Protecting Canada’s National Security

Funding will strengthen the government’s capacity to assess and respond to economic-based security threats.

Operating funding will be used to coordinate the national security review process under the Investment Canada Act and support other initiatives that address economic-based threats to national security.

1,663,398
Department of Public Works and Government Services

Predictable Capital Funding

Capital funding will support various infrastructure projects through the creation of a Capital Investment Fund. Such projects include the rehabilitation of the Alaska Highway and the Sinclair Center in Vancouver.

Operating funding will be used for planning activities related to infrastructure projects and to establish a dedicated team to implement and manage the Capital Investment Fund.

270,193,725
Department of Public Works and Government Services

Ensuring Proper Payments for Public Servants: Technical Support and Software Upgrades

Operating funding will be used to sustain technical and functional support for the Phoenix pay system, and implement software upgrades to further stabilize the pay system and reduce manual intervention.

73,900,000
Department of Public Works and Government Services

Ensuring Proper Payments for Public Servants: Pay Stabilization Activities

Funding will be used to continue progress on pay stabilization efforts by increasing capacity to process pay transactions, improving system automation and streamlining “HR-to-Pay” processes across the government.

Operating funding will be used to retain compensation advisors and client service support staff who are working on resolving pay issues, and to make additional system improvements to accelerate stabilization.

206,730,202
Department of Public Works and Government Services

Industrial Security Systems Transformation Project

Funding will be used to upgrade the existing complement of aging information technology systems supporting the Contract Security Program and the Controlled Goods Program.

Capital and operating funding will be used to develop a single, secure and unified electronic solution that better addresses the current and emerging needs of private industry and the government.

7,690,638
Department of Public Works and Government Services

Improving Crossings in Canada’s Capital Region

Funding will help improve the capacity and condition of National Capital Region bridges.

Operating and capital funding will support the rehabilitation and ongoing maintenance of the Chaudière Crossing and Macdonald-Cartier Bridge and begin activities to replace the existing Alexandra Bridge.

5,700,000
Department of Public Works and Government Services

Maintaining Service Levels of the Controlled Goods Program

Operating funding will be used to sustain the Controlled Goods Program, which domestically regulates the possession, examination, or transfer of goods and technology that have military or national security significance. Key program activities include registering individuals and businesses, conducting inspections and other compliance monitoring activities, and performing security assessments.

3,453,994
Department of Public Works and Government Services

Cost and Profit Assurance Program

Operating funding for the continuation of the Cost and Profit Assurance Program will be used to conduct assurance engagements on high risk defence procurement contracts. These activities help ensure that procurement contracts are fair and provide value for Canadian taxpayers.

2,299,275
Department of the Environment

Strong Arctic and Northern Communities

Funding will be used for critical repairs and necessary upgrades to the Eureka Weather Station on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut. Eureka is one of three Canadian upper atmosphere monitoring stations which collect and provide data to support weather forecasting and climate modelling.

Operating and capital funding will support the construction and refurbishment of critical infrastructure, including the site’s runway, living quarters, laboratories and heating, water and wastewater systems.

18,280,000
Department of the Environment

Implementing a Federal Carbon Offset System

Funding will be used to develop the information technology infrastructure and tracking systems required for a national carbon offset credit system.

Operating and capital funding will be used to continue development of the reporting and compliance tracking components of the platform to ensure that large industrial emitters fulfill emissions requirements.

4,231,581
Department of the Environment

Canada’s Marine Safety Response

Funding will help bring together federal, provincial and Indigenous partners to jointly plan for more efficient responses to marine pollution incidents.

Operating funding will be used to collect and analyze survey data on marine bird health and habitat in the Salish Sea; work with Indigenous groups on bird monitoring and mapping projects; and improve integrated response plans by enhancing interoperability and availability of its National Environmental Emergencies Centre’s services and participating in spill preparedness and response activities.

Contribution funding will support Indigenous participation in the marine safety system through collaborative bird monitoring programs and data collection.

2,067,596
Department of the Environment

Ensuring Better Disaster Management Preparation and Response

Funding for emergency management initiatives will strengthen Canada’s ability to assess and mitigate the risks posed by natural disasters.

Operating funding will be used to develop a national early warning system to generate forecasts and alerts for coastal flooding.

591,818
Department of Transport

Safe and Secure Road and Rail Transportation: Rail Safety and Transportation of Dangerous Goods Programs

Operating funding will support a variety of activities that include addressing outstanding regulatory gaps; increasing the frequency of inspections and enforcement actions; engaging with stakeholders; and promoting regulatory alignment and information sharing with international partners.

Grant payments in the amount of $500,000 will support the “Rail Safety Improvement Program”.

47,600,081
Department of Transport

Safe and Secure Road and Rail Transportation: Motor Vehicle Safety Program

Renewed funding for the Motor Vehicle Safety Program will be used to implement new regulatory provisions in the Motor Vehicle Safety Act. Activities will include conducting vehicle defect investigations and recall activities, developing and implementing enforcement programs, and continuing work on a safety framework for emerging transportation technologies.

3,156,958
Department of Transport

Safe and Secure Road and Rail Transportation: Remote Passenger Rail Program

Renewed funding for the Remote Passenger Rail Program will support existing transportation services to remote Indigenous communities.

Contribution payments will be provided in two passenger rail corridors, between Sept-Îles and Schefferville service in Quebec and Labrador, and between The Pas and Pukatawagan service in northern Manitoba.

11,271,712
Department of Transport

Encouraging Canadians to Use Zero Emission Vehicles

Funding will support initiatives to make Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) ownership more attractive and affordable for Canadians.

Funding for a ZEV incentive program will be delivered by third parties and will provide consumers with up to $5,000 for eligible electric battery, hydrogen fuel cell or longer range plug-in hybrid vehicles.

“ZEV incentives grants” in the amount up to $67,726,813 will be paid directly to consumers for the purchase or lease of a ZEV until third party delivery of the program can begin.

70,713,502
Department of Transport

Bringing Innovation to Regulations

Funding will support the implementation of regulatory initiatives to accommodate emerging technologies and better align regulatory frameworks with industry realities.

Operating and capital funding will be used to develop regulations and guidelines for the use of drones operating beyond visual line of sight, test the safety and efficiency of truck platooning technology, pilot the use of electronic shipping documents for the transportation of dangerous goods, and establish an Office of Regulatory Innovation.

Contribution payments will be used to support the study, development and implementation of new technologies to increase road safety.

9,312,556
Department of Transport

Delivering Better Service for Air Travellers

Funding will help ensure that air travellers and workers at airports are effectively screened.

Operating funding will be used to increase the number of security clearances issued under the Transportation Security Clearance Program and reduce the current backlog of applications. Funding will also support preparatory activities to transition aviation security screening to an independent, not-for-profit entity.

3,764,650
Department of Transport

Canada’s Marine Safety Response

Funding will help bring together federal, provincial and Indigenous partners to jointly plan for more efficient responses to marine pollution incidents.

Operating funding will be used to collaborate with partners and provide advice related to the marine safety system.

827,889
Department of Veterans Affairs

Recognizing Métis Veterans

Funding will be used to recognize the contribution of Métis veterans to Canada’s Second World War efforts and to commemorate the sacrifices and achievements of all Métis veterans.

Contribution payments to the Métis National Council will be used to provide recognition payments to eligible Second World War Métis Veterans or their surviving spouses, and support commemorative initiatives to promote awareness and appreciation of Métis Veterans’ wartime sacrifices and contributions.

30,000,000
Department of Veterans Affairs

Supporting Veterans as They Transition to Post-Service Life

Operating funding will be used to improve access to personalized service, training and digital tools for Canadian Armed Forces members transitioning to post-service life.

Funding will also support greater information sharing with the Department of National Defence to streamline the application processes for benefits and services.

11,877,062
Department of Veterans Affairs

Commemorating Canada’s Veterans

Funding will support ongoing activities of the Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign. Contribution payments will support the purchase and planting of trees along the Highway of Heroes.

970,000
Department of Veterans Affairs

Supporting Research on Military and Veteran Health

Funding will be used to establish a Centre of Excellence on Chronic Pain, which in collaboration with veterans, partners and experts in the field, will support research on chronic pain treatment, and help pilot innovative therapies and enhance treatment options.

Grant payments in the amount of $506,974 for the “Research funding Program” will support the establishment of the Centre and the hiring of personnel.

759,957
Department of Veterans Affairs

Juno Beach Centre

Contribution payments will support the continued operations of the Juno Beach Centre.

500,000
Department of Western Economic Diversification

Investing in a Diverse and Growing Western Economy

Funding will supplement existing contribution programming that support innovation, business growth, business services and community initiatives across Western Canada.

Contribution payments will increase the number of projects funded through the Regional Economic Growth through Innovation Program and the Western Diversification Program. Operating funding will be used to enhance program delivery and undertake outreach and engagement activities.

32,273,942
Department of Western Economic Diversification

Increased Funding for the Regional Development Agencies

Contribution payments will be used to reinvest receipts from repayable contributions collected in 2018-19 to support growth and diversification of the western Canadian economy. Contributions will be delivered through the Regional Economic Growth through Innovation Initiative (REGI) and the Western Diversification Program (WDP).

15,800,000
Department of Western Economic Diversification

Launching a Federal Strategy on Jobs and Tourism

Funding will be used to create the Canadian Experiences Fund. This fund will promote tourism outside of Canadian urban centres and outside of the summer season.

Contribution payments will support activities such as designing new or improved tourism services and products; market readiness training for businesses; and creating or improving tourism facilities.

3,564,472
Department of Western Economic Diversification

Protecting Water and Soil in the Prairies

Funding will be provided to develop a new strategy to sustainably manage water and land in the Prairies and address the implications of climate change on these resources.

Operating funding will be used to develop a water management strategy and action plan, along with a feasibility study on major water infrastructure development in Saskatchewan.

1,000,000
Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec

Launching a Federal Strategy on Jobs and Tourism

Funding will be used to create the Canadian Experiences Fund. This fund will promote tourism outside of Canadian urban centres and outside of the summer season.

Payments in the amount of $250,000 for the grant entitled “Grants under the Quebec Economic Development Program” and contributions will support activities such as designing new or improved tourism services and products; market readiness training for businesses; and creating or improving tourism facilities.

3,059,218
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

Launching a Federal Strategy on Jobs and Tourism

Funding will be used to create the Canadian Experiences Fund. This fund will promote tourism outside of Canadian urban centres and outside of the summer season.

Contribution payments will support activities such as designing new or improved tourism services and products; market readiness training for businesses; and creating or improving tourism facilities.

3,814,386
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada

Strengthening Canadaʼs Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime

Funding will be used to modernize Canada’s Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime as well as strengthen data resources, financial intelligence and information sharing to identify and meet evolving threats.

Operating funding will be used to implement the new Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act regulations, augment outreach and examinations in the real estate and casino sectors, expand public-private partnerships with financial institutions and law enforcement, and process disclosures.

3,138,632
Immigration and Refugee Board

Enhancing the Integrity of Canada’s Borders and Asylum System

Funding will strengthen processes at the border and accelerate the processing of asylum claims and the removal of failed claimants.

Operating funding will increase capacity to render timely decisions related to asylum claims and appeals.

47,369,599
National Energy Board

Canadian Energy Regulator Transition Costs

Operating funding will support costs and organizational restructuring activities associated with the National Energy Board’s transition to its new role as the Canadian Energy Regulator.

3,670,000
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

Supporting Graduate Students Through Research Scholarships

Grant payments in the amount of $4,350,000 made through the “Canada Graduate Scholarships” program will increase the availability of scholarship awards for Master’s and Doctoral level students at Canadian universities.

4,350,000
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

Paid Parental Leave for Student Researchers

Operating funding and “Grants and Scholarships” in the amount of $1,602,081 will be used to extend Paid Parental Leave supplements from six months to twelve months for students and postdoctoral fellows who receive granting council funding.

1,769,712
Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs

Supporting Judicial Advisory Committee Members

Funding will be used to provide for the per diem remuneration of non-judicial members appointed to Judicial Advisory Committees. These committees are responsible for supporting the appointment processes for Canada’s federal superior court judges, including assessing the qualifications of potential candidates.

1,129,710
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions  

Supporting the Public Prosecution Service of Canada

Funding will support the continued fulfilment of the Office’s mandate to carry out the prosecution of criminal offences under federal law, and provide legal advice and assistance to law enforcement.

Ongoing funding to staff previously vacant positions will address the pressures from increasing workloads and ensure that service levels for Canadians are maintained.

3,000,000
Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada

Protecting the Privacy of Canadians - Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Funding for additional personnel will be used to enhance the Office’s capacity to address privacy complaints, increase public outreach efforts and develop guidance on the privacy impacts and risks associated with new technologies.

4,049,197
Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada

Support for Access to Information - Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada

Funding for additional personnel will enhance the Office’s capacity to resolve pre-existing cases and the higher projected level of new complaints regarding access to information requests.

2,573,468
Public Health Agency of Canada

Supporting a Pan-Canadian Suicide Prevention Service

Funding will be used to develop a pan-Canadian suicide prevention service that will provide Canadians with bilingual, 24/7 crisis support via phone, text or chat.

Operating funding and contribution payments will support the establishment of a network of service providers and help facilitate the exchange of knowledge and experience to inform ongoing service improvements.

4,860,623
Public Health Agency of Canada

Introducing a National Dementia Strategy

Funding will support the implementation of Canada’s National Dementia Strategy.

Contribution payments and operating funding delivered through the Dementia Strategic Fund will be used to develop targeted awareness campaigns, treatment guidelines for care providers and an online information and resource portal. Funding will also help expand data-gathering and research activities to improve our understanding of dementia and its impact on the lives of Canadians.

2,286,643
Public Health Agency of Canada

Protecting Against Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in Canada

Funding for inspection activities through the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Program will help ensure that Canadian cattle and beef products are safe for consumers both in Canada and international markets.

Operating funding to conduct surveillance activities will help inform the standards and policies that are developed by the Department of Health to prevent the spread of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy-related diseases among humans.

800,000
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Support for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Funding will be used to maintain existing policing operations and support the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in fulfilling its core responsibilities to respond to new and emerging operational threats.

78,400,079
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Enhancing the Integrity of Canada’s Borders and Asylum System

Funding will strengthen processes at the border and accelerate the processing of asylum claims and the removal of failed claimants.

Operating funding will maintain border security and enforcement activities between ports of entry to detect, intercept, arrest and assess irregular migrants.

15,118,584
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Delivering Better Service for Air Travellers

Funding will help ensure that air travellers and workers at airports are effectively screened.

Operating funding will improve capacity to conduct security background checks and reduce the current application backlog associated with the Transportation Security Clearance Program.

2,931,674
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Protecting Canada’s National Security

Funding will strengthen the government’s capacity to assess and respond to economic-based security threats.

Operating funding will increase capacity to conduct research and assess the potential threats from foreign investments that involve or facilitate criminal activity.

803,460
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Supporting Graduate Students Through Research Scholarships

Grant payments in the amount of $6,090,000 made through the “Canada Graduate Scholarships” program will increase the availability of scholarship awards for Master’s and Doctoral level students at Canadian universities.

6,090,000
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Paid Parental Leave for Student Researchers

Operating funding and “Grants and Scholarships” in the amount of $1,257,719 will be used to extend Paid Parental Leave supplements from six months to twelve months for students and postdoctoral fellows who receive granting council funding.

1,411,712
Statistics Canada

Monitoring Purchases of Canadian Real Estate

Operating funding will enable Statistics Canada to assess data needs to improve monitoring of real estate purchases and information sharing with government partners.

361,469
Treasury Board Secretariat

Ensuring Proper Payments for Public Servants

Funding will be used to continue progress on pay stabilization efforts by increasing capacity to process pay transactions, improving system automation and streamlining “HR-to-Pay” processes across the government.

Operating funding will be used to continue working with departments and agencies to address common pay issues by improving and better aligning human resources processes. Funding will also be used to develop and track service standards and performance measures for the transactions linked to pay administration.

20,665,197
Treasury Board Secretariat

Federal Public Service Dental Plan Amendments

Funding will be used to implement plan amendments as a result of an arbitral decision on negotiations for the Public Service Dental Care Plan.

11,000,000
Treasury Board Secretariat

Advancing Gender Equality

Funding will be used to help address systemic barriers to women’s progress and advance gender equality in Canada.

Operating funding will support government-wide collection of Gender-based Analysis Plus data.

259,365
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