2020-21 Year-end Allocations from Treasury Board Central Votes

Vote 5 – Government Contingencies $155,598,116

Subject to the approval of the Treasury Board, to supplement other appropriations and to provide for miscellaneous, urgent or unforeseen expenditures not otherwise provided for, including grants and contributions not listed in the Estimates and the increase of the amount of grants listed in these, where those expenditures are within the legal mandate of a government organization, and authority to reuse any sums allotted and repaid to this appropriation from other appropriations.

Table 1. Vote 5: Government Contingencies
Organization Amount (dollars)
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency 30,800,000
Funding for the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (COVID-19)

This allocation allowed the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency to provide timely payments through the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) to small and medium sized enterprises in the Atlantic region and to the Community Futures Network.

The RRRF provides a safety net for businesses that face severe financial pressures due to the pandemic and do not qualify for other federal COVID-19 relief supports. The Community Futures Network provides business counselling and financial support to small and medium-sized enterprises in rural and remote areas.
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission 2,923,300
Funding to reimburse broadcasting licence fees (COVID-19)

The Treasury Board authorized an allocation of up to $50,000,000 to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to reimburse Part II broadcasting license fees to television stations, radio stations and for discretionary television services, to provide financial relief to Canadian television and radio broadcasters facing significant declines in advertising revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This allocation was entirely repaid upon supply of the 2020-21 Supplementary Estimates (C) in March 2021.
Department of Employment and Social Development 45,304,813
Funding for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (COVID-19)

This allocation allowed the Department of Employment and Social Development to review outstanding claims and provide timely grant payments for the “Canada Emergency Response Benefit” to eligible recipients.
Department of Employment and Social Development 5,955,000
Funding for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (COVID-19)

This allocation allowed the Department of Employment and Social Development to review outstanding claims and provide timely grant payments for the “Canada Emergency Student Benefit” to eligible recipients.
Department of National Defence 135,130
Funding for a payment under the “Mobilizing Insights in Defence and Security Grant Program”

This allocation supported the Department of National Defence to further invest in and expand expert engagement on defence and security policy issues, while respecting the program’s annual grant spending authority. An offseting amount was frozen in the Department’s transfer payment vote.
Department of Western Economic Diversification 40,000,000
Funding for the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (COVID-19)

The Treasury Board authorized an allocation of up to $149,500,000 to the Department of Western Economic Diversification to provide timely payments through the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund to small and medium sized enterprises in western Canada and to the Community Futures Network.

The RRRF provides a safety net for businesses that face severe financial pressures due to the pandemic and do not qualify for other federal COVID-19 relief supports. The Community Futures Network provides business counselling and financial support to small and medium-sized enterprises in rural and remote areas.
Office of the Auditor General 2,258,596
Funding for critical operating requirements (COVID-19)

The Treasury Board authorized an allocation of up to $12,000,000 to the Office of the Auditor General to address immediate operational challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and to modernize audit tools and information technology systems.

This allocation was entirely repaid upon supply of the 2020-21 Supplementary Estimates (C) in March 2021.
Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada 45,896
Funding for salary overpayments as a result of issues with the government pay system

This allocation allowed the Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada to respond to short-term cash management issues related to the government pay system. This allocation is permanent and anticipated to be repaid to the Consolidated Revenue Fund upon settlement of pay issues.
Public Health Agency of Canada 28,175,381
Funding for border and travel measures and isolation sites (COVID-19)

This allocation allowed the Public Health Agency of Canada to provide timely “Grants to individuals and organizations in support of public health infrastructure”. This funding supported COVID-19 testing measures for international travellers arriving at three designated Canadian airports. These measures became effective on February 21, 2021 with the intent to reduce the risk of introducing new cases of COVID-19 into Canada.

This allocation was entirely repaid upon supply of the 2020-21 Supplementary Estimates (C) in March 2021.
Total approved allocations 155,598,116

Vote 10 – Government-wide Initiatives $32,558,002

Subject to the approval of the Treasury Board, to supplement other appropriations in support of the implementation of strategic management initiatives in the public service of Canada.

Table 2a. Vote 10: Government-wide Initiatives
Organization Amount (dollars)
Funding to compensate former employees in the core public administration for damages related to the Phoenix Pay System

These allocations allowed organizations to compensate eligible former employees for general damages related to the Phoenix Pay System. These payments were provided in lieu of the additional leave given to compensate current employees.
Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada 10,190
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency 34,342
Canada Border Services Agency 69,635
Canada Revenue Agency 812,934
Canada School of Public Service 20,095
Canadian Dairy Commission 1,998
Canadian Energy Regulator 30,819
Canadian Food Inspection Agency 99,722
Canadian Grain Commission 8,513
Canadian Human Rights Commission 2,826
Canadian Institutes of Health Research 30,479
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency 6,108
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission 61,444
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission 14,808
Canadian Security Intelligence Service 140,775
Canadian Space Agency 13,095
Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board 17,129
Canadian Transportation Agency 11,672
Communications Security Establishment 11,047
Correctional Service of Canada 265,366
Courts Administration Service 15,770
Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food 117,554
Department of Canadian Heritage 34,117
Department of Citizenship and Immigration 58,608
Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs 40,800
Department of Employment and Social Development 54,976
Department of Finance 21,785
Department of Fisheries and Oceans 241,917
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development 168,844
Department of Health 211,870
Department of Indigenous Services 31,087
Department of Industry 126,149
Department of Justice 177,205
Department of National Defence 374,718
Department of Natural Resources 117,552
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 30,785
Department of Public Works and Government Services 266,985
Department of the Environment 162,251
Department of Transport 117,362
Department of Veterans Affairs 55,076
Department of Western Economic Diversification 15,564
Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec 15,626
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario 8,166
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada 11,503
Immigration and Refugee Board 16,100
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada 11,910
Library and Archives of Canada 10,706
Military Grievances External Review Committee 1,751
National Film Board 22,266
National Research Council of Canada 162,375
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council 21,180
Office of Infrastructure of Canada 12,497
Office of the Auditor General 33,239
Office of the Chief Electoral Officer 9,974
Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs 3,900
Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying 1,703
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages 4,763
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions 35,371
Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada 2,383
Parks Canada Agency 17,859
Parole Board of Canada 1,915
Patented Medicine Prices Review Board 3,542
Privy Council Office 24,343
Public Health Agency of Canada 40,084
Public Service Commission 35,723
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada 28,697
Royal Canadian Mounted Police 56,362
Shared Services Canada 149,986
Statistics Canada 104,359
Treasury Board Secretariat 69,766
Total approved allocations 5,022,021
Table 2b. Vote 10: Government-wide Initiatives
Organization Amount (dollars)
All organizations listed in Table 2a 5,022,021
Funding to compensate former employees in the core public administration for damages related to the Phoenix Pay System

These allocations allowed organizations to compensate eligible former employees for general damages related to the Phoenix Pay System. These payments were provided in lieu of the additional leave given to compensate current employees.
Canada Border Services Agency 5,700,000
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed the Canada Border Services Agency to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Canada Revenue Agency 2,150,000
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed the Canada Revenue Agency to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency 1,950,000
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Correctional Service of Canada 1,210,000
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed the Correctional Service of Canada to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development 1,880,000
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Department of Health 165,000
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed the Department of Health to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Department of Industry 2,900,000
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed the Department of Industry to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Department of Natural Resources 2,060,000
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed the Department of Natural Resources to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Department of Public Works and Government Services 620,000
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed the Department of Public Works and Government Services to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Department of the Environment 335,000
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed the Department of the Environment to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Department of Transport 6,010,000
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed the Department of Transport to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Privy Council Office 949,000
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed the Privy Council Office to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Public Health Agency of Canada 55,000
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed the Public Health Agency of Canada to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Statistics Canada 680,000
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed Statistics Canada to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Treasury Board Secretariat 871,981
Funding for the Application Modernization Initiative

This allocation allowed the Treasury Board Secretariat to assess their inventory of legacy applications and build technical capacity to support their migration into more secure modern data centres or cloud services.
Total approved allocations 32,558,002

Vote 15 – Compensation Adjustments $0

Subject to the approval of the Treasury Board, to supplement other appropriations that may need to be partially or fully funded as a result of adjustments made to terms and conditions of service or employment of the federal public administration, including members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Canadian Armed Forces, Governor in Council appointees and Crown corporations as defined in section 83 of the Financial Administration Act.

No allocations have been made from TB Vote 15

Vote 25 – Operating Budget Carry Forward $44,524

Subject to the approval of the Treasury Board, to supplement other appropriations for the operating budget carry forward from the previous fiscal year.

Table 3. Vote 25 – Operating Budget Carry Forward
Organization Vote Amount (dollars)
Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada 1 44,524
Total approved allocations 44,524

Vote 30 – Paylist Requirements $156,296,770

Subject to the approval of the Treasury Board, to supplement other appropriations for requirements related to parental and maternity allowances, entitlements on cessation of service or employment and adjustments made to terms and conditions of service or employment of the federal public administration including members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Canadian Forces, where these have not been provided from Vote 15, Compensation Adjustments.

Table 4. Vote 30 – Paylist Requirements
Organization Vote Amount (dollars)
Canada Border Services Agency 1 13,615,102
Canada Revenue Agency 1 27,729,779
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety 1 64,419
Canadian Dairy Commission 1 186,384
Canadian Food Inspection Agency 1 9,961,860
Canadian Security Intelligence Service 1 44,355,191
Canadian Transportation Agency 1 623,665
Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police 1 260,285
Correctional Service of Canada 1 3,333,333
Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food 1 7,269,924
Department of Health 1 8,502,248
Department of Justice 1 7,541,105
Department of National Defence 5 176,996
Department of Public Works and Government Services 1 2,965,258
Department of Veterans Affairs 1 3,000,000
International Joint Commission (Canadian Section) 1 124,678
National Capital Commission 1 3,398,418
National Museum of Science and Technology 1 55,654
Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying 1 12,078
Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada 1 71,662
Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada 5 211,268
Parks Canada Agency 1 6,640,824
Public Health Agency of Canada 1 4,509,067
Public Service Commission 1 968,407
Standards Council of Canada 1 174,862
Statistics Canada 1 6,905,277
Treasury Board Secretariat 1 3,632,565
Treasury Board Secretariat 20 6,461
Total approved allocations 156,296,770

Vote 35 – Capital Budget Carry Forward $0

Subject to the approval of the Treasury Board, to supplement other appropriations for purposes of the capital budget carry forward allowance from the previous fiscal year.

No allocations have been made from TB Vote 35.

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