Details of Horizontal Items, Supplementary Estimates (B), 2017-18

The items listed in this table are horizontal initiatives and other jointly funded items. Both types of horizontal items involve two or more organizations with a formal funding agreement (e.g. Memorandum to Cabinet or Treasury Board submission). Through horizontal initiatives, the organizations work in partnership toward the achievement of shared outcomes. In jointly funded items, organizations receive incremental funding, and each independently contributes to the realization of the stated objective(s).

Funding to support the targeted admission of 300,000 immigrants under the 2017 Immigration Levels Plan

Royal Canadian Mounted Police ($0.3 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support biometric screening and identification services, and to make improvements to information systems to deal with increased volumes.

Funding to continue the negotiation and implementation of comprehensive land claims, treaty-related and self-government agreements

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency ($0.2 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support consultation with indigenous groups in the environmental assessment process.

Canadian Museum of History ($0.5 million)

  • Operating expenditures to continue participation at negotiating tables on issues pertaining to historical artifacts.

Department of Finance ($0.3 million)

  • Operating expenditures to continue discussion and negotiation on tax-related elements of agreements.

Department of Fisheries and Oceans ($3.4 million)

  • Operating expenditures to continue negotiation of fisheries issues.

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development ($91.8 million)

  • Operating expenditures to continue negotiation of comprehensive land claims as well as providing for legal services to the negotiating teams.
  • Grants and contributions payments for long-standing programs that support the negotiation process, such as the Negotiation Preparedness Initiative, the British Columbia Treaty Commission and the First Nations Summit.

Department of Natural Resources ($0.5 million)

  • Operating expenditures to continue participation at negotiation tables and to support implementation of agreements.

Department of the Environment ($0.6 million)

  • Operating expenditures to participate in negotiations and to provide advice on wildlife management.

Parks Canada Agency ($0.6 million)

  • Operating expenditures to continue providing policy and negotiation support in comprehensive land claims negotiations and implementation of agreements.

Funding for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and the International Mobility Program (Budget 2017)

Canada Border Services Agency ($6.5 million)

  • Operating and capital expenditures to conduct criminal investigations.

Department of Citizenship and Immigration ($32.4 million)

  • Operating and capital expenditures to continue implementing the International Mobility Program employer-compliance regime and open work permit.

Department of Employment and Social Development ($38.2 million)

  • Operating expenditures to continue Temporary Foreign Worker Program core activities and to pilot the Global Talent Stream to expedite processing of highly skilled workers.

Funding to implement and administer a federal framework to legalize and regulate cannabis

Canada Border Services Agency ($3.0 million)

  • Operating expenditures to implement a framework that prevents prohibited cross-border movement of cannabis while maintaining the flow of legitimate travellers and goods.

Department of Health ($39.1 million)

  • Operating and capital expenditures to support the licensing and oversight of the cannabis industry, in medical and non-medical markets, and to invest in program management and support.

Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness ($0.9 million)

  • Operating expenditures to coordinate efforts with portfolio partners to develop policy, data collection, enforcement materials and training packages to support enforcement.

Public Health Agency of Canada ($0.2 million)

  • Operating expenditures to develop policy advice, and supporting communications and public health initiatives.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police ($5.3 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support the Government’s objective of protecting young Canadians and reducing the involvement of criminals and organized crime in the cannabis market and to enhance its capacity to develop and deliver targeted prevention and outreach activities from a law enforcement perspective.

Funding for adapting to the impacts of climate change

Canadian Institutes of Health Research ($2.0 million)

  • Operating expenditures and grants for a targeted research program on health and climate change.

Department of Fisheries and Oceans ($0.7 million)

  • Operating expenditures to extend the Aquatic Climate Change Adaptation Services Program.

Department of Health ($2.5 million)

  • Operating expenditures and contributions for a national monitoring and surveillance program; to establish a new contribution program to support health sector capacity building; and to expand the Climate Change and Health Adaptation Program for First Nations and Inuit communities.
  • Contribution payments to support First Nations and Inuit communities and organizations in implementing strategies to adapt to the health impacts of climate change.

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development ($13.3 million)

  • Operating expenditures and contributions to support indigenous and northern communities and stakeholders to improve the resilience of their communities through infrastructure projects, community emergency planning, food security plans and other adaptive measures.

Department of Natural Resources ($0.5 million)

  • Operating expenditures to disseminate regionally-relevant information and to develop local and regional adaptation capacity, particularly in the resource sectors.

Department of the Environment ($5.6 million)

  • Operating expenditures to establish a Canadian Centre for Climate Services to strengthen capacity to anticipate climate risks to build resilience.

Department of Transport ($2.6 million)

  • Operating expenditures, grants and contributions to renew the Northern Transportation Adaptation Initiative and to deliver the new Transportation Assets Risk Assessment.

Public Health Agency of Canada ($3.7 million)

  • Operating expenditures, grants and contributions to work with partners and stakeholders, to prepare and protect Canadians from climate driven infectious diseases.

Funding to support Métis rights and Métis relationships with the federal government

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development ($21.6 million)

  • Operating expenditures and contributions to build the governance capacity of the Métis National Council and its provincial Governing Members, and to support Métis registries.

Department of the Environment ($1.0 million)

  • Operating expenditures and contributions to continue outreach, education and engagement activities in support of Métis self-government and self-determination.

Parks Canada Agency ($1.1 million)

  • Operating expenditures and contributions to continue outreach, education and engagement activities in support of Métis self-government and self-determination.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police ($0.6 million)

  • Operating expenditures to continue outreach, education and engagement activities in support of Métis self-government and self-determination.

Funding related to government advertising programs

Canada Revenue Agency ($1.0 million)

  • Operating expenditures to inform Canadians of the new rules governing the Canada Caregiver Credit, which relieves the financial burden on working Canadians who are also caring for loved ones.

Department of Canadian Heritage ($4.5 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support Canadian communities in celebrations of the 150th anniversary of Confederation.

Department of Citizenship and Immigration ($1.0 million)

  • Operating expenditures to increase uptake of the programs offered by the government to help newcomers integrate and succeed in Canada.

Department of Employment and Social Development ($6.0 million)

  • Operating expenditures to develop an advertising campaign aimed at providing young Canadians with information on the Department’s programs and services related to post-secondary education, jobs and skills.

Department of Health ($1.5 million)

  • Operating expenditures to encourage parents to engage their children in discussing the risks and consequences of using cannabis and other drugs.

Department of Industry ($0.5 million)

  • Operating expenditures to promote education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields among women.

Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness ($2.5 million)

  • Operating expenditures for public education about the consequences of drug-impaired driving.

Department of Veterans Affairs ($2.1 million)

  • Operating expenditures to engage Canadians in commemoration activities and to support a mental health services campaign to highlight the supports and services available to veterans and their families.

Parks Canada Agency ($2.5 million)

  • Operating expenditures to promote free access to national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites in 2017.

Public Health Agency of Canada ($1.0 million)

  • Operating expenditures to promote childhood immunization programs.

Funding to build capacity to address drug-impaired driving

Canada Border Services Agency ($1.6 million)

  • Operating and capital expenditures to work with the RCMP to develop training materials and to train instructors.

Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness ($16.6 million)

  • Operating expenditures and contributions to increase the number of trained front line officers.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police ($1.9 million)

  • Operating expenditures to increase the number of Drug Recognition Expert training and certification sessions and sites across the country, to support the use of drug screening devices, and to support youth engagement and public awareness campaigns.

Funding to modernize the federal correction system, to improve mental health services for inmates, and reintegration programs for indigenous offenders (Budget 2017)

Correctional Service of Canada ($12.0 million)

  • Operating expenditures to implement a more humane regime for inmates in administrative segregation, better access to services for those with mental health care needs, and culturally responsive intervention and services for indigenous offenders.

Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness ($0.9 million)

  • Operating expenditures and contributions to implement culturally appropriate services in support of indigenous offenders.

Funding to support the promotion of Canadian artists and cultural industries abroad

Department of Canadian Heritage ($8.0 million)

  • Operating expenditures and contributions to support the Creative Export Strategy aimed at increasing creative exports to key international markets, including increases to the Canada Music Fund and Canada Book Fund, and a transfer of $2.5 million to Telefilm Canada to enhance international promotion of Canadian film making.

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development ($5.4 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support the Creative Export Strategy by enhancing the Mission Cultural Fund and the cultural component of the Integrative Trade Strategy Fund.

Funding for Indigenous advisory and monitoring committees for energy infrastructure projects

Department of Fisheries and Oceans ($0.7 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support the Indigenous advisory and monitoring committees in responding to project impacts and ensuring compliance with the Fisheries Act.

Department of Natural Resources ($10.7 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support the overall management of the Indigenous advisory and monitoring committees, including government-wide reviews of major resource projects.
  • Contributions to support indigenous participation in the monitoring of major energy infrastructure development projects. 

Department of Transport ($0.2 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support the Indigenous advisory and monitoring committees by ensuring compliance with marine shipping regulations and the Navigation Protection Act.

National Energy Board ($1.4 million)

  • Operating expenditures to provide technical regulation capacity to the Indigenous advisory and monitoring committees.

Funding for advancing clean technology (Budget 2017)

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development ($2.7 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support increased local and overseas market access for Canada’s clean technology producers.

Department of Industry ($2.6 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support policy analysis and coordination, and data collection.

Department of Natural Resources ($6.4 million)

  • Operating expenditures and grants to support clean technology research, development and demonstration projects and data collection.

Funding to support the Canadian Drugs and Substances Strategy (Budget 2017)

Canadian Institutes of Health Research ($2.0 million)

  • Operating expenditures and grants to expand the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse.

Department of Health ($6.2 million)

  • Operating and capital expenditures and contributions to purchase equipment for the Drug Analysis Service laboratories, and undertake public education initiatives, in response to the opioid crisis in Canada.

Public Health Agency of Canada ($3.3 million)

  • Operating expenditures to monitor opioid related mortalities.
  • Grants and contributions to reduce the transmission of HIV and related blood-borne infections.

Funding to reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development ($5.2 million)

  • Operating expenditures and contributions for meaningful engagement with indigenous organizations to develop climate change policies.

Department of the Environment ($0.7 million)

  • Operating expenditures to enhance its core climate change mitigation and policy activities.

Department of Transport ($0.3 million)

  • Operating expenditures for research and development in clean technologies in the transportation sector.

Funding for security improvements and renovations to the Prime Minister’s residence at Harrington Lake

National Capital Commission ($0.6 million)

  • Capital expenditures for renovations to the Harrington Lake estate.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police ($0.4 million)

  • Capital expenditures for security improvements to the Harrington Lake estate.
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