Graphical Summary for Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017–18

The 2017–18 Estimates so far
The 2017–18 Estimates so far. Text version below:
The 2017–18 Estimates so far - Text version

These Supplementary Estimates (C) include a total of $3.7 billion in new spending, primarily voted expenditures ($4.0 billion) that require Parliamentary approval. This represents a 1.4% increase over the previously approved Estimates to date ($266.6 billion) and 1.4% of the total Estimates to date in 2017–18. Voted appropriations increase by 3.6%.

Top Organizations
Top Organizations. Text version below:
Top Organizations - Text version

Eleven departments account for $3.7 billion (94%) of the voted budgetary appropriations presented in these Estimates.

Seven of these departments are also involved in the ten major voted items Footnote 1 listed in the Introduction.

Seven of these departments are also involved in the twelve horizontal items Footnote 2 listed in the Introduction.

  • Treasury Board Secretariat: $919.5 million Footnote 1Footnote 2
  • Department of National Defence: $775.1 million Footnote 1Footnote 2
  • Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development: $422.7 million Footnote 1Footnote 2
  • Department of Indigenous Services Canada: $291.2 million
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police: $251.7 million Footnote 1Footnote 2
  • Department of Employment and Social Development: $228.5 million Footnote 1
  • Department of the Environment: $197.1 million Footnote 2
  • Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada: $188.7 million Footnote 1Footnote 2
  • Department of Veterans Affairs: $177.2 million Footnote 1
  • Department of Citizenship and Immigration: $137.2 million Footnote 2
  • Correctional Service of Canada: $105.9 million
  • 37 other organizations in these Estimates: $321.3 million
Major Items
Major Items. Text version below:
Major Items - Text version

Ten major voted items represent $2.7 billion (68%) of these Estimates.

  • Service Income Security Insurance Plan: $622.9 million – Treasury Board Secretariat
  • Canada’s Defence Policy: Strong, Secure, Engaged: $435.4 million - Department of National Defence
  • National Defence Military Operations: $277.6 million – Department of National Defence
  • Paylist requirements: $250.0 million – Treasury Board Secretariat
  • 2018 G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec: $218.7 million – Horizontal Initiative (11 organizations)
  • Write off debts owed to the Crown for unrecoverable Canada Student Loans: $203.5 million – Department of Employment and Social Development
  • International assistance priorities: $202.5 million – Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
  • Demand-driven programs and services which provide support to eligible Veterans and their families: $177.2 million – Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Stabilization of the Government of Canada’s pay system: $172.5 million – Horizontal Initiative (2 organizations)
  • Help developing countries to address the impact of climate change: $169.7 million – Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
Horizontal Initiatives
Horizontal Initiatives. Text version below:
Horizontal Initiatives - Text version

There are twelve horizontal initiatives involving twenty six organizations. These initiatives contribute $566.7 million (14%) to these Estimates.

  • 2018 G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Québec: $218.7 million – 1Footnote 1, 2Footnote 1, 4Footnote 1, 5Footnote 1, 10, 11, 14, 19, 20, 24, 26
  • Stabilization of the Government of Canada’s Pay System: $172.5 million – 1Footnote 1, 6Footnote 1
  • Federation of Canadian Municipalities – Green Municipal Fund: $125 million (Budget 2016) – 3Footnote 1, 8
  • Preservation and revitalization of Indigenous languages and cultures: $26.6 million (Budget 2017) –  9, 17, 18
  • 8 other horizontal initiatives in these Estimates: $24.0 million – 1Footnote 1, 2Footnote 1, 5Footnote 1, 7Footnote 1, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25

Among the top organizations in these Estimates Footnote 1:

  1. Department of Public Works and Government Services
  2. Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  3. Department of the Environment
  4. Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
  5. Department of National Defence
  6. Treasury Board Secretariat
  7. Department of Citizenship and Immigration

Among the other organizations in these Estimates:

  1. Department of Natural Resources
  2. Department of Canadian Heritage
  3. Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
  4. Shared Services Canada
  5. Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  6. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council
  7. Department of Health
  8. Office of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women
  9. Department of Industry
  10. Library and Archives of Canada
  11. National Research Council of Canada
  12. Department of Finance
  13. Public Health Agency of Canada
  14. Privy Council Office
  15. Department of Fisheries and Oceans
  16. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  17. Department of Transport
  18. Parks Canada Agency
  19. Canada Border Services Agency
Themes in these Supplementary Estimates
Themes in these Supplementary Estimates. Text version below:
Themes in these Supplementary Estimates - Text version

The Supplementary Estimates (C) include eight major themes of spending:

  • Wages and Benefits - $1,019.2 million
  • Defence Spending - $746.4 million
  • Climate change and the Environment - $438.9 million
  • Indigenous Programming - $337.6 million
  • G7 Summit - $218.7 million
  • International Assistance - $202.5 million
  • Demand-driven services for Veterans - $177.2 million
  • Pay Administration - $173.8 million
Linkage to Budgets
Linkage to Budgets. Text version below:
Linkage to Budgets - Text version

Supplementary Estimates (C) includes $148.4 million (5.5%) of the measures announced in Budget 2017. These Estimates also include $242.0 million in Budget 2016 measures and $3.6 billion from off-cycle funding decisions and prior Budgets.

Comparing the Budget and Estimates
Comparing the Budget and Estimates. Text version below:
Comparing the Budget and Estimates - Text version

Funding announced in this year’s federal budget is compared with that requested through the Estimates. Budget 2017 presents a total spending framework of $330.2 billion. Of that amount, $270.3 billion are represented in the Estimates to date for 2017–18, including Supplementary Estimates (C).

Two other components are:

  • $66.1 billion for Employment Insurance and Children’s Benefits, and other measures not included in Estimates; and
  • $6.2 billion to account for differences in accounting basis, measures not yet approved by Treasury Board, assumed lapse of authorities, new funding approvals since Budget 2017 and other adjustments.
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