Details of Horizontal Items, Supplementary Estimates (C), 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 for the 2018 G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec

Canada Border Services Agency ($0.2 million)

  • Operating expenditures for the planning and operations of policing and security, including supporting measures to facilitate the entry of G7 dignitaries and goods into Canada.

Department of Finance ($1.8 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support the Minister of Finance in his role as the host of the G7 Finance Ministers and Central Governors in 2018, including policy analysis and logistical support.

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development ($31.0 million)

  • Operating expenditures to oversee the overall operation, logistics, protocol and finances for the 2018 G7 Summit including ministerial meetings, supporting events, and ex gratia compensation for those adversely affected by the Summit.

Department of Health ($2.9 million)

  • Operating and capital expenditures for health protection and security support services such as medical, occupational health, mental health and radiation protection services.

Department of National Defence ($9.7 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support the planning and operations of policing and security.

Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness ($18.9 million)

  • Operating expenditures for the planning and operations of policing and security, including ministerial meetings and supporting events.
  • Contribution payments for the reimbursement to provincial, regional and local jurisdictions for the planning, deployment and redeployment of security measures.

Department of Public Works and Government Services ($11.8 million)

  • Operating expenditures to provide accommodations, special events management, procurement and interpretation services, and project management support services to the federal departments and agencies involved in 2018 G7 Summit and related events.

Department of Transport ($0.3 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support increased transportation safety and security planning, oversight and regulatory activities, including ministerial meetings and supporting events.

Public Health Agency of Canada ($1.0 million)

  • Operating expenditures for coordinated inspection activities directly relating to the summit.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police ($125.1 million)

  • Operating and capital expenditures for the planning, coordinating and delivering of policing and security activities.

Shared Services Canada ($16.0 million)

  • Operating and capital expenditures to provide support for Summit related telecommunications and networking services.

Funding for the stabilization of the Government of Canada’s pay system

Department of Public Works and Government Services ($166.1 million)

  • Operating and capital expenditures to increase client service support, continue processing outstanding pay transactions and to make improvements to pay processes. Non-budgetary funding will support advances to collective bargaining agents which are required due to delays in receiving union dues.

Treasury Board Secretariat ($6.3 million)

  • Operating expenditures to continue stabilizing the Government of Canada’s Phoenix pay system by improving government-wide HR to pay processes.

Funding for the Youth Employment Strategy (Budget 2017)

Department of Industry ($2.7 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support the delivery of Green Jobs for Youth.
  • Contribution payments to provide young Canadians with internship opportunities in digital skills in the environmental sector in support of Green Jobs for Youth.

Funding to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for the Green Municipal Fund (Budget 2016)

Department of Natural Resources ($62.5 million)

  • Contribution payments to support the Green Municipal Fund which provides loans and grants that have a positive impact on the health and the quality of life of Canadians by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving local air, water and soil quality and promoting renewable energy by supporting environmental studies and projects within the municipal sector.

Department of the Environment ($62.5 million)

  • Contribution payments to support the Green Municipal Fund which provides loans and grants that have a positive impact on the health and the quality of life of Canadians by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving local air, water and soil quality and promoting renewable energy by supporting environmental studies and projects within the municipal sector.

Funding to support the preservation and revitalization of Indigenous languages and cultures (Budget 2017)

Department of Canadian Heritage ($22.4 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support the Aboriginal Languages Initiative.
  • Contribution payments to support the preservation, revitalization and promotion of Indigenous languages.

Library and Archives of Canada ($2.3 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support the digitization of existing language and cultural materials and the development of an Aboriginal Oral Testimonies Initiative to document Indigenous heritage.

National Research Council of Canada ($1.9 million)

  • Operating expenditures to develop, in collaboration with Indigenous stakeholders, information technology to help preserve oral histories and create other interactive educational materials.

Funding related to government advertising programs

Department of Public Works and Government Services ($2.5 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support the Digital Advertising Fund.

Funding for a strategy to prevent and address gender-based violence (Budget 2017)

Department of Citizenship and Immigration ($0.3 million)

  • Contribution payments to enhance services provided to newcomer women to address isolation and mental health issues, and to provide training to front-line workers to better identify forms of gender-based violence.

Department of National Defence ($0.8 million)

  • Operating expenditures to improve supports for members of the Canadian Armed Forces and their families affected by gender-based violence.

Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness ($1.0 million)

  • Operating expenditures and contributions to support awareness-raising activities on gender-based violence, including the engagement of men and boys, and to enhance efforts to address online child sexual exploitation.
  • Grant and contribution payments to support the strategy to prevent and address gender-based violence.

Office of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women ($2.7 million)

  • Operating expenditures to create a knowledge centre responsible for federal leadership, coordination and knowledge development, and to support awareness-raising activities on gender-based violence.

Public Health Agency of Canada ($0.5 million)

  • Operating expenditures to develop and implement enhanced programming to prevent gender-based violence, including child maltreatment and youth and teen dating violence.
  • Grant and contribution payments to deliver and support programs in relation to preventing and addressing gender-based violence, including funding for the community and school-based intervention programs.

Funding to support the Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research

Canadian Institutes of Health Research ($2.6 million)

  • Grant payments to support the centres funded through the results of the CECR 2018 competitions to advance the commercialization of technologies, products and services in health sciences.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council ($1.9 million)

  • Grant payments to support the centres funded through the results of the CECR 2018 competitions to advance the commercialization of technologies, products and services in natural sciences and engineering.  Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council administers this program on behalf of the three granting councils.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council ($0.3 million)

  • Grant payments to support the centres funded through the results of the CECR 2018 competitions to advance the commercialization of technologies, products and services in social sciences and humanities.

Funding to implement the Impact Canada initiative to accelerate efforts toward solving Canada’s big challenges (Budget 2017)

Department of Natural Resources ($1.3 million)

  • Operating expenditures to implement the clean technology stream of the Impact Canada initiative, including the testing of innovative and challenge-based approaches in areas identified through the Effective Action on Clean Growth and Climate Change and the Investing in Canada Results and Delivery Charters.
  • Grants and contributions to support activities that improve the resilience of communities in transitioning to a clean growth economy.

Privy Council Office ($1.4 million)

  • Operating expenditures to implement the Centre of Expertise for the Impact Canada initiative to work with departments to design outcome-based payment models.

Funding for the implementation of the Canada 150 Research Chairs Program (Budget 2017)

Canadian Institutes of Health Research ($0.8 million)

  • Grant payments to fund the grants selected as part of the Canada 150 Research Chairs competition to attract top-tier international researchers, in the health sciences fields, to Canadian universities.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council ($1.4 million)

  • Grant payments to fund the grants selected as part of the Canada 150 Research Chairs competition to attract top-tier international researchers, in the fields of natural sciences and engineering, to Canadian universities.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council ($0.6 million)

  • Grant payments to fund the grants selected as part of the Canada 150 Research Chairs competition to attract top-tier international researchers, in the fields of social sciences and humanities, to Canadian universities. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council administers the program on behalf of the three granting councils.

Funding for activities to protect the “Last Ice Area” in Canadian arctic waters (Budget 2017)

Department of Fisheries and Oceans ($1.2 million)

  • Operating and capital expenditures to establish up to three Oceans Act Marine Protected Areas in the Canadian portion of the “last ice area” by 2020, subject to agreement with relevant Northern partners.
  • Contribution payments to provide Northern partners with capacity to participate in consultation processes and contribute to the long-term success of the initiative.

Parks Canada Agency ($0.7 million)

  • Operating expenditures to complete a feasibility assessment, decide on and announce a boundary, and begin Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement negotiations for the proposed national marine conservation area in Arctic Basin by 2020, subject to agreement with relevant Northern partners.
  • Contribution payments to Inuit partners to support their involvement in the national marine conservation area process.

Funding for security screening of airport workers (Budget 2017)

Department of Transport ($0.4 million)

  • Operating expenditures to support the Transportation Security Clearance Program.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police ($0.5 million)

  • Operating expenditures to perform Law Enforcement Records Checks in support of Transport Canada’s requirements for the operation of the Transportation Security Clearance Program.
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