Graphical Summary for Supplementary Estimates (A) 2017–18

In these Estimates

Figure 1: The 2017-18 Estimates so far
The 2017-18 Estimates so far. Text version below:
Figure 1 - Text version

These Supplementary Estimates (A) include a total of $3.8 billion in new spending, primarily voted expenditures ($3.7 billion) that require Parliamentary approval. This represents a 1.5% increase over the Main Estimates ($257.9 billion) tabled in February, and 1.4% of the total Estimates to date in 2017-18. Voted appropriations increase by 3.6%.

Figure 2: Top Organizations
Top Organizations. Text version below:
Figure 2 - Text version

Nine departments account for $3.2 billion (85%) of the voted spending presented in these Estimates. Seven of these departments are also involved in the nine major voted items Return to footnote * listed in the Introduction.

  • Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development: $718.9 million Footnote *
  • Treasury Board Secretariat: $651.4 million Footnote *
  • Department of Employment and Social Development: $584.6 million Footnote *
  • Department of Fisheries and Oceans: $359.4 million Footnote *
  • VIA Rail Canada Inc.: $235.4 million Footnote *
  • Canada Border Services Agency: $204.4 million Footnote *
  • Canadian Air Transport Security Authority: $150.8 million
  • Department of Citizenship and Immigration: $140.1 million Footnote *
  • Marine Atlantic Inc.: $134.9 million
  • 24 other organizations in these Estimates: $542.5 million
Figure 3: Major Items
Major Items. Text version below:
Figure 3 - Text version

Nine major voted items represent $2.6 billion (69%) of these Estimates. Two of these are also horizontal initiatives.

  • Paylist Requirements: $625.0 million – Treasury Board Secretariat
  • Specific claims settlements: $446.5 million – Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
  • Early learning and child care: $400.0 million (Budget 2016) – Department of Employment and Social Development
  • Rail passenger transportation: $235.4 million (Budget 2017) – VIA Rail Canada Inc.
  • Oceans Protection Plan: $209.1 million – horizontal initiative (4 organizations)
  • 2017 Immigration Levels Plan: $185.0 million – horizontal initiative (3 organizations)
  • Operation Return Home: $174.7 million – Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
  • Mission-critical services: $166.7 million – Department of Fisheries and Oceans
  • Integrity of border operations: $162.8 million – Canada Border Services Agency
Figure 4: Horizontal Initiatives
Horizontal Initiatives. Text version below:
Figure 4 - Text version

There are seven horizontal initiatives involving 19 organizations. These initiatives contribute $673 million (18%) to these Estimates.

  • Oceans Protection Plan: $221.7 million – 4Return to footnote **, 13, 15, 19
  • 2017 Immigration Levels Plan : $195.8 million – 1Footnote **, 2Footnote **, 16
  • Youth Employment Strategy : $146.8 million (Budget 2017) – 3Footnote **, 5Footnote **, 6, 9, 10, 13, 17
  • Indigenous early learning and child care: $99.8 million (Budget 2016) – 3Footnote **, 11, 18
  • Critical food safety activities: $5.0 million (Budget 2017) – 7, 11
  • Options for a public safety broadband network: $3.0 million (Budget 2015) – 12, 14
  • National security review of foreign investment: $1.2 million (Budget 2017) – 8, 14

Among the top organizations in these Estimates Return to footnote **:

  1. Canada Border Services Agency
  2. Department of Citizenship and Immigration
  3. Department of Employment and Social Development
  4. Department of Fisheries and Oceans
  5. Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

Among the other organizations in these Estimates:

  1. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  2. Canadian Food Inspection Agency
  3. Canadian Security Intelligence Service
  4. Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food
  5. Department of Canadian Heritage
  6. Department of Health
  7. Department of Industry
  8. Department of Natural Resources
  9. Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
  10. Department of the Environment
  11. Immigration and Refugee Board
  12. National Research Council of Canada
  13. Parks Canada Agency
  14. Public Health Agency of Canada
  15. Department of Transport
Figure 5: Linkage to Budgets
Linkage to Budgets. Text version below:
Figure 5 - Text version

Supplementary Estimates (A) includes $1 billion (39%) of the measures announced in Budget 2017. These Estimates also include $616 million in Budget 2016 measures and $2.1 billion from off-cycle funding decisions and prior Budgets.

Figure 6: Comparing the Budget and Estimates
Comparing the Budget and Estimates. Text version below:
Figure 6 - 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, $261.7 billion are represented in the Estimates to date for 2017-18, including Supplementary Estimates (A).

Two other components are:

  • $66.1 billion for Employment Insurance and Children’s Benefits, and other measures not included in Estimates; and
  • $2.4 billion to account for differences in accounting basis, measures not yet approved by Treasury Board, assumed lapse of authorities and other adjustments.
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