Allocations from Treasury Board Central Votes for Supplementary Estimates (B), 2018–19

Vote 5 – Government Contingencies $35,000,001

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 Authority Amount (dollars)
Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Funding to procure three icebreakers for the Canadian Coast Guard

The Treasury Board authorized allocations of up to $180,000,000 from the Government Contingencies vote to enable the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard to take delivery of three medium icebreakers to urgently address the imminent capacity gaps before the upcoming 2018–19 icebreaking season. The targeted sister ships were the only ones known in the world that were immediately available and met all Canadian Coast Guard requirements. Any delays would have resulted in a shrinking or expired window for acquisition.

Full allocation has now been repaid.

35,000,000
Department of Veterans Affairs

Funding for payments immediately required for Veteran’s benefits

This allocation allows Veterans Affairs to meet expenses for up to $323,177,757 for programs such as disability awards and earnings loss and supplementary retirement benefits.

1
Total approved allocations 35,000,001

Vote 10 – Government-wide Initiatives $34,905,985

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 2. Vote 10 – Government-wide Initiatives
Organization Authority Amount (dollars)
Department of National Defence

Funding for the implementation of the LGBT Purge class action final settlement agreement

In June 2018, the LGBT Purge Class Action Settlement awarded compensation and benefits to individuals who were investigated, sanctioned, discharged or terminated by the Canadian Armed Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and the federal public service due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

34,905,985
Total approved allocations 34,905,985

Vote 15 – Compensation Adjustments $8,247,749

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. Permanent allocations from TB Vote 15 will be given to organizations upon release of Supply for Supplementary Estimates (B), 2018–19.

Table 3. Vote 15 – Compensation Adjustments
Organization Vote Amount (dollars)
Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada 1 12,428
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency 1 16,043
Canada Border Services Agency 1 188,026
Canada Revenue Agency 1 1,153,673
Canadian Grain Commission 1 4,318
Canadian Human Rights Commission 1 3,530
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission 1 202,717
Canadian Security Intelligence Service 1 100,916
Canadian Space Agency 1 12,179
Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board 1 2,000
Canadian Transportation Agency 1 3,945
Communications Security Establishment 1 71,112
Correctional Service of Canada 1 101,575
Courts Administration Service 1 22,868
Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food 1 2,000
Department of Canadian Heritage 1 11,837
Department of Citizenship and Immigration 1 870
Department of Employment and Social Development 1 35,086
Department of Fisheries and Oceans 1 105
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development 1 22,788
Department of Health 1 31,787
Department of Justice 1 23,227
Department of National Defence 1 3,667,465
Department of Natural Resources 1 5,332
Department of Public Works and Government Services 1 1,232,086
Department of the Environment 1 31,237
Department of Transport 1 69,310
Department of Veterans Affairs 1 20,931
Department of Western Economic Diversification 1 2,000
Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec 1 6,005
Library and Archives of Canada 1 11,799
National Energy Board 1 27,844
National Research Council of Canada 1 345,651
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council 1 10,635
Office of the Auditor General 1 25,468
Office of the Chief Electoral Officer 1 33,280
Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs 1 858
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions 1 17,380
Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada 1 6,000
Parks Canada Agency 1 561,293
Parole Board of Canada 1 2,914
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada 1 13,001
Royal Canadian Mounted Police 1 39,766
Shared Services Canada 1 6,315
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 1 388
Statistics Canada 1 87,761
Total approved allocations 8,247,749

Vote 25 – Operating Budget Carry Forward $34,109,272

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

Table 4. Vote 25 – Operating Budget Carry Forward
Organization Vote Amount (dollars)
Royal Canadian Mounted Police 1 34,109,272
Total approved allocations 34,109,272

Vote 30 – Paylist Requirements $146,700,471

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 5. Vote 30 – Paylist Requirements
Organization Vote Amount (dollars)
Canada Border Services Agency 1 16,856,702
Canada Revenue Agency 1 50,577,078
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety 1 214,285
Canadian Food Inspection Agency 1 5,823,601
Canadian Museum of History 1 129,394
Canadian Museum of Nature 1 7,069
Correctional Service of Canada 1 12,582,870
Department of Citizenship and Immigration 1 4,634,903
Department of Employment and Social Development 1 4,871,639
Department of Finance 1 930,375
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development 1 2,164,529
Department of Indigenous Services Canada 1 3,202,370
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 1 912,911
Department of Western Economic Diversification 1 272,922
International Joint Commission (Canadian Section) 1 13,930
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions 1 1,437,077
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada 1 281,775
Royal Canadian Mounted Police 1 32,350,858
Shared Services Canada 1 5,215,441
Shared Services Canada 5 31,362
Statistics Canada 1 4,189,380
Total approved allocations 146,700,471

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.

Vote 40 – Budget Implementation $4,342,022,849

Authority granted to the Treasury Board to supplement any appropriation of a department or other organization set out in Annex 1 to the Main Estimates for the fiscal year, for an initiative announced in the Budget of , and set out under that department or other organization’s name in that Annex, in an amount that does not exceed the amount set out opposite that initiative in that Annex, including to allow for the provision of new grants or for any increase to the amount of a grant that is listed in any of the Estimates for the fiscal year, as long as the expenditures made possible are not otherwise provided for and are within the legal mandates of the departments or other organizations for which they are made.

Table 6. Vote 40 – Budget Implementation
Organization Authority Amount (dollars)
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

A New Women Entrepreneurship Strategy ($1,493,098)

This funding will support investments in women-led businesses in the Atlantic Region. Contributions will be made through the Pilot Contribution Program and the Ecosystem Fund, to help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses and pursue new market opportunities, and to strengthen organizations that support women entrepreneurs.

Regional Development Agencies ($7,766,055)

This funding will be used to implement the new Growth through Regional Innovation Program, to improve business productivity and help develop regional clusters for innovation in the Atlantic Region.

Grant payments in the amount of $500,000 will be provided through this program to support eligible businesses.

Funding will also be used for the Canada Coal Transformation Initiative. This initiative will support skills development and economic diversification in the Atlantic region, in response to the elimination of coal-generated electricity in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, to help workers and communities in the transition to a low carbon economy.

9,259,153
Canada Border Services Agency

Strengthening the Canada Border Services Agency

Operating funding will support existing front-line operations, including the commitment to maintain border wait time performances and an acceptable level of secondary examinations, in the context of recurring growth in transaction volume at the main ports of entry.

73,729,991
Canada Border Services Agency

Safeguarding Canadians with an Enhanced Passenger Protect Program

This funding will enhance, and bring under government control, the Passenger Protect Program, which works with air carriers to screen commercial passenger flights to, from and within Canada, and take measures to address security threats.

Operating and capital funding will support the Agency in its responsibility to use a centralized security screening system to screen all passenger manifests against a “no-fly list” and take steps to eliminate false positive matches for legitimate travellers. The system will also monitor air compliance with regulations.

6,747,978
Canada Border Services Agency

Irregular Migration: Managing the Border

This funding will support security operations at the Canada-U.S. border, enhance the government’s capacity to process asylum claims, and implement measures to deter irregular migration.

Operating funding will enhance the Agency’s ability to manage operations at designated ports of entry, and to determine the admissibility of persons entering Canada in support of national security and public safety priorities. The Agency is responsible for processing applications and security screening at ports of entry, making eligibility decisions and establishing and implementing enforcement policy within the asylum system.

46,103,041
Canada Border Services Agency

Addressing the Opioid Crisis

Funding will support various federal programs and initiatives to help reduce opioid-related harms and deaths across Canada.

The Canada Border Services Agency will undertake several initiatives to reduce the supply of illegal opioids. These initiatives include expanding safe examination areas at ports of entry; establishing satellite regional screening facilities; and hiring new detector dog teams and intelligence officers.

8,497,613
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Building More Rental Housing for Canadian Families

Funding will support operating, interest and insurance costs. Operating costs include review, approval and tracking of applications; establishing and modifying policy and procedures as needed; and monitoring and reporting on projects.

Budget 2018 provided additional authority for the Rental Construction Financing Initiative, increasing the total amount of loans available from $2.5 billion to $3.75 billion over the next three years. These loans will support the construction of new affordable rental housing by reducing the associated costs and risks for developers. Projects must meet requirements for affordability, energy efficiency and accessibility to be eligible for loans.

30,502,163
Canada Revenue Agency

Cracking Down on Tax Evasion and Combatting Tax Avoidance - Implementation and administration of compliance measures ($14,944,003)

This funding will be used to increase capacity to enhance GST/HST compliance activities and to address tax obligations of non-residents on rental income earned in Canada. Up to 170 full-time equivalents are planned to be renewed or hired over the next five years. These initiatives are expected to generate roughly 70 million dollars in federal revenue each year.

Combatting Aggressive International Tax Avoidance ($3,966,360)

This funding will be used to increase capacity to integrate information on offshore accounts for risk assessments, and to increase compliance reviews and audits on high-risk offshore taxpayers. Up to 70 full-time equivalents are planned over the next five years to implement this initiative.

18,910,363
Canada Revenue Agency

Stabilizing and Future Transformation of the Federal Government’s Pay Administration (Phoenix)

This funding will support a stabilization plan to address issues in pay administration.

Operating funding will increase the Agency’s capacity to process reassessments of income tax returns for federal employees affected by Phoenix pay issues.

2,999,941
Canada Revenue Agency

Improving Client Services at the Canada Revenue Agency ($28,016,112)

Funding will be used to improve the quantity and quality of government services delivered by the Canada Revenue Agency. Telephone services will be improved by upgrading existing telephone technology, hiring more agents, and increasing training. Investments will be made to enhance the agency’s online tax filing portal and harmonize online tax services with Revenu Québec. The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program will also be expanded to better support vulnerable populations complete their taxes and access benefits to which they are entitled.

Cracking down on Tax Evasion and Combating Tax Avoidance: Reporting Requirements for Trusts ($9,805,851)

Funding will be used to expand income tax reporting requirements for trusts. Improving the quality and availability of identification information will support the Canada Revenue Agency’s efforts to counter tax avoidance, tax evasion, money laundering and other criminal activities perpetrated through the misuse of corporate vehicles.

Enhancing the Security of Taxpayer Information ($6,353,969)

Funding will enhance cyber security measures that protect the confidentiality of taxpayer data. Operating funding and additional staff will be used to implement systems upgrades with a focus on combatting fraud and identity theft, and defending Canada Revenue Agency systems against theft and hacking.

44,175,932
Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

Protecting air travellers

Operating funding will maintain current service levels in 89 Canadian airports for the screening of passengers and their cargo. Currently, eight Canadian airports offer pre-clearance through U.S. customs from Canada. Capital funding will allow CATSA to expand the number of pre-clearance facilities to include the Toronto Billy Bishop and Québec City Jean Lesage airports.

240,612,000
Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Securing Market Access for Canada’s Agriculture and Agri-Food Products

This funding will support the agricultural and agri-food sector in maintaining and opening new international markets and to address capacity gaps in the Canadian Food Inspection Agency as a result of previously negotiated trade agreements.

4,983,832
Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Strengthening Canada’s Food Safety System

This funding will be used to enhance the inspection of domestic and imported foods in Canada by improving risk intelligence and oversight, enhancing offshore preventive activities, and supporting industry and other stakeholders to promote compliance with Canadian food safety requirements.

12,753,982
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Granting Councils

This funding will increase support to researchers in the granting council’s respective research fields through pre-existing grant programs.

Operating funding will increase resources pertaining to the peer review processes, support the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Early Career Investigators action plans; and support the Canada Research Coordinating Committee.

"Grants for research projects and personnel support," in the amount of $40,574,300, will be used to increase the number of health researchers, to support the Gairdner Foundation through their outreach activities, and to increase the diversity of the research community.

43,647,706
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Canada Research Chairs

Funding for the Canada Research Chairs Program will attract early-career and world-leading researchers, expand support for existing early-career researchers, and increase the number of researchers from under-represented groups.

Grant payments in the amount of $7,264,944 will be administered through the grant entitled “Grants for research projects and personnel support” to Canadian post-secondary institutions. Funding will support research costs and salaries of chair positions.

7,264,944
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Supporting Those That Keep Our Communities Safe

Funding will support research and treatments for post-traumatic stress injuries among public safety officers.

Funding will support a new national research consortium with the Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment. The consortium will fund research projects related to post-traumatic stress injuries across Canada to help inform policy decisions and support the development of treatments.

2,966,856
Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Supporting the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Funding will support the museum’s operations, and help ensure that the museum has adequate funding to deliver on its mandate to enhance the public’s understanding of human rights, promote respect for others, and encourage reflection and dialogue.

4,000,000
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency

Renewal of Economic Development Funding for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency

This funding renews the Northern Economic Development program, promoting long-term sustainable economic development in the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

19,423,539
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency

Regional Development Agencies ($444,900)

This funding will be used to implement the new Growth through Regional Innovation Program, to improve business productivity and help develop regional clusters for innovation in Canada’s three territories.

Grant payments in the amount of $168,168 will be provided through this program to invest in and support eligible businesses.

A New Women Entrepreneurship Strategy ($126,000)

This funding will support investments in women-led businesses in Canada’s three territories. Contributions will be made through the Pilot Contribution Program and the Ecosystem Fund to help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses and pursue new market opportunities, and to strengthen organizations that support women entrepreneurs.

570,900
Canadian Security Intelligence Service

Irregular Migration: Managing the Border

This funding will support security operations at the Canada-U.S. border, enhance the government’s capacity to process asylum claims, and implement measures to deter irregular migration.

Operating funding will enhance the Canadian Security Intelligence Service’s capacity to provide security advice and identify potential threats in the process of screening asylum claims.

2,288,473
Canadian Security Intelligence Service

Investment Canada Act - National Security Review of Foreign Investments

This funding will be used to maintain the Investment Canada Act National Security Review Program. The Program provides a framework for assessing foreign investments that pose potential national security concerns for Canada. By identifying and mitigating national security risks, the Program helps protect Canadian defence capabilities, safeguard the transfer of sensitive technologies, and combat organized crime.

Funding will support operational and personnel costs associated with intelligence gathering, and analysis of foreign investments.

275,157
Canadian Transportation Agency

Modernizing the Canadian Transportation Agency

This funding will support a competitive and accessible national transportation system, implement new cost recovery measures authorized through Bill C-49 (amendments to the Canada Transportation Act and other Acts), and address program integrity challenges.

2,248,395
Communications Security Establishment

Ensuring Security and Prosperity in the Digital Age: Establishing the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security

This funding will support the implementation of Canada’s National Cyber Security Strategy. The Strategy aims to ensure that Canada remains secure against cyber-attacks, develops an innovative cyber ecosystem, and collaborates with other levels of government and international partners on cyber issues.

This funding will establish the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, which will serve as the single source of expert advice, services, and support on cyber security within the federal government. The Centre amalgamates cyber security governance and functions currently under Shared Services Canada and the Department of Public Safety.

35,703,582
Communications Security Establishment

Enabling Digital Services to Canadians

Operating funding will support two cyber security initiatives being developed by Shared Services Canada.

1,603,689
Communications Security Establishment

Ensuring Security and Prosperity in the Digital Age: Design and Implementation of the Cyber Certification Program

This funding will be used to design and implement a cyber assessment and certification program, as part of the National Cyber Security Strategy, to raise the cybersecurity baseline among Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises, better position these enterprises to compete domestically and globally, and to promote consumer confidence in the digital economy.

Operating funding will be used to develop the baseline set of security controls and framework guidance that will inform the security standards for the Cyber Certification Program.

985,185
Correctional Service of Canada

Reopening the Penitentiary Farms at Joyceville and Collins Bay Institutions ($2,358,670)

Funding will be used to re-open penitentiary farms at the Joyceville and Collins Bay institutions near Kingston, Ontario; and to provide job training and skill-development opportunities to prepare offenders for reintegration into society.

Farm operations will be managed by CORCAN, a rehabilitation programming agency. Operating funding will cover start-up costs, such as equipment and livestock, and rebuilding the land base.

Further Improving Mental Health Supports for Inmates ($2,313,938)

Operating funding will increase the Correctional Service of Canada’s capacity to provide quality mental health care to women inmates in maximum security institutions. This includes hiring additional staff and increasing the availability of in-patient psychiatric hospital beds.

4,672,608
Correctional Service of Canada

Support for the Correctional Service of Canada and the Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada

Funding will be used to support existing operations and to address cost pressures resulting from collective agreements, workers compensation, and litigation.

65,302,282
Courts Administration Service

Supporting Canada’s Court System

This funding will support Canada’s four federal courts by increasing organizational capacity, providing adequate training to new and existing staff, implementing business tools for greater efficiency, and undertaking work on court facilities.

4,599,433
Department of Canadian Heritage

Supporting Special Olympics

This funding will support Special Olympics Canada by improving access to quality sport programs and services for Canadian athletes with intellectual disabilities through greater sport training and competition opportunities. Special Olympics Canada is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting sport participation for people with intellectual disabilities.

3,325,000
Department of Citizenship and Immigration

Irregular Migration: Managing the Border

This funding will support security operations at the Canada-U.S. border, enhance the government’s capacity to process asylum claims, and implement measures to deter irregular migration.

Operating funding will support additional hires for processing claims at the time of arrival. Funding will also be used for strategic communications and outreach activities to combat misinformation about the Canadian immigration system.

Contribution payments will support the planning and implementation of capacity building across the Americas, through the organization’s existing Migration Policy Development program.

14,160,538
Department of Citizenship and Immigration

Getting Into and Staying in the Workforce and Career Pathways for Visible Minority Newcomer Women in Canada

Funding will be used to launch the Visible Minority Newcomer Women pilot program. Contribution payments made through the Program will provide participating visible minority newcomer women with varying combinations of enhanced support and settlement services to help them integrate and overcome barriers to employment. Data collected from this experimental pilot program will provide insight into the settlement needs of visible minority newcomer women and help inform future settlement programming.

2,012,564
Department of Citizenship and Immigration

Protecting Temporary Foreign Workers

Funding will support workplace inspections and employer compliance efforts under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and the International Mobility Program to ensure that the rights of temporary foreign workers in Canada are protected.

Funding will strengthen the International Mobility Program compliance regime. This will include increasing the number of on-site inspections of employers, improving the regime’s capacity to collect and share employer compliance information, and conducting consultation and research activities to develop pathways to permanent residence for Open Work Permit holders.

32,196,571
Department of Citizenship and Immigration

Protecting Vulnerable Women and Girls

Funding will be used to resettle an additional 1,000 vulnerable refugee women and girls, including their family members, from various conflict zones around the world. Contribution payments made through the existing Refugee Resettlement Program will provide these government-assisted refugees with services to meet their essential needs upon arrival, and enable their economic independence and social integration in the long term.

5,652,209
Department of Employment and Social Development

Ensuring a Workplace Free of Violence and Harassment

This funding will support the development and implementation of regulations and compliance measures to protect employees in federally regulated workplaces from harassment and violence. Operating funding will also support awareness campaigns and a toll-free assistance line for employees.

Contributions and grant payments in the amount of $1,000,000 will be administered through the “Labour Management Collaboration Program”. The Program will provide education and training resources to help identify and prevent workplace violence and harassment.

5,688,172
Department of Employment and Social Development

Pre-apprenticeship Program

Contribution payments through the Trades Exploration and Experience Program will support partnerships with provinces and territories, post-secondary institutions and employers to develop new pre-apprenticeship opportunities in the skilled trades. Programs will be targeted toward encouraging under-represented groups such as women, Indigenous Peoples and newcomers to pursue careers in the skilled trades. Operating funding will support ongoing program implementation including results monitoring, development and launch of calls for proposals, and engagement with stakeholders.

5,875,260
Department of Employment and Social Development

Evidence-Based Policy

Funding will be used to implement the Poverty Reduction Strategy’s Data and Measurement Plan to address key data gaps and improve understanding and awareness of poverty in Canada. The Plan will support the development and adoption of an official poverty line, and measure annual progress toward the Government’s long-term poverty reduction targets.

3,300,000
Department of Employment and Social Development

Pay Transparency

Funding will be used to convert data from federally regulated employers collected under the Employment Equity Act into online, user-friendly information. This will provide Canadians with a better understanding of existing wage gaps, to help hold poor performing employers accountable.

Funding will also be used to host a major symposium on women and the workplace in the spring of 2019. This symposium will bring together leaders in the private and public sectors to discuss best-practices and to share tools to address issues faced by women in the workplace.

1,105,202
Department of Employment and Social Development

Canada Summer Jobs 2019-20

Funding will increase the number of job placements funded in 2019-20 through the Canada Summer Jobs program under the Youth Employment Strategy. The Program will deliver funding directly to employers in the not-for-profit, public and private sectors to create quality work placements for youth in summer 2019. These experiences will help youth gain work experience and skills needed to transition to the labour market.

1,814,014
Department of Employment and Social Development

Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program

Funding will support the creation and operation of a new Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program. This Program will include a stronger focus on providing Indigenous Peoples with training for higher-quality, better-paying jobs, and will adopt a distinctions-based approach that recognizes the unique challenges and needs of First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

Contribution payments will be used to deliver expanded labour market programming, including “wrap around” services such as disability-related, mental health, and dependent care to better support Indigenous clients overcome multiple barriers to labour market participation. Additional staff will assess and monitor program delivery and financial management, engage with stakeholders, and improve measurement and reporting capacity on program performance.

45,353,569
Department of Employment and Social Development

Protecting Temporary Foreign Workers

Funding will support workplace inspections and employer compliance efforts under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and the International Mobility Program to ensure that the rights of temporary foreign workers in Canada are protected.

Funding will be used to increase the number of unannounced inspections of workplace conditions conducted under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. This will also include reviewing the unannounced inspection model to identify gaps and propose improvements, and introducing enhanced reporting requirements.

2,686,144
Department of Employment and Social Development

Improving Access to the Canada Child Benefit and other Benefits

Funding will be used to expand in-person outreach activities for remote and on-reserve Indigenous communities, and conduct outreach activities for Indigenous people in urban centres. Additional personnel will raise awareness and take-up of federal social programs, benefits and services to help alleviate poverty. Staff will also provide key services, such as issuing social insurance numbers and helping fill out benefits applications, to enable greater access to federal programs for Indigenous people.

2,655,741
Department of Finance

Canada’s Co-chairmanship of the G-20 Framework Working Group

In 2009, G20 leaders adopted a financial framework to address global economic and financial challenges and subsequently launched a working group to oversee policy discussions. Canada has served as the co-chair of the G20 Framework for Strong, Sustainable and Balanced Growth Working Group (FWG) since its inception and is represented by officials from the Department of Finance. Funding for the G20 FWG initiative will allow Finance to meet its operating expenditures in relation to fulfilling Canada’s role as co-chair of the G20 FWG.

576,955
Department of Finance

Finance Canada Analytical Capacity

Funding for additional staff will be used to strengthen the department’s capacity to provide evidence-based analysis of Indigenous issues. This will include leading engagement and policy work with Indigenous stakeholders on tax-related elements of a new fiscal relationship, and assessing the financial impacts of ongoing program reforms.

1,225,448
Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Sustainable Aquaculture Program

This initiative will support growth in the aquaculture industry by streamlining and coordinating regulations; increasing research, analysis and data collection; and enhancing public reporting.

9,523,168
Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Protecting Marine Life

This funding will be used to build the scientific evidence base to help support actions to reduce human-based threats to the North Atlantic Right Whale, the St. Lawrence Estuary Beluga and the Southern Resident Killer Whale.

Operating and capital funding will support research and monitoring to improve understanding of the changing seasonal distribution of the three whale species.

Contribution payments to establish the Academic Marine Mammal Research Initiative will increase the availability of scientific information and allow exploration of innovative conservation technologies.

6,563,810
Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Protecting Canada’s Nature, Parks and Wild Spaces

This funding will support Canada’s biodiversity by protecting species at risk and their habitat.

Operating funding will advance the protection and recovery of up to 30 aquatic species in priority areas, and address priority threats including illegal fishing.

Grants and contributions will support the new Canada Nature Fund through the “Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk”.

16,419,544
Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Renewing Canada’s Network of Small Craft Harbours

This funding will help to accelerate repairs or enhance existing installations for planned projects at core commercial fishing harbours (e.g. wharf construction, breakwater reconstruction and dredging activities) and at non-core harbours (e.g. divestitures, deconstructions, and safety repairs).

Grant payments in the amount of $1,275,000 will be provided to divestiture recipients through the “Small Craft Harbours Program” for low-complexity repairs of non-core harbours.

87,166,377
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

Canadian Technology Accelerator Program

This funding will support the establishment of a permanent Canadian Technology Accelerator initiative in the U.S.; to support the access of small Canadian technology firms to the U.S. market.

1,790,786
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

Ensuring Rules-Based and Responsible Trade

This funding will support the management of the Softwood Lumber initiative, including economic analysis and technical guidance related to negotiation and litigation management activities.

Operating expenditures will support negotiations towards a trade agreement with the U.S., federal-provincial and industrial consultations, targeted advocacy in the U.S., legal strategies and litigation management related to U.S. trade actions, and monitoring of softwood lumber exports to the U.S.

33,477,276
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

Additional Support for the Feminist International Assistance Policy Agenda - Weapons Threat Reduction Program

This funding, including operating, contributions and grant payments, in the amount of $25,550,000, will advance the peace and security goals of the Feminist International Assistance Policy by supporting projects under the “Weapons Threat Reduction Program”. This G7 initiative aims to improve the capacity of governments and international organizations to manage the threats posed by weapons of mass destruction. It is being expanded to support conventional weapons treaties and the construction of biocontainment laboratories.

71,569,954
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

Pursuing New Markets

Operating funding will strengthen Canada’s diplomatic and trade support presence in China and throughout Asia, by increasing the number of Canadian diplomats and trade commissioners in the region; and increasing funding to support Canadian businesses that capitalize on opportunities in those markets.

10,487,514
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

A New Women Entrepreneurship Strategy

Operating funding will support the Business Women in International Trade program, which connects Canadian business women with export opportunities. The funding will be used to hire additional staff, and support the expansion of services and outreach activities for women entrepreneurs.

1,809,698
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

Ensuring Security and Prosperity in the Digital Age

This funding will support the implementation of Canada’s National Cyber Security Strategy. The Strategy aims to ensure that Canada remains secure against cyber-attacks, develops an innovative cyber ecosystem, and collaborates with other levels of government and international partners on cyber issues.

Funding will be used to establish a cyber security unit and support its associated operational and personnel costs. This new unit will develop and implement Canada’s International Strategic Framework for Cyberspace, and enhance collaboration with international partners on cyber security issues.

1,591,464
Department of Health

Addressing the Opioid Crisis: Emergency Treatment Fund

Funding will support various federal programs and initiatives to help reduce opioid-related harms and deaths across Canada.

Contribution payments made through the Emergency Treatment Fund will provide one-time emergency funding for provincial and territorial health authorities to improve the availability of treatment for problematic substance use. Funding will also help reduce federal regulatory barriers to treatment services such as facilitating better access to methadone clinics.

144,617,038
Department of Health

Addressing the Opioid Crisis: Substance Use and Addictions Program and the Public Education Campaign

Funding will support various federal programs and initiatives to help reduce opioid-related harms and deaths across Canada.

Contribution payments made through the Substance Use and Addictions Program will support new pilot projects on prevention and treatments practices related to opioid use. Health Canada will also deliver a public anti-stigma campaign with the goal of shifting public perception on substance users, and encouraging users to access health and social services.

8,933,723
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

Helping Indigenous Nations Reconstitute

This funding supports communities in exercising self-determination, through activities to facilitate the rebuilding of indigenous nations.

20,233,346
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

Supporting the Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Fund

A grant payment of $5,000,000 will be made to the “Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund”, an Indigenous foundation established in 2016, which supports projects that encourage cross-cultural dialogue, increase awareness of Canada’s residential school history, and help develop school curricula that accurately describes Indigenous history.

5,000,000
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

New Fiscal Relationship – Strengthening First Nations Institutions and Community Capacity

This funding will support the institutions under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act, including the First Nations Financial Management Board, the First Nations Tax Commission, and the First Nations Finance Authority. Increased funding will strengthen the capacity of these institutions to address higher demand and support more First Nations take on greater responsibility for fiscal affairs.

6,000,000
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

Supporting the Expansion of the First Nations Land Management Act and the Successful Participation of First Nations Under the Act

Funding will enable an additional 50 First Nations to enter into the Land Management Regime, while also providing for capacity development. This initiative allows First Nations to exercise greater self-determination by creating their own laws related to land management.

14,973,056
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

Supporting the Recognition of Rights and Self-Determination

Funding will be used to increase the number of Recognition of Indigenous Rights and Self-Determination discussion tables, and to form negotiating teams to support the operation of these new discussion tables. They provide Indigenous groups with an opportunity to outline their rights, needs and interests to federal officials and co-develop priorities for subsequent negotiations.

20,257,614
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

Permanent Bilateral Mechanisms ($12,574,735)

Funding will support annual meetings with the Prime Minister, and provide a forum for the Government and Indigenous Peoples to co-develop policies on shared priorities and to advance reconciliation.

Contributions to the Assembly of First Nations, the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, and the Métis National Council will ensure their continued participation in the Permanent Bilateral Mechanisms, and increase their capacity for policy co-development.

Funding will also be provided for the continued operation of the Reconciliation Secretariat.

Funding to support the establishment of a National Council for Reconciliation ($1,500,000)

Funding will support the work of a transitional committee to establish a National Reconciliation Council. This work will include providing advice on the co-development of enabling legislation, as well as engagement and consultation activities. The Council will be a permanent organization established with the specific purpose of advancing reconciliation, and for monitoring, evaluating and reporting on progress.

14,074,735
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Indigenous Health: Keeping Families Healthy in Their Communities – Labrador Innu health programs

This funding will enhance Labrador Innu health programs for the Sheshatshiu and Natuashish nations to address mental health, maternal and child health, addictions, and capacity building.

5,241,339
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Indigenous Health: Keeping Families Healthy in Their Communities – Clinical and Client Care Program ($68,860,593)

This funding will support the Clinical and Client Care Program, which provides nursing services to 79 First Nation communities that do not have direct access to the provincial health care system.

Indigenous Health: Keeping Families Healthy in Their Communities – e-Health Infostructure Program ($19,735,299)

This funding will maintain and enhance the eHealth Infostructure Program which provides First Nation communities with technologies that enable remote diagnostic services and integration with regional public health surveillance systems.

88,595,892
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Indigenous Health: Keeping Families Healthy in Their Communities – First Nations Health Services Accreditation Program

This funding will enhance the First Nation Services Accreditation Program to improve the quality of health services to First Nations communities to ensure the services provided are comparable to those delivered by provincial authorities.

4,406,534
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Clean and Safe Drinking Water On Reserve

Contribution payments will support repairs to high-risk water systems to prevent additional long-term drinking water advisories; support initiatives to accelerate the pace of construction and renovation of affected water systems on reserve; recruit, train and retain water operators; and establish innovative First Nations-led service delivery models.

102,133,524
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Creating a More Responsive Income Assistance Program That Addresses the Needs of First Nations Communities

This funding will be used to engage First Nations on how to make the program more responsive to the needs of individuals and families on reserve, and to identify the support required to help individuals better transition from income assistance to employment and education.

43,200,000
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Increased Health Support for Survivors of Indian Residential Schools and their Families

Operating and contribution funding for the Indian Residential School Resolution Health Support Program will ensure the continued provision of professional mental health services to former residential school students and their family members.

76,775,010
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Supporting Métis Nation Priorities

Grant payments in the amount of $10,000,000 will be made to the following Metis Nations:

  • Métis Nation British Columbia - $1,250,000,
  • Métis Nation of Alberta - $2,500,000,
  • Métis Nation - Saskatchewan Secretariat Inc. - $2,500,000,
  • Manitoba Métis Federation Inc.- $2,500,000; and
  • Métis Nation of Ontario Secretariat - $1,250,000.

These payments will supplement Métis-led and -designed endowments that provide scholarships and bursaries to Métis students to pursue post-secondary education.

10,000,000
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Indigenous Health: Keeping Families Healthy in Their Communities – Non-Insured Health Benefits Program

Funding for the Non-Insured Health Benefits Program will provide eligible First Nations and Inuit with continued access to supplementary health benefits and services. These include prescription drugs, dental care, medical transportation and mental health counseling.

195,037,281
Department of Indigenous Services Canada

Ensuring That Indigenous Children Are Safe and Supported Within Their Communities

Funding will be used to support the First Nations Child and Family Services Program and implement reforms ordered by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. Contribution funding through the Program will be provided directly to First Nations communities to promote family preservation and reunification, and support greater First Nation jurisdiction over child and family services. Additional staff will be hired to implement orders from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal and co-develop further reforms with First Nation communities.

292,970,613
Department of Industry

Improving Access to the Digital Economy

This funding will support the national Computers for Schools program, which refurbishes and redistributes donated computer equipment to schools, libraries, not-for-profit organizations and Indigenous communities.

5,286,148
Department of Industry

Supporting The Next Generation of Rural Broadband

Contribution payments to the space satellite industry, made through the Strategic Innovation Fund, will support continued research and development of low earth orbit satellite technologies and rural broadband internet connectivity. This funding will help companies further develop and test prototypes for commercialization.

10,000,000
Department of Industry

A New Women Entrepreneurship Strategy ($902,476)

This funding will support investments in women-led businesses in Northern Ontario. Contributions will be made through the Pilot Contribution Program and the Ecosystem Fund to help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses and pursue new market opportunities, and to strengthen organizations that support women entrepreneurs.

Funding will be administered through the department’s Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario.

Regional Development Agencies ($4,318,152)

This funding will be used to implement the new Growth through Regional Innovation Program, to improve business productivity and help develop regional clusters for innovation in Northern Ontario.

Funding will be administered through the department’s Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario.

5,220,628
Department of Industry

Investing in the Equipment Researchers Need – Canadian Foundation for Innovation

Contribution payments will be made to the Major Science Initiatives Fund of the Canada Foundation for Innovation, to secure and strengthen operations at state-of-the-art national research facilities.

Funding for research infrastructure, maintenance and operating costs will be awarded to Canadian universities, colleges, research hospitals and non-profit research institutions on the basis of peer-reviewed competitions.

32,000,000
Department of Industry

Innovation Canada

Funding will be used to hire additional Innovation Advisors to support high-potential Canadian firms connect with suitable federal innovation programs. Programming will be provided through Innovation Canada, which provides Canadian entrepreneurs with a single point of contact to access federal innovation services and funding.

1,172,018
Department of Industry

Ensuring Security and Prosperity in the Digital Age

This funding will be used to design and implement a cyber assessment and certification program, as part of the National Cyber Security Strategy, to raise the cybersecurity baseline among Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises, better position these enterprises to compete domestically and globally, and to promote consumer confidence in the digital economy.

Operating funding will be used to lead the development of the Cyber Certification Program and program guidance documentation as well as support and engage small and medium sized enterprises throughout the Program’s certification process.

4,151,949
Department of Justice

Addressing Demand for Immigration and Refugee Legal Aid

Through federal contributions to the Immigration and Refugee Legal Aid Program, this funding will support the provinces’ delivery of immigration and refugee legal aid by ensuring that asylum seekers continue to have access to this service.

12,791,977
Department of National Defence

Taking Action to Prevent and Address Gender-based Violence, Harassment and Discrimination

Funding will support a variety of initiatives under the Strategy to Address Gender-Based Violence to better combat violence and harassment in the workplace and at home.

Contribution payments will be used to support sexual assault crisis centres near Canadian Armed Forces bases. These investments will provide members of the Canadian Armed Forces with a greater availability and range of supports to address gender-based violence.

400,000
Department of Natural Resources

Ensuring Rules-Based and Responsible Trade

This funding will support the management of the Softwood Lumber initiative, including economic analysis and technical guidance related to negotiation and litigation management activities.

Operating funding will be used to undertake expert analysis in forestry economics, to provide market, product and industrial intelligence, and to support negotiation and litigation management.

2,009,567
Department of Natural Resources

Protecting Jobs in Eastern Canada’s Forestry Sector

This funding will support the Spruce Budworm Early Intervention Strategy, and insecticide spraying and research activities that help limit the impact and spread of spruce budworm.

10,890,234
Department of Natural Resources

Protecting Canada’s Nature, Parks and Wild Spaces

This funding will support Canada’s biodiversity by protecting species at risk and their habitat.

Operating and contribution funding will support research and conservation in woodland caribou habitat and the designation of Marine Protected Areas.

364,430
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Critical Infrastructure Security

This funding will support the programs that provide specific and actionable risk information and assessments to owners and operators of critical infrastructure, such as airports, nuclear plants, and hospitals.

1,099,233
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Safeguarding Canadians with an Enhanced Passenger Protect Program

This funding will enhance, and bring under government control, the Passenger Protect Program, which works with air carriers to screen commercial passenger flights to, from and within Canada, and take measures to address security threats.

Operating funding will support the implementation of a centralized security screening system to screen all passenger manifests and to implement an automated redress system. The centralized security screening system, once completely automated will be turned over to the CBSA. The redress system, once completely functional will remain under PSEP’s control and will issue a unique identifier to individuals affected by a false-positive match, which they can enter during future bookings to eliminate reoccurrences.

1,726,510
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Investment Canada Act - National Security Review of Foreign Investments

This funding will be used to maintain the Investment Canada Act National Security Review Program. The Program provides a framework for assessing foreign investments that pose potential national security concerns for Canada. By identifying and mitigating national security risks, the Program helps protect Canadian defence capabilities, safeguard the transfer of sensitive technologies, and combat organized crime.

Funding will support the continued operation of the Program, as well as the personnel costs associated with the research and analysis of foreign investments.

748,775
Department of Public Works and Government Services

Simpler and Better Procurement

Operating funding will support Phase I of the e-Procurement Solutions Project, a cloud-based electronic procurement system that manages contracts, purchasing, and electronic tenders. The project aims to modernize the government’s procurement function, improve efficiency and electronic access to users, and support Canada’s commitments under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with the European Union.

38,144,554
Department of Public Works and Government Services

Stabilizing and Future Transformation of the Federal Government’s Pay Administration (Phoenix)

This funding will support a stabilization plan to address issues in pay administration.

Operating and capital funding will expand professional services to help stabilize the Phoenix pay system and increase capacity in the pay centres. This includes conducting strategic research and implementing any required system and process improvements.

54,260,435
Department of Public Works and Government Services

Maintaining Service Levels of the Controlled Goods Program

Operating funding will be used to maintain the Enhanced Controlled Goods Program, which regulates the possession, examination and transfer of goods and technical data that have military or national security significance. Key program activities include registration of individuals and businesses, inspections, and other compliance monitoring activities.

3,236,675
Department of Public Works and Government Services

Public Service and Procurement Canada – Real Property Repairs and Maintenance

Operating funding will support maintenance and repairs of portfolio assets. This supplementary funding will ensure PSPC continues to effectively manage federal holdings such as bridges, dams, and remote housing, while also providing safe work environments to client federal organizations.

275,000,000
Department of the Environment

Adapting Canada’s Weather and Water Services to Climate Change - Weather warning and forecast systems

This funding supports the modernization of Canada’s weather forecast and severe weather warning systems, and maintains direct support to the emergency management organizations that prepare for and respond to severe weather.

6,535,996
Department of the Environment

Adapting Canada’s Weather and Water Services to Climate Change - Modernize the National Hydrological Services Program

This funding will modernize the National Hydrological Service Program which provides data, information and advice concerning surface water resources on federal lands; and will support the operation of water stations that are cost-shared with provinces and territories.

Contribution payments will advance the state of knowledge to develop new integrated water data and prediction services, in collaboration with researchers and the private sector.

5,586,736
Department of the Environment

Protecting Marine Life

This funding will be used to build the scientific evidence base to help support actions to reduce human-based threats to the North Atlantic Right Whale, the St. Lawrence Estuary Beluga and the Southern Resident Killer Whale.

Operating funding will enhance monitoring in the areas of air, freshwater and disposal at sea.

Contribution payments to academic partners will enable measurement of contaminants from terrestrial and airborne sources.

1,991,803
Department of the Environment

Protecting Canada’s Nature, Parks and Wild Spaces

This funding will support Canada’s biodiversity by protecting species at risk and their habitat.

Operating and capital funding will manage and expand protected areas including the creation of up to nine new National Wildlife Areas; advance protection and recovery of up to 200 terrestrial species at risk through action for priority places, species and threats; and build partnerships with Indigenous Peoples, including the development of 20 to 35 Indigenous Protected Conservation Areas.

Contribution payments will support establishment of a new Canada Nature Fund. The new fund will play a central role in delivering objectives for species at risk and protected areas by enhancing collaboration with foundations, provinces and territories, Indigenous governments and organizations, private land owners, and other stakeholders.

46,497,450
Department of Transport

Ensuring the Safe Operation of Tankers

This funding will be used to maintain incremental inspections to ensure foreign registered tanker vessels carrying oil or chemicals entering Canadian waters comply with Canadian safety and environmental protection requirements.

2,508,194
Department of Transport

Strengthening Capacity for Environmental Assessments

This funding will support the Department of Transport’s role in the Northern Project Management Office, which includes addressing project-related concerns from communities and other stakeholders through specialized advice on transportation issues.

801,283
Department of Transport

Maintaining Rail Service to Remote Communities

This funding will be used to maintain the Remote Passenger Rail Program, specifically to ensure the Keewatin Railway Company (Québec and Labrador) and the Tshiuetin Rail Transportation line (Manitoba) continues to provide safe and reliable service.

11,269,743
Department of Transport

Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety

This funding will be used to promote safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible vehicle transportation through legislative amendments to the Motor Vehicle Safety Act and enhanced safety oversight.

3,156,958
Department of Transport

Safeguarding Canadians with an Enhanced Passenger Protect Program

This funding will enhance, and bring under government control, the Passenger Protect Program, which works with air carriers to screen commercial passenger flights to, from and within Canada, and take measures to address security threats.

Operating funding will enable the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness to implement its centralized security screening system.

350,139
Department of Transport

Protecting Marine Life

This funding will be used to build the scientific evidence base to help support actions to reduce human-based threats to the North Atlantic Right Whale, the St. Lawrence Estuary Beluga and the Southern Resident Killer Whale.

Operating and capital funding will support assessment measures to mitigate vessel collisions, including underwater vessel noise for navigational safety; and the review of new approaches, including changes to shipping lanes and the creation of Areas to be Avoided.

22,710,155
Department of Transport

Strengthening Airports Serving Remote Communities

Funding will address urgent capital needs and support the safe provision of services at the 18 local and regional airports owned and operated by the Government of Canada. Capital projects were selected through a needs assessment process, and will be designed and constructed by private companies.

4,603,935
Department of Veterans Affairs

Better Services for Veterans ($12,214,245)

Funding will be used to improve service delivery capacity and reduce the ratio of veterans to case managers. Additional staff will be hired to process disability benefit applications and support case management services for veterans.

Cemetery and Grave Maintenance ($4,544,404)

Funding will be used to eliminate the current backlog of repairs to veterans; graves over the next five years. The initiative includes assessing the condition of V grave markers; fixing foundations; cleaning, restoring or replacing headstones; and inspecting completed repairs.

16,758,649
Department of Western Economic Diversification

A New Women Entrepreneurship Strategy ($6,538,814)

This funding will support investments in women-led businesses. Contributions will be made through the Pilot Contribution Program and the Ecosystem Fund to help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses and pursue new market opportunities, and to strengthen organizations that support women entrepreneurs.

Regional Development Agencies ($25,682,105)

This funding will be used to implement the new Growth through Regional Innovation Program, to improve business productivity and help develop regional clusters for innovation in Canada’s four Western provinces.

Funding will also be used for the Canada Coal Transformation Initiative. This initiative will support skills development and economic diversification activities in the four Western provinces in response to the elimination of coal-generated electricity in Saskatchewan and Alberta to help workers and communities adapt to the low-carbon economy.

32,220,919
Department of Western Economic Diversification

Rick Hansen Institute

Contributions to the Rick Hansen Institute will support research and clinical activities, including the development of treatments, by organizations affiliated with the Institute.

5,900,000
Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec

A New Women Entrepreneurship Strategy ($4,100,105)

This funding will support investments in women-led businesses in the province of Quebec. Contributions will be made through the Pilot Contribution Program and the Ecosystem Fund, to help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses and pursue new market opportunities, and to strengthen organizations that support women entrepreneurs.

Regional Development Agencies ($15,215,456)

This funding will be used to implement the new Growth through Regional Innovation Program, to improve business productivity and help develop regional clusters for innovation in the province of Quebec.

19,315,561
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

Renewal of Base Funding for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

This funding renews the Southern Ontario Prosperity Program, which promotes strong and diversified economic development in Southern Ontario.

25,000,000
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

A New Women Entrepreneurship Strategy ($6,159,091)

This funding will support investments in women-led businesses in Southern Ontario. Contributions will be made through the Pilot Contribution Program and the Ecosystem Fund to help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses and pursue new market opportunities, and to strengthen organizations that support women entrepreneurs.

Regional Development Agencies ($22,938,656)

This funding will be used to implement the new Growth through Regional Innovation Program, to improve business productivity and help develop regional clusters for innovation in Southern Ontario.

29,097,747
Immigration and Refugee Board

Addressing Irregular Migration

This funding will support security operations at the Canada-U.S. border, enhance the government’s capacity to process asylum claims, and implement measures to deter irregular migration.

Operating funding will enhance the Board’s capacity to make asylum claim decisions and process appeals. The Immigration and Refugee Board is responsible for rendering decisions on all in-Canada asylum claims referred by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and the Canada Border Services Agency.

30,229,194
Library and Archives of Canada

A New Partnership between Library and Archives Canada and the Ottawa Public Library

Funding will be used to support the design and construction of a new joint facility that will house Library and Archives Canada and the Ottawa Public Library. Competitive processes will be conducted to select a designer and constructor for the facility, with completion of the project expected in 2024–25.

1,171,993
National Capital Commission

Revitalizing National Capital Commission Assets

This funding supports critical repairs and maintenance of fixed assets, including bridges, buildings, roads, parks and pathways.

13,240,741
National Research Council of Canada

National Research Council - Convert Sunsetting Funding into Permanent Funding

This funding will renew and regularize support for better long-term research planning and delivery.

52,378,832
National Research Council of Canada

National Research Council - Reducing Fees for SME’s and Universities and Colleges

This funding will offset reduced revenues due to lowering of fees paid by small and medium-sized businesses, colleges and universities to use the Council’s specialized facilities, equipment, and scientific and technical services.

10,813,667
National Research Council of Canada

National Research Council - Priority & Disruptive Programs ($29,579,584)

This funding will support the Collaborative Science, Technology and Innovation Program to build project teams made up of researchers from NRC, academia, businesses, and other government departments to encourage researchers to explore and generate research and technology.

Grant payments in the amount of $3,000,000 will allow external researchers to participate in the “Collaborative Science, Technology and Innovation” Program.

National Research Council - Ideation Fund ($5,915,916)

This funding will support the Collaborative Science, Technology and Innovation Program to aid researchers with testing and validating transformative ideas through competitive peer review, and pursuing exploratory research and outreach.

35,495,500
National Research Council of Canada

Industrial Research Assistance Program

Through the Industrial Research Assistance Program, this funding provides contributions and advisory services to Canadian firms so that they can develop, de-risk, and commercialize technologies. Upcoming changes to the program include an increased contribution limit for early-stage research initiatives and the establishment of an Investment Committee to review contributions over $3 million. This funding is expected to support over 140 additional projects each year.

98,833,750
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

Granting Councils

This funding will increase support to researchers in the granting council’s respective research fields through pre-existing grant programs.

Operating funding will be used to administer grant programming, to enhance the competition processes for awarding research grants, to increase stakeholder engagement and to modernize technology.

Grant payments in the amount of $43,388,191 will be administered through the Discovery grant program under the grant listed in the Estimates as “Grants and Scholarships”. Payments will be used to increase fundamental research and to modernize Canada’s research environment by investing more in early career researchers, and increasing the level of equity and diversity in Canada’s research community.

44,102,500
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

College and Community Innovation Program

This funding will expand collaboration between Canadian colleges and polytechnics and local small and medium-sized businesses to increase innovation at the community and/or regional levels.

Grant payments in the amount of $19,728,000 will be administered through the “College and Community Innovation Program” to colleges and polytechnics conducting applied research or facilitating the adoption of new technologies in collaboration with businesses.

20,000,000
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

Canada Research Chairs

Funding for the Canada Research Chairs Program will attract early-career and world-leading researchers, expand support for existing early-career researchers, and increase the number of researchers from under-represented groups.

Grant payments in the amount of $7,264,944 will be administered through the grant entitled “Grants and Scholarships” to Canadian post-secondary institutions. Funding will support research costs and salaries of chair positions.

7,264,944
Office of the Auditor General

The Office of the Auditor General

This funding will improve the Office’s financial audit capacity to respond to an increase in the volume and complexity of government operations and transactions. Operating funding will contribute to ensuring that the Office continues to meet service standards, provide accurate and timely audit information, and renew its self-managed IT systems.

6,999,000
Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs

Strengthening the Canadian Judiciary

This funding will support the Office in its mandate to safeguard the independence of the judiciary and to provide services to federally appointed judges, including the work of the Canadian Judicial Council in reviewing the conduct of federal judges.

3,000,000
Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying

Additional Funding for the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying

This funding will be used to relocate the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying and its staff to accommodations that meet Workplace 2.0 standards. Related activities include construction, specialized fit-up and IM/IT requirements, as well as the physical move of employees. The current lease will expire at the end of May 2019.

1,400,000
Office of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women

Supporting Community Women’s Organizations

This funding, including grants in the amount of $3,200,000, will support and expand the “Women’s Program” in order to improve organizational and sector capacity at the national, regional, and local levels for the purposes of advancing equality between men and women and furthering women’s participation in Canadian society.

4,709,531
Office of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women

A National Conversation on Gender Equality With Young Canadians ($1,768,379)

This funding will raise awareness of gender equality among targeted populations. Status of Women, in collaboration with the Privy Council Office’s Youth Secretariat and Indigenous peoples, will co-develop an approach with a selected group of young people in 2018–19 for implementation of resulting activities starting in 2019–20.

This funding will also advance gender equality through a Gender Based Analysis + Roundtable in 2018.

Engaging Men and Boys to Promote Gender Equality ($775,460)

This funding will raise awareness of gender equality among targeted populations. Status of Women will lead a series of activities to inform the scope and focus of a federal strategy on engaging men and boys to advance gender equality and inclusion, and identify areas where innovative solutions can address gaps in supports.

2,543,839
Office of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women

Taking Action to Prevent and Address Gender-based Violence, Harassment and Discrimination ($2,500,000)

Funding will support a variety of initiatives under the Strategy to Address Gender-Based Violence to better combat violence and harassment in the workplace and at home.

Contributions and grant payments in the amount of $1,950,000 will be administered through the “Gender-based Violence Funding Program”. Funding will address gaps in supports for survivors of gender-based violence by increasing the Program’s number of funded initiatives, responding to new issues, and achieving greater geographic representation.

Improving Support for Sexual Assault Crisis Centres on Campuses ($400,000)

Contributions and grant payments in the amount of $312,000 will be administered through the “Women’s Program”. Funding will develop a harmonized national approach with provinces and territories to address gender-based violence at post-secondary institutions and help remove the stigma from reporting or seeking support following sexual violence.

2,900,000
Office of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women

Evidence-Based Policy

This funding will support the whole-of-government implementation of the Gender Equality Results Framework. The Framework is a tool designed to guide and measure Canada’s performance in achieving greater gender equality. It will improve the availability of gender-disaggregated data and support evidence-based policy.

Funding will support new research and data collection projects in areas such as employment challenges for visible minorities and newcomer women. Operating and personnel funding will increase the Office of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women’s capacity to conduct research and data collection, and improve Gender-based Analysis Plus, policy advice and decision making across the federal government. It will also allow for increased interdepartmental coordination, and monitoring and reporting of gender equality objectives.

549,786
Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada

Support for the Correctional Service of Canada and the Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada

This funding will support and enhance capacity to undertake investigations in federal correctional facilities, including more in-depth analysis of cases involving Indigenous peoples.

527,582
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

Upholding the Integrity of Canada’s Elections

Personnel funding will increase the number of indeterminate positions at the Office. Reducing reliance on temporary staffing will help stabilize the Office’s workforce, and better support compliance and enforcement activities under the Canada Elections Act.

571,278
Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada

Enhancing Canadians’ Access to Justice

This funding will be used to conduct efficient, fair and confidential investigations on complaints derived from access to information requests, and to help reduce a steadily increasing backlog.

2,880,000
Parks Canada Agency

Protecting Canada’s Nature, Parks and Wild Spaces

This funding will support Canada’s biodiversity by protecting species at risk and their habitat.

Program funding for on-the-ground actions will maximize the chance of long-term success in recovering species at risk. It will support implementation activities for some of the Agency’s 21 existing site-based action plans; help advance recovery efforts for up to 120 species at risk such as bison and imperiled caribou herds; improve the ecological integrity of national parks; and establish new protected areas.

19,623,348
Privy Council Office

A New Process for Federal Election Leaders’ Debates

Funding will be used to provide internal support services to the newly established Leaders’ Debates Commission. Funding in support of the Commission will help ensure that federal leaders’ debates are more predictable and accessible for Canadians.

438,000
Public Health Agency of Canada

Supporting a Healthy Seniors Pilot Project in New Brunswick

A grant in the amount of $75,000,000 to the Province of New Brunswick will fund the “Healthy Seniors Pilot Project in New Brunswick” in order to help Canadians and governments better understand the gendered impacts of an aging population and improve the quality of life for Canadian seniors. The project will support the testing of innovative solutions over three years to better support seniors in their homes, communities and care facilities.

75,000,000
Public Health Agency of Canada

Addressing the Opioid Crisis

Funding will support various federal programs and initiatives to help reduce opioid-related harms and deaths across Canada.

Funding will support initiatives designed to improve access to public health data and analysis. Initiatives will include deploying public health officers to support epidemiologic data collection; studying the effects of the crisis on certain demographic groups, such as Indigenous populations; and researching how prescription opioids contribute to deaths compared to illegal opioids.

2,250,243
Public Health Agency of Canada

Supporting ParticipACTION

Contribution payments will support ParticipACTION’s “Let’s Get Moving” initiative to increase participation in daily physical activity among Canadians. Funding will be used deliver community events and public education campaigns, develop a new physical activity digital platform, collect and apply research, and collaborate with partner organizations.

5,000,000
Public Health Agency of Canada

Taking Action to Prevent and Address Gender-based Violence, Harassment and Discrimination

Funding will support a variety of initiatives under the Strategy to Address Gender-Based Violence to better combat violence and harassment in the workplace and at home.

Contribution payments will support community- and school-based intervention programs designed to promote healthy relationships and prevent maltreatment and teen dating violence. Funding will also support academic and professional organizations develop and provide training material for health professionals on gender-based violence.

2,320,471
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada

Supporting Canada’s Court System

Operating funding will reduce organizational risks by better supporting judiciary services and maintenance of the Supreme Court. This includes building accommodations and maintenance, courtroom audio-visual and information technology systems, a library collection, and additional staff for legal, communications and outreach operations.

1,785,430
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Addressing Irregular Migration

This funding will support security operations at the Canada-U.S. border, enhance the government’s capacity to process asylum claims, and implement measures to deter irregular migration.

Operating funding will enhance the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s capacity to intercept irregular border crossings and to assess asylum claims.

8,721,781
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Addressing “Unfounded” Cases of Sexual Assault and Better Supporting Victims ($1,535,983)

In 2017, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police undertook a comprehensive review of files where sexual assault complaints were coded as “unfounded”. Increased operating funding will support additional investigations that have been launched as a result of this review process.

Specific funded activities will include expanding the review of “unfounded” cases, developing sexual assault training to improve officers’ investigative abilities, and establishing national oversight for Sexual Assault Investigations Review Committees.

Taking Action to Prevent and Address Gender-based Violence, Harassment and Discrimination ($1,397,060)

Funding will support a variety of initiatives under Canada’s Strategy to Address Gender-Based Violence to better combat violence and harassment in the workplace and at home.

Operating funding for the National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre will increase the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s capacity to combat online sexual exploitation of children. Funding will increase capacity to pursue domestic and international investigations, conduct operational research, remove victims from abusive situations, and bring offenders to justice.

2,933,043
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Supporting Those That Keep Our Communities Safe

Funding will support research and treatments for post-traumatic stress injuries among public safety officers.

Funding will support the costs of administering healthcare benefits and disability awards for Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers. This incremental funding will help ensure that Royal Canadian Mounted Police members receive timely treatment and coverage for their mental health needs.

2,088,559
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Supporting RCMP Frontline Operations

Funding will be used to reinforce existing Royal Canadian Mounted Police policing operations, and support the recruitment and training of new cadets. These funds will support the Royal Canadian Mounted Police fulfill its core responsibilities, and respond to new and emerging threats in its operational environment.

80,000,000
Shared Services Canada

Enabling Digital Services to Canadians: The Information Technology Refresh Program

Operating and capital funding through the new Information Technology Refresh Program will be used to modernize the government’s aging IT infrastructure assets, improve IT infrastructure services, and enhance Canada’s cyber security position.

123,166,756
Shared Services Canada

Enabling Digital Services to Canadians: Service Integrity – Staffing and Professional Services

Operating funding will be used for hiring additional staff to improve service delivery to partner departments and strengthen internal services. This includes additional staffing for procurement, financial oversight, and reducing the backlog of departmental service requests.

57,184,259
Shared Services Canada

2021 Census of Population and Census of Agriculture

Statistics Canada is mandated to conduct a Census of Population and Census of Agriculture once every five years to support evidence-based decision making. This funding will allow Statistics Canada and Shared Services Canada to conduct key planning activities, and fulfill information technology requirements for the 2021 Census of Population and Census of Agriculture.

Operating and capital funding will be used to plan, design, develop and test the information systems processes and content for implementation of the short-form of the 2021 Census of Population.

4,221,134
Shared Services Canada

Enabling Digital Services to Canadians: Cyber Security Initiatives

Operating and capital funding will be used to initiate multiple cyber security projects and launch a study on how to improve the cyber security posture of small departments. These investments will enhance Canada’s IT infrastructure and enable Shared Services Canada to proactively address cyber security threats.

3,965,167
Shared Services Canada

Protecting Temporary Foreign Workers

Funding will support workplace inspections and employer compliance efforts under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and the International Mobility Program to ensure that the rights of temporary foreign workers in Canada are protected.

Funding will be used to provide computing capacity and storage in support of administering the Program’s compliance regime and expanding activities under the Open Work Permit fee.

341,413
Shared Services Canada

Enabling Digital Services to Canadians: Maintenance Contracts and IT Asset Baselining

Funding will be used to conduct an inventory of departmental information technology assets, and to enter maintenance and support service contracts. The completion of an asset inventory will inform an information technology recapitalization strategy and reduce operational risks. Supplementary funding for maintenance contracts will be used to provide continued access to technical support, software patches, security updates, and hardware replacement services for mission-critical legacy infrastructure.

20,892,999
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Indigenous Data and Research Capability

This funding will be used to develop a plan with Indigenous communities to design and implement a new program that includes more Indigenous peoples in academic research, in order to help advance the understanding of reconciliation as outlined in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report.

Grant payments in the amount of $2,500,000 for the “Strengthening Indigenous Data and Research Capability” program will provide funding to Indigenous organizations to conduct regionally-tailored consultations and provide related advice.

3,580,353
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Granting Councils

This funding will increase support to researchers in the granting council’s respective research fields through pre-existing grant programs.

Operating funding will be used to administer grant programming, to enhance the competition processes for awarding research grants, to increase stakeholder engagement and to modernize technology.

Grants in the amount of $26,274,734 will be administered through the Insight Research, Research Partnerships, and Research Training and Talent Development component of the “Grants and Scholarships” program. Payments will be used to increase investigator-led research in the social sciences and humanities and to modernize Canada’s research environment by investing more in early career researchers and increasing the level of equity and diversity in Canada’s research community.

26,795,000
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Canada Research Chairs

Funding for the Canada Research Chairs Program will attract early-career and world-leading researchers, expand support for existing early-career researchers, and increase the number of researchers from under-represented groups.

Operating funding will be used to administer the Canada Research Chairs Program through the Tri-Agency Institutional Program Secretariat on behalf of the three granting councils.

Grant payments in the amount of $3,262,061 will be administered through the grant entitled “Grants and Scholarships” to Canadian post-secondary institutions. Funding will support research costs and salaries of chair positions.

4,334,000
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Research Support Fund

This supplemental funding for the Research Support Fund will be used for indirect costs of academic research at universities such as patent applications, administrative support for researchers as well as maintenance and renovation of research facilities, and equipment.

Grant payments in the amount of $28,750,000 will be distributed through the “Research Support Fund” to research-intensive Canadian universities.

28,750,000
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

New Tri-Council Fund

Funding will be used to establish and operate the Tri-Council Fund. This new fund will be used for international, interdisciplinary and high-risk research initiatives. The Fund will be administered by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council on behalf of the three granting councils.

Operating funding will be used by the Tri-Agency Institutional Programs Secretariat to support design, delivery and administration of the new Tri-Council Fund.

Grant payments in the amount of $18,994,690 will be distributed through the “Tri-Agency Fund” through three streams. Stream 1 will support exploratory and higher-risk projects, Stream 2 will fund larger-scale projects, and Stream 3 will provide dedicated funding for international research collaborations.

20,541,440
Standards Council of Canada

Ensuring Security and Prosperity in the Digital Age

This funding will be used to design and implement a cyber assessment and certification program, as part of the National Cyber Security Strategy, to raise the cybersecurity baseline among Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises, better position these enterprises to compete domestically and globally, and to promote consumer confidence in the digital economy.

Operating funding will be used to develop and manage the national security standards of the Program’s certification process, as well as to accredit and oversee certification bodies.

131,000
Statistics Canada

2021 Census of Population and Census of Agriculture: Census of Population

Statistics Canada is mandated to conduct a Census of Population and Census of Agriculture once every five years to support evidence-based decision making. This funding will allow Statistics Canada and Shared Services Canada to conduct key planning activities, and fulfill information technology requirements for the 2021 Census of Population and Census of Agriculture.

Operating funding will be used to develop the short form of the 2021 Census of Population. Planning activities include consultations with stakeholders on Census content, and conducting interviews to assess potential changes to Census questions.

36,363,664
Statistics Canada

Addressing the Opioid Crisis

Funding will support various federal programs and initiatives to help reduce opioid-related harms and deaths across Canada.

Funding will be used to restructure the Canadian Coroner and Medical Examiner Database into a single standardized repository of death reports in Canada. This will improve the quality and comparability of data on opioid use across jurisdictions in Canada and help inform future interventions.

467,885
Statistics Canada

2021 Census of Population and Census of Agriculture: Census of Agriculture

Statistics Canada is mandated to conduct a Census of Population and Census of Agriculture once every five years to support evidence-based decision making. This funding will allow Statistics Canada and Shared Services Canada to conduct key planning activities, and fulfill information technology requirements for the 2021 Census of Population and Census of Agriculture.

Operating funding will be used to design and develop the 2021 Census of Agriculture. Specific activities include developing questionnaires, recruiting interviewers, updating data collection systems, and financing activities such as the Census Helpline.

3,885,728
Statistics Canada

Implementing the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

Funding will be used for monitoring and reporting activities in support of Canada’s implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. This will include reporting on the United Nations global indicators and targets, as well as tracking Canada’s progress in achieving the Goals online through the Sustainable Development Data Hub.

476,836
Statistics Canada

Renewing and Modernizing Statistics Canada

Operating funding will be used to modernize statistics programs to address data gaps surrounding international trade in digital services and foreign investment. Objectives include ensuring that statistical programs are compatible with a modern, global economy and improving the quality of leading macroeconomic measurements such as gross domestic product and the balance of international payments.

2,111,861
Statistics Canada

Placing Evidence at the Centre of Program Evaluation and Design

Funding will be used to identify best practices in business innovation programming and ensure that federal funding is targeting high-potential firms. Performance evaluation data will focus on firm-level results, such as revenue growth, productivity performance and export intensity.

Funding will be used to collect data and produce statistical reports that better link federal investments in business innovation to firm-level indicators. This data will support performance evaluations of innovation-related programs.

776,404
The Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc.

Protecting the Integrity of Transportation Infrastructure in Montreal

Operating and capital funding will support the ongoing operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of federally-owned bridges and other transportation infrastructure in the Montreal area. Regular maintenance, inspections and repairs will help ensure the continued safety of these structures.

90,557,000
Treasury Board Secretariat

Service Income Security Insurance Plan and other Public Service Employee Benefits

This funding will cover the employer’s share of non-discretionary costs for benefit and insurance plans. This funding will also be used to pay the employer’s share of premiums for the Canadian Armed Forces long-term disability plan, provided by the Service Income Security Insurance Plan.

554,014,000
Treasury Board Secretariat

Stabilizing and Future Transformation of the Federal Government’s Pay Administration (Phoenix)

This funding will support a stabilization plan to address issues in pay administration.

This funding will establish a temporary team of 25 full-time equivalents to undertake initial planning for a new federal government pay system. This team will focus on developing a recommended approach to define and implement a new pay system. They will explore options to streamline pay rules, business models best suited to delivering pay, and information technology platforms.

6,991,848
Treasury Board Secretariat

Modernizing Canada’s Regulatory Framework: Federal Leadership on Internal Trade

This funding will support federal leadership at the Canadian Free Trade Agreement Regulatory Reconciliation and Cooperation Table in order to pursue a regulatory reform agenda focused on supporting innovation and business investment to make the Canadian regulatory system more agile, transparent and responsive. The Treasury Board Secretariat will work with provinces and territories to address regulatory barriers to trade, investment and labour mobility through harmonization and joint regulatory development.

945,373
Treasury Board Secretariat

Placing Evidence at the Centre of Program Evaluation and Design

Funding will be used to identify best practices in business innovation programming and ensure that federal funding is targeting high-potential firms. Performance evaluation data will focus on firm-level results, such as revenue growth, productivity performance and export intensity.

Funding will be used to establish a central performance evaluation team. This team will analyze performance data, develop new performance measures, and help inform future program design and delivery.

1,016,192
Treasury Board Secretariat

Modernizing Canada’s Regulatory Framework: Regulatory Reviews ($1,990,763)

Funding will be used to conduct targeted regulatory reviews, facilitate stakeholder consultations, and undertake research to modernize Canada’s regulatory framework and facilitate greater innovation and business investment. Initial reviews under this three-year initiative will focus on high-growth sectors, including agri-food and aquaculture, health- and bio-sciences, and transportation and infrastructure.

Horizontal Skills Review ($634,940)

Funding will support a horizontal review of skill development programs receiving funding from the federal government. The review will assess the coherence of the federal skills development framework, and the degree to which programming supports an inclusive workforce that can adapt to current and future labour market demands.

2,625,703
Total approved allocations 4,342,022,849
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