2016-17 Year-end Allocations from Treasury Board Central Votes

Vote 5: Government Contingencies

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 Finance

Funding for a payment related to a deduction from Quebec’s Canada Health Transfer in anticipation of the elimination of extra-billing and user charges resulting from measures introduced by Quebec in January 2017

This allocation allows the Department of Finance to make the payment in 2016-17 despite the proximity to year-end and the lack of opportunity to seek funding in a supply period.

9,907,229
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Funding for one time payments to the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta to support emergency response efforts associated with the opioid crises in these provinces

This allocation supports response, containment and mitigation activities such as increased access to naloxone kits to treat overdoses; overdose prevention sites; equipping first responders; public awareness; research, monitoring, surveillance; and harm reduction activities.

16,000,000
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Funding for out-of-court settlements

This allocation enables the department to make timely payments related to this legal obligation.

21,250,000
Department of Employment and Social Development

Funding for salary overpayments as a result of issues with the government pay system

This allocation allows the Department of Employment and Social Development to respond to short-term cash management issues related to the government pay system. This allocation is permanent and anticipated to be repaid to the Consolidated Revenue Fund upon settlement of pay issues.

67,200,000
Total approved allocations 114,357,229

Vote 10: Government-wide Initiatives

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 Vote Amount (dollars)
Department of Employment and Social Development 1 2,500,000
Total approved allocations 2,500,000

Vote 15: Compensation Adjustments

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 (C), 2016-17.

No allocations have been made from TB Vote 15.

Vote 25: Operating Budget Carry Forward

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

No allocations have been made from TB Vote 25.

Vote 30: Paylist Requirements

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 3. Vote 30: Paylist Requirements
Organization Vote Amount (dollars)
Canada Border Services Agency 1 9,014,243
Canada Revenue Agency 1 38,483,228
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety 1 96,896
Canadian Dairy Commission 1 183,577
Canadian Food Inspection Agency 1 4,018,827
Canadian Museum of Nature 1 266,312
Communications Security Establishment 1 4,531,226
Correctional Service of Canada 1 11,549,544
Department of Employment and Social Development 1 3,217,662
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development 1 5,708,701
Department of Health 1 7,000,000
Department of Veterans Affairs 1 8,446,113
National Capital Commission 1 496,145
National Film Board 1 378,339
National Museum of Science and Technology 1 255,498
Office of the Auditor General 1 2,752,583
Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada 1 24,578
Parks Canada Agency 1 4,052,186
Royal Canadian Mounted Police 1 18,127,297
Standards Council of Canada 1 241,380
Treasury Board Secretariat 1 1,387,191
Total approved allocations 120,231,526

Vote 33: Capital Budget Carry Forward

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 33.

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