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Section VI:  Additional Information

Appendix A – Recognizing Individuals and Team Achievements

Defence is committed to its employees and recognizes the tremendous efforts made by individuals and teams in the accomplishment of their goals and their courage and commitment in the line of duty. A listing of recipients of Honours, Awards and External Awards can be found at:

Appendix B – List of Key Partners and Stakeholders

The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces collaborate with many partners in Canada and abroad that help support the Defence mission.  The broad scope of the Defence mandate is reflected in the complexity and diversity of it is partners and stakeholders.  To view the comprehensive list of Defence partners and stakeholders, visit:

Appendix C – Legislation and Regulations Administered

The Minister of National Defence is responsible to Parliament for many statutes, and is assigned relevant responsibilities in the administration of many laws and regulations.  The comprehensive list is available at:

Appendix D – Contact Information

Plans and Priorities and Departmental Performance Information

Lieutenant-General W.J. Natynczyk,
Vice Chief of the Defence Staff
National Defence Headquarters
101 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0K2

Telephone: (613) 992-6052

Facsimile: (613) 992-3945

Financial Information

Rear-Admiral B.M. Weadon,
Assistant Deputy Minister
(Finance and Corporate Services)
National Defence Headquarters
101 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0K2

Telephone: (613) 992-5669

Facsimile: (613) 992-9693

General Inquiries

Ms Jose Touchette

Assistant Deputy Minister (Public Affairs)
National Defence Headquarters
101 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0K2

Telephone: (613) 996-0562

Facsimile: (613) 995-2610

Email: information

Internet sites on the World Wide Web

Department of National Defence

Office of the Judge Advocate General

Office of the Ombudsman for National Defence and the Canadian Forces

National Search and Rescue Secretariat

Defence Research & Development Canada

Communications Security Establishment

Defence Planning and Management

Appendix E - List of Acronyms

ACP-S Airlift Capability Project - Strategic
ACP-T Airlift Capability Project - Tactical
ADR Alternative Dispute Resolution
ANA Afghan National Army
AU African Union
C2 Command and Control
C4ISR Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
CANOSCOM Canadian Operational Support Command
CANSOFCOM Canadian Special Operations Forces Command
CAS Chief Air Staff
CBP Capability-Based Planning
CBRN Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear
CBRNE Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Explosive
CDA Canadian Defence Academy
CDI Chief of Defence Intelligence
CDLS Canadian Defence Liaison Staff
CDS Chief of the Defence Staff
CEFCOM Canadian Expeditionary Forces Command
CEOTP Continuing Education Officer Training Plan
CF Canadian Forces
CFAWC Canadian Forces Aerospace Warfare Centre
CFB Canadian Forces Base
CFGA Canadian Forces Grievance Authority
CFGB Canadian Forces Grievance Board
CFHIS Canadian Forces Health Information System
CFLC Canadian Forces Liaison Council
CFRG Canadian Forces Recruiting Group
CFSATE Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering
CFSS Canadian Forces Supply System
CFSTG Canadian Forces Support and Training Group
CIC Cadet Instructors Cadre
CIDA Canadian International Development Agency
CIMIC Civil Military Co-Operation
CLS Chief Land Staff
CMP Chief Military Personnel
CMS Chief Maritime Staff
CMTC Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre
CONPLAN NORAD Contingency Plan
COSPAS-SARSAT Cosmicheskaya Sistyema Poiska Avariynich Sudov - Search and Rescue Satellite-Aided Tracking
CPSA Cyber Protection Supply Arrangement
CRTI Canadian Research and Technology Initiative
CRS Chief Review Services
CS Computer Systems Administration
CSE Communications Security Establishment
CSIS Canadian Security Intelligence Service
CTTC Counter-Terrorism Technology Centre
CWO Chief Warrant Officer
DAIP Director Access to Information and Privacy
DART Disaster Assistance Response Team
DFAIT Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
DFO Department of Fisheries and Oceans
DIEADS Defence IE Application Development and Support
DHRIM Director Human Resources Information Management
DLN Defence Learning Network
DMASc Diploma of Military Arts and Sciences
DMC Defence Management Committee
DND Department of National Defence
DOCC Defence Oversight Committee on Contracting
DOTEN Directorate of Operational Training and Educational Needs
DPALC Defence Public Affairs Learning Centre
DPR Departmental Performance Report
DRDC Defence Research and Development Canada
DSFC Director Strategic Finance and Costing
DWAN Defence-Wide Area Network
EN Engineering and Land Survey
ERC Expenditure Review Committee
EPR Enterprise Resource Planning
ESA Essential Services Agreement
EX Executive Group
FAA Financial Administration Act
FDS Financial Decision Support
Fin CS Finance and Corporate Services
FMAS Financial Managerial Accounting System
FTE Full Time Equivalent
FY Fiscal Year
GL General Labour and Trades Group
HMCS Her Majesty's Canadian Ship
HR Human Resources
HRMS Human Resources Management System
HUMINT Human Intelligence
ICSAR Interdepartmental Committee on Search and Rescue
IED Improvised Explosive Device
IM Information Management
IMRS Integrated Managed Readiness System
ISAF International Security Assistance Force
ISOM Integrated Signals Intelligence Operational Model
IT Information Technology
IT&E Individual Training and Education
ITAR International Traffic in Arms Regulations
ITEE Integrated Tactical Effects Experiment
JAG Judge Advocate General
JCR Junior Cadet Rangers
JIIFC Joint Information and Intelligence Fusion Capability
JNBCD Coy Joint Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defence Company
JRCC Joint Rescue Coordination Centre
JSS Joint Support Ship
JTF Afg Joint Task Force Afghanistan
LAVW Light Armoured Vehicle, Wheeled
LCC Learning and Career Centre
LF ISTAR Land Force Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance Omnibus Project
LFC Land Force Command
LMA Labour Market Availability
LPD Leadership Professional Development
MA&S Materiel Acquisition and Support
MAF Management Accountability Framework
MASIS Materiel Acquisition and Support Information Management System
MANPADS Man-Portable Air Defence System
MDEA Master Data Exchange Agreement
MILPERSCOM Military Personnel Command
MLVW Medium Logistics Vehicle Wheeled
MOSART Military Occupational Structure Analysis Redesign and Tailoring Project
MP Member of Parliament
MRRS Management, Resources and Results Structure
MSVS Medium Support Vehicle System
MTAP Military Training and Assistance Program
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NFTC NATO Flying Training Program in Canada
NORAD North American Aerospace Defence Command
NSS National Search and Rescue Secretariat
OAG Office of the Auditor General
OLA Official Languages Act
OMB Office of the Ombudsman
OPI Office of Primary Interest
OS Engr Gp Operational Support Engineering Group
OSCE Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe
PA Public Affairs
PAA Program Activity Architecture
PAO Public Affairs Officer
PARRA Production, Attrition, Recruiting, Retention and Analysis
PAT Personnel Awaiting Training
PC Privy Council
PCMAF People Component Management Accountability Framework
PCO Privy Council Office
PG Purchasing and Supply
PMF Performance Management Framework
PRETC Post Recruit Training and Education Centre
PRL Primary Reserve List
PSAT Public Security and Anti-Terrorism
PSC Public Service Commission
PSEA Public Service Employment Act
PSES Public Service Employee Survey
PSI Proliferation Security Initiative
PSST Public Service Staffing Tribunal
PSTP Public Security Technical Program
PSYOPS Psychological Operations
R&S Readiness and Sustainment
RFID Radio Frequency Identification
RJTF Regional Joint Task Forces
RCAF Royal Canadian Air Force
RCMP Royal Canadian Mounted Police
RPSR Revised Pay System for the Reserves
RTO NATO Research and Technology Organization
SAMM Strategic Asset Management Model
SAR Search and Rescue
SAR NIF Search and Rescue New Initiatives Fund Exercise
SAREX Search and Rescue Exercise
SARSUMS Search and Rescue Summaries
SCF Standing Contingency Force
SCOPA Standing Committee on Public Accounts
SIGINT Signals Intelligence
SNMG Standing NATO Maritime Group
SO Ships' Officers
SR Ship Repair
SWE Salary Wage Envelope
TBS Treasury Board Secretariat
TTCP The Technical Cooperation Program
TRDP Technology Research and Development Projects
UN United Nations
US United States
USAF United States Air Force
USNORTHCOM United States Northern Command
USS United States Ship
UXO Unexploded Explosive Ordnance

[1] The Department of National Defence (DND), the Canadian Forces (CF) and the organizations and agencies that make up the full Defence portfolio are collectively referred to as Defence.

[2] National Defence Act, Article 18(1)

[3] Refers to Assistant Deputy Ministers and Environmental Chiefs of Staff

[4] Year end figure based on SARSUMS reports for December 31, 2006

[5]Year end figures based on SARSUMS reports for December 31, 2006

[6] Controls-reliant audit is one that accepts the results because the system and manual controls have been audited and the results have been confirmed as good, as opposed to a substantive audit where the auditor verifies transactions and processes before accepting the results/information provided to them.