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Section III Supplementary Information

3.1 Financial Highlights

Condensed Statement of Financial Position for the year ended March 31 % Change 200809 200910
Assets 69% 159,318,798 268,825,486
Liabilities 70% 143,571,401 243,384,631
Equity 62%  (15,747,397)  (25,440,855)
Total 69% 159,318,798 268,825,486


Condensed Statement of Financial Operations for the year ended March 31 % Change 200809 200910 2009-10
Expenses 58% 602,978,580 950,175,886 690,481,000
Revenues 5% 283,746 297,548 540,000
Net Cost of Operations 58% 602,694,834 949,878,338 689,941,000

Note: The condensed statement of financial position has been adjusted due to the Agency's adoption of Treasury Board accounting standard TBAS 1.2.

Total assets were $268.8 M, an increase of 69% ($109.5M) over the previous year's total of $159.3M. Due from Consolidated Revenue Fund represented $187.5M (70%); accounts receivable and advances represented $3.5M (1%); and tangible capital assets represented $77.8M (29%) of total assets. Assets by Type

Liability by Type

Total liabilities were $243.4M, an increase of 70% ($99.8M) over the previous year's total of $143.6M. Accounts payable and accrued liabilities represented $188.0M (77%); vacation pay and compensatory leave represented $10.9M (5%); employee severance benefits represented $41.6M (17%); and other liabilities represented $2.9M (1%) of total liabilities.
Total expenses for the Agency were $950.2M. The Agency spent $182.6M (19%) on Health Promotion; $48.6M (5%) on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control; $531.2M (56%) on Infectious Disease Prevention and Control; $39.7M (4%) on Emergency Preparedness and Response; $36.5M (4%) on Strengthen Public Health Capacity and $111.6M (12%) on Internal Services. Expenses - Where Funds Go

Revenue - Where Funds Come From

The Agency receives most of its funding through annual Parliamentary appropriations although some revenue is generated from program activities. All cash received by the Agency is deposited to the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) and all cash disbursements made by the Agency are paid from the CRF. The Agency's total revenue was $297,500 of which $53,900 is respendable.

Financial Statements

The Agency's 2009-10 Financial Statements are available online at link

3.2 List of Tables

The following tables are located on the Treasury Board Secretariat Web site at link

  • Sources of Respendable and Non-Respendable Revenue
  • User Fees Reporting
  • Details on Transfer Payment Programs (TPPs)
  • Horizontal Initiatives
  • Green Procurement
  • Response to Parliamentary Committees and External Audits
  • Internal Audits and Evaluations


1 World Health Organization. Healthy life expectancy (HALE) at birth (years) Available from: link [Accessed May 20, 2010.]

2 Statistics Canada. CANSIM Table 102-0121 and Catalogue no. 82-221-X.

3 World Health Organization. World Health Statistics 2010, Table 1. link

4 World Health Organization. The World Health Report 2004, Annex Table 4. link

5 Statistics Canada. 37b-HLT: health adjusted life expectancy (HALE) by income. In: Comparable health indicatorsCanada, provinces and territories. Ottawa: Statistics Canada; 2001. Catalogue 82-401-XIE. Available from: link

6 A public health surveillance system under development and funded by Canada Health Infoway.

7 1500 mg/day is considered adequate for good health in adults. The tolerable upper intake level is 2300 mg/day.

8 This number is consistent with previous years. Healthy Living Fund participants increased from 104,300 in the first six months of 2007-08 to 137,084 in 2009-10.

9 This number is exclusive of 123 projects in Quebec that do not complete participant surveys.

10 Aboriginal Head Start Association of British Columbia (AHSABC). Our Food, Our StoriesCelebrating Our Gifts from the Creator. 2009. Copies of this book are available from AHSABC at 250-858-4543 or link

11 Investing in Prevention The Economic Perspective Key Findings from a Survey of the Recent Evidence, link

12 Audit of Health Promotion Programs, Public Health Agency of Canada Internal Audit. link

13 Youth Engagement and Health Outcomes: Is there a Link?, link

14 Public Health Agency of Canada. Report from the National Diabetes Surveillance System: Diabetes in Canada, 2009, p. 2. Available online. [Accessed June 7, 2010.]

15 Public Health Agency of Canada. link Cancer Incidence over Time All Cancer Sites including In Situ for Bladder, Both Sexes Combined, All Ages, Canada, 1992-2006. Cancer Surveillance On-Line. [Accessed May 12, 2010.]

16 Health Canada. link Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey (CTUMS), Smoking Prevalence 1999-2009: Annual, 2008. Health Concerns, Tobacco, Tobacco Use Statistics. [Accessed August 4, 2010.]

17 The self-reported prevalence of obesity (18% in 2009) obesity is known to be an underestimate of obesity rates. Correcting for this bias, the prevalence of obesity in 2009 is approximately 24 percent.

18 Public Health Agency of Canada. Chronic Disease Official Statistics Pilot. Health Status Indicators - Risk Factor Prevalences Internal Database. Surveillance Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control. [Accessed August 4, 2010.]

19 1500 mg/day is considered adequate for good health in adults. The tolerable upper intake level is 2300 mg/day. link

20 Chung M, Balk EM, Brendel M, Ip S, Lau J, Lee J, et al. Vitamin D and Calcium: A Systematic Review of Health Outcomes. Evidence Report No. 183 (Prepared by the Tufts Evidence-based Practice Centre under Contract No. HHSA 290-2007-10055-I) AHRQ Publication No. 09-E015. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2009.

21 NCDnet is a platform for collaboration among WHO member states and other international partners committed to the fight against chronic diseases.

22 Public Health Agency of Canada. Evaluation of the Canadian Diabetes Strategy Final Report. Rick Wilson Consulting Inc., 2004: 5. While reference is made to evaluation findings in 2004, there is continued need to ensure these lessons are incorporated into current practices within PHAC for examining the impacts of community-based programming.

23 Public Health Agency of Canada. Integrated Strategy on Healthy Living and Chronic Disease: Formative Evaluation of Diabetes Community-Based Programming Evaluation Report. JLS Management Consulting Inc. Public Health Agency of Canada, Chronic Disease Prevention Division. 2009: 36.

24 So much sharing: Evaluation of the capacity building component of the Canadian Breast Cancer Initiative, Final Evaluation Report, March 8, 2008.

25 It is important to note that having an increase in reported rates/incidence can also be an indication of improved surveillance, heightened awareness, etc.

26 Source: link

27 Source: link
1) Brief Report Hepatitis B Infection in Canada; and
2) Epidemiology of Acute Hepatitis C Infection in Canada.

28 link

29 Preliminary results from the CNISP (2009) and Gravel D,Taylor B, Ofner M, Johnston L, Loeb M, Roth VR, et al.Point prevalence survey for healthcare-associated infections within Canadian adult acute-care hospital, Journal of Hospital Infection. 2007; 66: 243-248.

30 Source: PHAC pH1N1 Infection Control Research Plan (Feb. 2, 2010), presented to the pH1N1 Infection Control Research WG on Feb. 4, 2010.

31 Preparedness and capacity to respond to chemical, biological, and radio nuclear threats (CBRN), and the Agency's support to F/P/T/international/NGO partners to enhance skills and capacity, and to strengthen information sharing, communication, clarity of roles and responsibilities, and collaborative preparedness and response to public health emergencies.

32 A high-level weekly overview of public health activities affecting Canadians, emerging trends and available resources.

33 The Agency's 2009-10 RPP does not include performance indicators for the Internal Services program activity. The performance indicators included above were published in the 2010-11 RPP and reported on as best possible in this 2009-10 DPR.

34 Information Commissioner of Canada. Maximizing Compliance for Greater Transparencylink [Accessed June 11, 2010.]

35 The RPP 2010-11 commitment is to increase or maintain workforce availability estimates based on April 1, 2009 baseline numbers. The percentage growth targets are still under development.