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Section III: Supplementary Information

3.1 Financial Highlights

The financial highlights presented within this DPR are intended to serve as a general overview of the Commission’s financial position and operations. The Commission's financial statements can be found at:


Condensed Statement of Financial Position
At End of Year (March 31, 2010)
($ thousands) percent change 2010 2009
Financial Assets -21 99 125
Non-Financial Assets 14 1,210 1,060
Total Assets 10 1,309 1,185
Liabilities -4 6,683 6,931
Equity of Canada -6 (5,374) (5,746)
Total Liabilities and Equity of Canada 10 1,309 1,185

Total assets were $1.3 million at the end of 2009-10, an increase $0.1 million (10 percent) over the previous year's total assets of $1.2 million. Tangible capital assets (i.e. Informatics software & hardware) comprised of 90 percent of total assets at $1.2 million.

Total liabilities were $6.7 million at the end of 2009-10, a decrease of $0.2 million (4 percent) over the previous year's total liabilities of $6.9 million. These liabilities represent employee severance benefits ($3.6 million), accounts payable ($2.2 million) and vacation pay & compensatory benefits ($0.9 million).


Condensed Statement of Financial Operations
At End of Year (March 31, 2010)
($ thousands) percent change 2010 2009
Total Expenses -1 26,005 26,343
Total Revenues -94 1 16
Net Cost of Operations -1 26,004 26,327

Total expenses for the Commission were $26.0 million in 2009-10. The majority of funds, $9.9 million or 38 percent, were spent in the Human Rights Dispute Resolution Program; while the remaining balance of funds were spent in the Discrimination Prevention Program ($5.3 million or 20 percent), in the Human Rights Knowledge Development Program ($3.8 million or 15 percent) and in Internal services ($7.0 million or 27 percent).

Financial Statements

The Commission’s Financial Statements for the reporting period can be viewed on the Commission’s website at:

3.2 List of Supplementary Information Tables

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

  • User Fees
  • Green Procurement