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Section III - Supplementary Information

Financial Highlights

($ thousands)
Condensed Statement of Financial Position
At end of Fiscal Year (March 31, 2010)
2008-09 2009-10
Assets -17% 636,410 530,507
Total Assets -17% 636,410 530,507
Total -17% $636,410 $530,507
Liabilities 33% 969,750 1,256,282
Total Liabilities 33% 969,750 1,256,282
Equity 127% -333,340 -725,775
Total Equity 127% -333,340 -725,775
Total -17% $636,410 $530,507

($ thousands)
Condensed Statement of Operations
At end of Fiscal Year (March 31, 2010)
2008-09 2009-10
Expenses 20% 3,607,649 4,306,900
Total Expenses 20% 3,607,649 4,306,900
Revenues 0% 84,839 84,969
Total Revenues 0% 84,839 84,969
Net Cost of Operations 20% $3,522,810 $4,221,931

Refer to the full Statement of Management Responsibility for further details

Assets by Type

Asset by Type Chart


Total assets were $530.5M at the end of 2009-10, a decrease of $105.9M over the previous year. The majority of the change was due to a decrease in Due From the Consolidated Revenue Fund account of $132.8M, offset by increases in Capital Assets $17.8M, Accounts Receivable and Advances $5.3M and Prepaid Expenses $3.8M

Liabilities by Type

Liabilities by Type Chart


Total liabilities were $1,256.3M at the end of 2009-10, an increase of $286.5M over the previous year. $432.8M of the net increase in liability is a result of $500.0M provided for Canada Health Infoway Inc. from Budget 2009 less a payment of $67.2M from the liability to the same organization for Budget 2007. This increase was partially offset by net reductions to employee severance benefits and accounts payable and accrued liabilities.

Expenses by Strategic Outcome

Expenses by Strategic Outcome Chart


The department's total expenses were $4.3B in 2009-10, an increase of $699.3M over 2008-09. This was due mainly to increases in Transfer Payments ($653.2M), Salaries and Wages ($21.5M) and travel for non-insured health patients ($15.5M).

Revenues by Strategic Outcome

Revenues by Strategic Outcome Chart


Health Canada receives most of its funding through annual Parliamentary appropriations. The department uses the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) which is administered by the Receiver General for Canada. All cash received is deposited to the CRF and all cash disbursements are paid from the CRF. Health Canada does however generate revenue from program activities that support the above-noted Strategic Outcomes. The department's total revenue was $85.0M in 2009-10, an increase of $130.0K over 2008-09.

Financial Statements

2009-2010 Statement of Management Responsibility

Supplementary Information Tables

All electronic supplementary information tables for the 2009-2010 Departmental Performance Report can be found on the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat's website at:

  • Details on Transfer Payment Programs (TPPs)
  • Green Procurement
  • Horizontal Initiatives
  • Internal Audits and Evaluations
  • Response to Parliamentary Committees and External Audits
  • Sources of Respendable and Non-Respendable Revenue
  • Status Report on Major Crown/Transformational Projects
  • Up-Front Multi-Year Funding
  • User Fees Reporting

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