FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE (FOREIGN AFFAIRS)

Department
Canadian International Development Agency
International Development Research Centre
International Joint Commission


Ministry Summary

    Previous   Allocation   Special          Total  
Vote (dollars)   Estimates   from TB Votes   Warrants   Appropriation  





 
 
  Department          
1   Operating expenditures, including the payment of          
  remuneration and other expenditures subject to the          
  approval of the Governor in Council in connection          
  with the assignment by the Canadian Government of          
  Canadians to the staffs of international organizations          
  and authority to make recoverable advances in          
  amounts not exceeding the amounts of the shares of          
  such organizations of such expenses; authority for the          
  appointment and fixing of salaries by the Governor in          
  Council of High Commissioners, Ambassadors,          
  Ministers Plenipotentiary, Consuls, Representatives          
  on International Commissions, the staff of such          
  officials and other persons to represent Canada in          
  another country; expenditures in respect of the          
  provision of office accommodation for the          
  International Civil Aviation Organization;          
  recoverable expenditures for assistance to and          
  repatriation of distressed Canadian citizens and          
  persons of Canadian domicile abroad, including their          
  dependants; cultural relations and academic exchange          
  programs with other countries; and, pursuant to          
  paragraph 29.1(2)( a ) of the Financial Administration          
  Act , authority to expend revenues received in a fiscal          
  year from, and to offset related expenditures incurred          
  in the fiscal year arising from the provision of          
  services related to: Canadian Education Centres;          
  training services provided by the Canadian Foreign          
  Service Institute; international telecommunication          
  services; departmental publications; shared services          
  provided to the Department of International Trade;          
  other services provided abroad to other government          
  departments, agencies, Crown corporations and other          
  non-federal organizations; specialized consular          
  services; and international youth employment          
  exchange programs .......................................................   990,882,000   . . . . .   5,367,631   996,249,631  
5   Capital expenditures......................................................   104,992,000   4,806,772   4,127,453   113,926,225  
10   Foreign Affairs and International Trade - The grants          
  listed in the Estimates, contributions, which may          
  include with respect to Canada's Global Partnership          
  Program (under the G8 Global Partnership ) cash          
  payments or the provision of goods, equipment and          
  services for the purpose of assistance to countries of          
  the former Soviet Union, and authority to pay          
  assessments in the amounts and in the currencies in          
  which they are levied, and authority to pay other          
  amounts specified in the currencies of the countries          
  indicated, notwithstanding that the total of such          
  payments may exceed the equivalent in Canadian          
  dollars, estimated as of October 2004 which is ............   642,872,579   3,696,000   . . . . .   646,568,579  


                 Total Department ...........................................   1,738,746,579   8,502,772   9,495,084   1,756,744,435  






  Canadian International Development Agency        
15 Operating expenditures and authority to        
  ( a ) engage persons for service in developing countries        
  and in countries in transition; and        
  ( b ) provide education or training for persons from        
  developing countries and from countries in transition,        
  in accordance with the Technical Assistance        
  Regulations , made by Order in Council        
  P.C. 1986-993 of April 24, 1986 (and registered as        
  SOR/86-475), as may be amended, or any other        
  regulations that may be made by the Governor in        
  Council with respect to        
  (i) the remuneration payable to persons for service in        
  developing countries and in        
  countries in transition, and the payment of their        
  expenses or of allowances with respect        
  thereto,        
  (ii) the maintenance of persons from developing        
  countries and from countries in        
  transition who are undergoing education or training,        
  and the payment of their expenses        
  or of allowances with respect thereto, and        
  (iii) the payment of special expenses directly or        
  indirectly related to the service of        
  persons in developing countries and in countries in        
  transition or the education or        
  training of persons from developing countries and        
  from countries in transition........................................... 204,083,000 . . . . . 8,499,463 212,582,463
20 The grants and contributions listed in the Estimates        
  and payments to international financial institutions in        
  accordance with the International Development        
  (Financial Institutions) Assistance Act , provided that        
  the amounts listed for contributions may be increased        
  or decreased with the approval of the Treasury Board,        
  for international development assistance, international        
  humanitarian assistance and other specified purposes,        
  in the form of cash payments or the provision of        
  goods, commodities or services .................................... 2,256,031,000 195,895,000 . . . . . 2,451,926,000


                 Total Budgetary ............................................. 2,460,114,000 195,895,000 8,499,463 2,664,508,463
L25 The issuance and payment of non-interest bearing,        
  non-negotiable demand notes in an amount not to        
  exceed $193,500,000 in accordance with the        
  International Development (Financial Institutions)        
  Assistance Act , for the purpose of contributions to the        
  International Financial Institution Fund Accounts ....... 1 . . . . . . . . . . 1
L30 Payment not to exceed US$2,827,383 to the African        
  Development Bank, notwithstanding that the payment        
  may exceed the equivalent in Canadian dollars        
  estimated at $4,600,000 on September 2, 2004, and        
  the issuance and payments of non-interest bearing,        
  non-negotiable demand notes in an amount not to        
  exceed CDN $1,000,000, in accordance with the        
  International Development (Financial Institutions)        
  Assistance Act , for the purpose of capital        
  subscriptions in International Financial Institutions ..... 4,600,000 . . . . . . . . . . 4,600,000
L35 Investment contributions pursuant to section 3 of the        
  Canada Fund for Africa Act ......................................... 29,000,001 8,000,000 8,000,000 45,000,001


                 Total Non-Budgetary ..................................... 33,600,002 8,000,000 8,000,000 49,600,002


 
                 Total Agency.................................................. 2,493,714,002 203,895,000 16,499,463 2,714,108,465






  International Development Research Centre          
40   Payments to the International Development Research          
  Centre............................................................................   116,086,000   3,541,000   8,546,500   128,173,500  
 
  International Joint Commission          
45   Program expenditures - Salaries and expenses of the          
  Canadian Section, expenses of studies, surveys and          
  investigations by the Commission under International          
  References and expenses of the Commission under          
  the Canada/United States Great Lakes Water Quality          
  Agreement.....................................................................   6,507,000   . . . . .   100,909   6,607,909  


                 Total Ministry ................................................   4,355,053,581   215,938,772   34,641,956   4,605,634,309  

Department

Explanation of Requirements (thousands of dollars)          

 
Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Foreign Affairs) requests          
     funds for the following items:   Vote 1   Vote 5   Vote 10   Total  




Funding to support the destruction of chemical weapons at the          
     Shchuch'ye chemical weapons destruction facility in Russia ........   285   . . . . .   25,250   25,535  
Compensation for salary adjustments ( horizontal item ) .......................   20,712   . . . . .   . . . . .   20,712  
Funding to promote peace and stability in failed and fragile states          
     such as Afghanistan, Haiti, and Sudan (Global Peace and          
     Security Fund).................................................................................   2,728   1,128   8,830   12,686  
Funding to support activities related to the protection of civilians,          
     peace support operations, conflict prevention and public safety          
     (Human Security Program) .............................................................   . . . . .   . . . . .   8,600   8,600  
Funding to enhance security at Canada's missions abroad...................   2,133   5,185   . . . . .   7,318  
Grants provided through TB Vote 5 - Government Contingencies,          
     prior to Governor General Special Warrants (see transfer          
     payment table).................................................................................   . . . . .   . . . . .   3,696   3,696  
Funding for the acquisition and implementation of digital facial          
     recognition technology (Passport Security Strategy)......................   . . . . .   3,287   . . . . .   3,287  
Funding to improve security measures related to passport services          
     and to enhance management capacity within Passport Canada ......   130   2,616   . . . . .   2,746  
Funding for a pilot project to produce security-enhanced passports          
     (e-Passport initiative) ......................................................................   . . . . .   2,201   . . . . .   2,201  
Initiatives to support the implementation of a common electronic          
     infrastructure and multi-channel service delivery strategy          
     (Government On-Line) ( horizontal item ) .......................................   230   1,554   . . . . .   1,784  
Funding to support grants to increase Canada's profile abroad and to          
     inform Canadians about Canada's place in the world (Public          
     Diplomacy Program).......................................................................   1,745   . . . . .   . . . . .   1,745  
Additional funding for increased staff and forensic activities related          
     to tsunami disaster relief .................................................................   1,390   . . . . .   . . . . .   1,390  
Public security initiatives (National Security Policy) ( horizontal          
     item ) ................................................................................................   948   57   346   1,351  
Funding in support of activities associated with the Commission of          
     Inquiry into the actions of Canadian officials in relation to Maher          
     Arar ( horizontal item ) .....................................................................   1,136   . . . . .   . . . . .   1,136  
Funding to modernize human resources management in the Federal          
     Public Service ( Public Service Modernization Act ) ( horizontal          
     item ) ................................................................................................   535   . . . . .   . . . . .   535  
Funding to support activities to address foreign overfishing in the          
     northwest Atlantic Ocean ( horizontal item )....................................   240   . . . . .   . . . . .   240  
Funding for administration of the 2004-2005 conditional grant to the          
     Forum of Federations......................................................................   100   . . . . .   . . . . .   100  




     Total Items   32,312   16,028   46,722   95,062  




Less Funds Available:          
Within the Department..........................................................................   26,944   7,094   43,026   77,064  
TB Vote 5 - Government Contingencies..............................................   . . . . .   . . . . .   3,696   3,696  
TB Vote 10 - Government-Wide Initiatives.........................................   . . . . .   4,807   . . . . .   4,807  





     Sub-total   26,944   11,901   46,722   85,567  




Total Governor General Special Warrant Requirements   5,368   4,127   . . . . .   9,495  





Transfer Payments (dollars)

  Voted  


 
Grants    
Global and Security Policy    
Grants for the Counter Terrorism Capacity Building Program ...............................................................................   2,100,000  
United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Sudan ......................................................................................   1,500,000  

  3,600,000  
*Transfer payments not specifically allocated    
Grants in lieu of taxes on diplomatic, consular and international organizations' property in Canada in    
     accordance with terms and conditions approved by the Governor in Council .................................................   96,000  


Total Transfer Payments   3,696,000  


*This represents the grant programs that cannot be attributed to any one activity.

Canadian International Development Agency

Explanation of Requirements (thousands of dollars)          

 
Canadian International Development Agency requests funds for the          
     following items:   Vote 15   Vote 20   Vote L35   Total  




Grants and contributions provided through TB Vote 5 - Government          
     Contingencies, prior to Governor General Special Warrants (see          
     transfer payment table) ...................................................................   . . . . .   195,895   . . . . .   195,895  
Funding for contributions to the Canada Investment Fund for Africa          
     in order to match private sector investments ..................................   . . . . .   . . . . .   16,000   16,000  
Operating budget carry forward ( horizontal item )................................   10,014   . . . . .   . . . . .   10,014  
Compensation for salary adjustments ( horizontal item ) .......................   4,341   . . . . .   . . . . .   4,341  
Funding to modernize human resources management in the Federal          
     Public Service ( Public Service Modernization Act ) ( horizontal          
     item ) ................................................................................................   771   . . . . .   . . . . .   771  
Funding for development assistance projects aimed at engaging          
     developing countries in climate change activities. .........................   697   . . . . .   . . . . .   697  




     Total Items   15,823   195,895   16,000   227,718  




Less Funds Available:          
Within the Agency ................................................................................   7,324   . . . . .   . . . . .   7,324  
TB Vote 5 - Government Contingencies..............................................   . . . . .   195,895   8,000   203,895  




     Sub-total   7,324   195,895   8,000   211,219  




Total Governor General Special Warrant Requirements   8,499   . . . . .   8,000   16,499  





 
 

Transfer Payments (dollars)

  Voted  


 
Grants    
Multilateral Programs    
Development assistance to international development institutions and organizations for operations, programs    
     and projects, and to international financial institutions .....................................................................................   135,595,000  
Programming against hunger, malnutrition and disease through international development, research and    
     nutrition institutions; Canadian, international and local non-governmental organizations; the International    
     Development Research Centre; developing countries, their institutions, their organizations and their    
     agencies in such countries for the benefit of recipients in developing countries .............................................   45,168,566  


Total Grants   180,763,566  
 
Contributions    
Geographic Programs    
Development assistance, including payments for loan agreements issued under the authority of previous    
     Appropriation Acts, to all levels of developing country and territories governments, including their    
     institutions, organizations and agencies, and contributions to Canadian, other donor country, international    
     and regional institutions, organizations and agencies, to all levels of other donor country government and    
     provincial governments, their institutions, organizations and agencies, and to private-sector firms in support    
     of regional and country-specific development assistance projects, programs and activities, and to persons    
     capable of delivering aid activities or actively engaged in development issues...............................................   15,131,434  


Total Contributions   15,131,434  


Total Transfer Payments   195,895,000  



International Development Research Centre

Explanation of Requirements (thousands of dollars)    

International Development Research Centre requests funds for the following items:   Vote 40  

Additional funding to establish new and enhance existing research programs ..................................................................   9,000  
Compensation for salary adjustments ( horizontal item ) .....................................................................................................   3,088  

     Total Items   12,088  

Less Funds Available:    
TB Vote 5 - Government Contingencies............................................................................................................................   3,541  

Total Governor General Special Warrant Requirements   8,547  


 

International Joint Commission

Explanation of Requirements (thousands of dollars)    

International Joint Commission requests funds for the following items:   Vote 45  

Operating budget carry forward ( horizontal item )..............................................................................................................   367  
Compensation for salary adjustments ( horizontal item ) .....................................................................................................   104  

     Total Items   471  

Less Funds Available:    
Within the Agency ..............................................................................................................................................................   370  

Total Governor General Special Warrant Requirements   101  




FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE (INTERNATIONAL TRADE)

Department
NAFTA Secretariat - Canadian Section


Ministry Summary

    Previous   Allocation   Special          Total  
Vote (dollars)   Estimates   from TB Votes   Warrants   Appropriation  





 
 
  Department          
1   Operating expenditures, including the payment of          
  remuneration and other expenditures subject to the          
  approval of the Governor in Council in connection          
  with the assignment by the Canadian Government of          
  Canadians to the staffs of international organizations          
  and authority to make recoverable advances in          
  amounts not exceeding the amounts of the shares of          
  such organizations of such expenses; and, pursuant to          
  paragraph 29.1(2)( a ) of the Financial Administration          
  Act , authority to expend revenues received in a fiscal          
  year from, and to offset related expenditures incurred          
  in the fiscal year arising from, the provision of          
  services related to: Canadian Business Centres; trade          
  fairs, missions and other international business          
  development services; investment development          
  services and departmental publications ........................   141,405,000   . . . . .   16,234,045   157,639,045  
5   The grants listed in the Estimates, contributions and          
  authority to make commitments for the current fiscal          
  year not exceeding $30,000,000, in respect of          
  contributions to persons, groups of persons, councils          
  and associations to promote the development of          
  Canadian export sales ...................................................   10,910,000   . . . . .   18,300,000   29,210,000  


                 Total Department ...........................................   152,315,000   . . . . .   34,534,045   186,849,045  
 
  Canadian Commercial Corporation          
10   Program expenditures ...................................................   16,399,000   . . . . .   . . . . .   16,399,000  
 
  NAFTA Secretariat, Canadian Section          
15   Program expenditures ...................................................   2,750,000   . . . . .   41,667   2,791,667  


                 Total Ministry ................................................   171,464,000   . . . . .   34,575,712   206,039,712  

Department

Explanation of Requirements (thousands of dollars)        

 
Foreign Affairs and International Trade (International Trade) requests funds for the        
     following items:   Vote 1   Vote 5   Total  



Funding for litigation costs related to the softwood lumber trade dispute with the U.S.   12,935   . . . . .   12,935  
Financial assistance to the softwood lumber industry associations to help offset legal        
     costs incurred in the softwood lumber trade dispute with the U.S. ...........................   . . . . .   18,300   18,300  
Compensation for salary adjustments ( horizontal item ) ..................................................   3,732   . . . . .   3,732  
Initiatives to support the implementation of a common electronic infrastructure and        
     multi-channel service delivery strategy (Government On-Line) ( horizontal item ) ...   985   . . . . .   985  
Funding to be provided to eligible recipients for research and development costs        
     related to new business technologies (International Science and Technology        
     Partnerships Program)................................................................................................   162   . . . . .   162  



     Total Items   17,814   18,300   36,114  



Less Funds Available:        
Within the Department.....................................................................................................   1,580   . . . . .   1,580  



Total Governor General Special Warrant Requirements   16,234   18,300   34,534  




NAFTA Secretariat, Canadian Section

 
Explanation of Requirements (thousands of dollars)    

 
NAFTA Secretariat, Canadian Section requests funds for the following items:   Vote 15  

Additional resources to meet official language objectives in the Federal Public Service related to: information    
     exchange, regional bilingualism needs, learning and language retention, bilingual networks and service delivery    
     (Official Languages Innovation Program) ( horizontal item ) ........................................................................................   42  



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