FISHERIES AND OCEANS

Department


Ministry Summary

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





 
 
  Fisheries and Oceans          
1   Operating expenditures, and          
  ( a ) Canada's share of expenses of the International          
  Fisheries Commissions, authority to provide free          
  accommodation for the International Fisheries          
  Commissions and authority to make recoverable          
  advances in the amounts of the shares of the          
  International Fisheries Commissions of joint cost          
  projects;          
  ( b ) authority to make recoverable advances for          
  transportation, stevedoring and other shipping          
  services performed on behalf of individuals, outside          
  agencies and other governments in the course of, or          
  arising out of, the exercise of jurisdiction in          
  navigation, including aids to navigation and shipping;          
  and          
  ( c ) authority to expend revenue received during the          
  fiscal year in the course of, or arising from, the          
  activities of the Canadian Coast Guard.........................   1,029,929,000   . . . . .   130,548,784   1,160,477,784  
5   Capital expenditures and authority to make payments          
  to provinces, municipalities and local or private          
  authorities as contributions towards construction done          
  by those bodies and authority for the purchase and          
  disposal of commercial fishing vessels.........................   175,293,000   . . . . .   . . . . .   175,293,000  
10   The grants listed in the Estimates and contributions ....   119,785,000   100,000   . . . . .   119,885,000  


                  Total Ministry ................................................   1,325,007,000   100,000   130,548,784   1,455,655,784  

Department

Explanation of Requirements (thousands of dollars)          

 
Fisheries and Oceans requests funds for the following items:   Vote 1   Vote 5   Vote 10   Total  




Funding to support core operational requirements such as Canadian          
      Coast Guard operations, conservation and protection activities          
      and scientific research.....................................................................   42,667   11,000   . . . . .   53,667  
Compensation for salary adjustments ( horizontal item ) .......................   44,557   . . . . .   . . . . .   44,557  
Operating budget carry forward ( horizontal item )................................   14,555   . . . . .   . . . . .   14,555  
Funding to support activities to address foreign overfishing in the          
      northwest Atlantic Ocean ( horizontal item )....................................   12,620   . . . . .   . . . . .   12,620  
Funding to ensure the sustainable development and management of          
      Canada's oceans (Oceans Action Plan) ( horizontal item ) ..............   6,348   . . . . .   . . . . .   6,348  
Public security initiatives (National Security Policy) ( horizontal          
      item ) ................................................................................................   4,397   . . . . .   . . . . .   4,397  
Funding to increase federal, regional and science capacity in order to          
      respond to the Mackenzie Gas Project and related resource          
      development (Mackenzie Gas Project) ( horizontal item ) ...............   4,052   . . . . .   . . . . .   4,052  
Funding to support the implementation of a strategy designed to          
      protect Canada's natural resources through early detection of          
      unknown diseases or pests (Invasive Alien Species Strategy for          
      Canada) ( horizontal item ) ...............................................................   3,730   . . . . .   . . . . .   3,730  
Funding to implement measures to protect Canadian aquatic          
      resources from serious disease, to secure trade and to improve          
      governance (National Aquatic Animal Health Program)          
      ( horizontal item ) .............................................................................   3,531   . . . . .   . . . . .   3,531  
Funding for incremental costs incurred by the Canadian Coast Guard          
      as part of the Government of Canada's support to the United          
      States related to Hurricane Katrina .................................................   3,525   . . . . .   . . . . .   3,525  
Project definition for the acquisition of eight mid-shore patrol          
      vessels for marine security in the St. Lawrence Seaway and on          
      the Great Lakes ...............................................................................   . . . . .   2,500   . . . . .   2,500  
Project definition for an information technology infrastructure          
      project that will improve the department's information          
      technology management and hardware...........................................   2,016   . . . . .   . . . . .   2,016  
Funding related to the assessment, management and remediation of          
      federal contaminated sites ( horizontal item )...................................   1,550   . . . . .   . . . . .   1,550  
Funding for the acquisition by the Canadian Coast Guard of two          
      vessels for offshore fisheries research ............................................   . . . . .   1,000   . . . . .   1,000  
Funding to modernize human resources management in the Federal          
      Public Service ( Public Service Modernization Act ) ( horizontal          
      item ) ................................................................................................   867   . . . . .   . . . . .   867  
Funding to undertake or participate in feasibility studies concerning          
      the introduction of a shared service approach to the government's          
      internal financial, human resource and material systems and          
      services ( horizontal item )................................................................   800   . . . . .   . . . . .   800  
Funding for projects to reform the classification of jobs within the          
      Federal Public Service ( horizontal item ) ........................................   639   . . . . .   . . . . .   639  
Reinvestment of royalties from intellectual property ( horizontal          
      item ) ................................................................................................   568   . . . . .   . . . . .   568  
Interim funding in response to the Supreme Court decision in R. v.          
      Powley to support research, multilateral discussions, and capacity          
      development for Métis organizations ( horizontal item )..................   300   . . . . .   . . . . .   300  
Funding for the settlement and implementation of the Labrador Inuit          
      Land Claims Agreement ( horizontal item ) .....................................   266   . . . . .   . . . . .   266  
Funding to undertake projects related to the development and          
      application of biotechnology (Canadian Biotechnology Strategy)          
      ( horizontal item ) .............................................................................   263   . . . . .   . . . . .   263  
Funding related to government advertising programs ( horizontal          
      item ) ................................................................................................   252   . . . . .   . . . . .   252  
Grants provided through TB Vote 5 - Government Contingencies,          
      prior to Governor General Special Warrants (see transfer          
      payment table).................................................................................   . . . . .   . . . . .   100   100  






Explanation of Requirements (thousands of dollars)          

 
Fisheries and Oceans requests funds for the following items:   Vote 1   Vote 5   Vote 10   Total  




Funding related to the reform and modernization of Canada's          
      regulatory system in order to respond better to the needs of          
      citizens and to enable business innovation and growth          
      ( horizontal item ) .............................................................................   81   . . . . .   . . . . .   81  
Initiatives to support the implementation of a common electronic          
      infrastructure and multi-channel service delivery strategy          
      (Government On-Line) ( horizontal item ) .......................................   30   . . . . .   . . . . .   30  




      Total Items   147,614   14,500   100   162,214  




Less Funds Available:          
Within the Department..........................................................................   17,065   14,500   . . . . .   31,565  
TB Vote 5 - Government Contingencies..............................................   . . . . .   . . . . .   100   100  




      Sub-total   17,065   14,500   100   31,665  




Total Governor General Special Warrant Requirements   130,549   . . . . .   . . . . .   130,549  






Transfer Payments (dollars)   Voted  


 
Grants    
Fisheries Management    
Grants to support organizations associated with research, development, management, and promotion of    
      fisheries and oceans-related issues .....................................................................................................................   100,000  



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