INDIAN AFFAIRS AND NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT

Department


Ministry Summary

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





 
 
  Department          
1   Operating expenditures, and          
  ( a ) expenditures on works, buildings and equipment;          
  and expenditures and recoverable expenditures in          
  respect of services provided and work performed on          
  other than federal property;          
  ( b ) authority to provide, in respect of Indian and Inuit          
  economic development activities, for the capacity          
  development for Indian and Inuit and the furnishing          
  of materials and equipment; and          
  ( c ) authority to sell electric power to private          
  consumers in remote locations when alternative local          
  sources of supply are not available, in accordance          
  with terms and conditions approved by the Governor          
  in Council......................................................................   569,340,000   . . . . .   42,349,237   611,689,237  
5   Capital expenditures, and          
  ( a ) expenditures on buildings, works, land and          
  equipment, the operation, control and ownership of          
  which may be transferred to provincial governments          
  on terms and conditions approved by the Governor in          
  Council, or to Indian bands, groups of Indians or          
  individual Indians at the discretion of the Minister of          
  Indian Affairs and Northern Development, and such          
  expenditures on other than federal property; and          
  ( b ) authority to make recoverable expenditures in          
  amounts not exceeding the shares of provincial          
  governments of expenditures on roads and related          
  works.............................................................................   22,758,000   . . . . .   . . . . .   22,758,000  
10   The grants listed in the Estimates and contributions ....   4,982,915,900   22,372,720   . . . . .   5,005,288,620  
15   Payments to Canada Post Corporation pursuant to an          
  agreement between the Department of Indian Affairs          
  and Northern Development and Canada Post          
  Corporation for the purpose of providing Northern          
  Air Stage Parcel Service ...............................................   27,600,000   1,400,000   11,900,000   40,900,000  
20   Office of the Federal Interlocutor for Métis and          
  non-Status Indians - Operating expenditures ...............   7,890,639   . . . . .   98,522   7,989,161  
25   Office of the Federal Interlocutor for Métis and          
  non-Status Indians - Contributions...............................   28,054,000   1,075,000   1,265,000   30,394,000  


                  Total Budgetary .............................................   5,638,558,539   24,847,720   55,612,759   5,719,019,018  
L30   Loans to native claimants in accordance with terms          
  and conditions approved by the Governor in Council          
  for the purpose of defraying costs related to research,          
  development and negotiation of claims ........................   36,103,000   . . . . .   . . . . .   36,103,000  
L35   Loans to First Nations in British Columbia for the          
  purpose of supporting their participation in the British          
  Columbia Treaty Commission process .........................   42,942,000   . . . . .   . . . . .   42,942,000  


                  Total Non-Budgetary .....................................   79,045,000   . . . . .   . . . . .   79,045,000  


 
                  Total Department ...........................................   5,717,603,539   24,847,720   55,612,759   5,798,064,018  
 
  Canadian Polar Commission          
40   Program expenditures and contributions ......................   895,000   . . . . .   . . . . .   895,000  


                  Total Ministry ................................................   5,718,498,539   24,847,720   55,612,759   5,798,959,018  

Department

Explanation of Requirements (thousands of dollars)          

 
Indian Affairs and Northern Development requests funds for the          
      following items:   Vote 1   Vote 10   Vote 15   Total  




Funding to address health and safety pressures and support priority          
      investments such as increased costs of the Northern Air Stage          
      Parcel Service and repair to houses, roads and community          
      infrastructure damaged by flooding in Manitoba and Alberta........   1,518   25,090   13,300   39,908  
Funding for the renovation and construction of housing units on          
      reserves and the creation and servicing of building lots          
      ( horizontal item ) .............................................................................   376   31,500   . . . . .   31,876  
Funding related to the assessment, management and remediation of          
      federal contaminated sites ( horizontal item )...................................   19,880   7,194   . . . . .   27,074  
Operating budget carry forward ( horizontal item )................................   26,883   . . . . .   . . . . .   26,883  
Incremental funding to support First Nations child and family          
      services in the area of social development......................................   96   24,904   . . . . .   25,000  
Funding for the economic development contributions for the benefit          
      of the Innu and Inuit of Labrador (Voisey's Bay) ..........................   . . . . .   25,000   . . . . .   25,000  
Grants provided through TB Vote 5 - Government Contingencies,          
      prior to Governor General Special Warrants (see transfer          
      payment table).................................................................................   . . . . .   22,373   . . . . .   22,373  
Funding for strategic investments in economic development in the          
      three territories ................................................................................   1,713   19,078   . . . . .   20,791  
Funding to support the ongoing implementation of the Northeastern          
      Quebec Agreement and the James Bay and Northern Quebec          
      Agreement.......................................................................................   1,181   17,617   . . . . .   18,798  
Compensation for salary adjustments ( horizontal item ) .......................   16,311   . . . . .   . . . . .   16,311  
Funding to deliver federal programs and services, including health,          
      in two Labrador Innu communities (Labrador Innu          
      Comprehensive Healing Strategy) ( horizontal item ) ......................   1,410   13,412   . . . . .   14,822  
Funding for the delivery of the Special Education Program to          
      provide additional resources such as teachers and technology to          
      students with special needs living on reserves................................   731   9,028   . . . . .   9,759  
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 ) ...............   5,784   911   . . . . .   6,695  
Funding for the delivery of federal programs and services, including          
      health, to the O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation ( horizontal item ) ....   . . . . .   6,570   . . . . .   6,570  
Operating costs related to the Indian Specific Claims Commission.....   6,361   . . . . .   . . . . .   6,361  
Funding to implement provisions of the Nunavut Land Claims          
      Agreement.......................................................................................   270   4,776   . . . . .   5,046  
Funding for a settlement agreement with the Deh Cho First Nation          
      that provides direction for land, resource and governance          
      negotiations under the Deh Cho Process and which cooperatively          
      resolves issues related to the review of the Mackenzie Gas          
      Project ( horizontal item ) .................................................................   501   4,508   . . . . .   5,009  
Funding for the operations of the National Centre for First Nations          
      Governance .....................................................................................   . . . . .   5,000   . . . . .   5,000  
Funding for National Aboriginal organizations to prepare for and          
      participate in government policy processes ....................................   . . . . .   2,500   . . . . .   2,500  
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 )..................   1,285   250   . . . . .   1,535  
Funding to establish and maintain an Inuit Relations Secretariat to          
      serve as a point of contact with the federal government for Inuit          
      groups..............................................................................................   1,442   . . . . .   . . . . .   1,442  
Funding to support the work on the future implementation of the          
      Claims Resolution Centre ...............................................................   661   400   . . . . .   1,061  
Funding for First Nations infrastructure activities, such as upgrading          
      access roads, as part of the Infrastructure Canada Program ...........   . . . . .   1,007   . . . . .   1,007  
Funding for the settlement and implementation of the Labrador Inuit          
      Land Claims Agreement ( horizontal item ) .....................................   44   297   . . . . .   341  
Funding for the Municipal-Rural Infrastructure Fund that will invest          
      in public infrastructure projects designed to improve the quality          
      of life in both urban and rural communities ( horizontal item )........   274   . . . . .   . . . . .   274  
Funding to modernize human resources management in the Federal          
      Public Service ( Public Service Modernization Act ) ( horizontal          
      item ) ................................................................................................   235   . . . . .   . . . . .   235  
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  
Funding related to government advertising programs ( horizontal          
      item ) ................................................................................................   75   . . . . .   . . . . .   75  




      Total Items   87,112   221,415   13,300   321,827  




Less Funds Available:          
Within the Department..........................................................................   44,763   199,042   . . . . .   243,805  
TB Vote 5 - Government Contingencies..............................................   . . . . .   22,373   1,400   23,773  




      Sub-total   44,763   221,415   1,400   267,578  




Total Governor General Special Warrant Requirements   42,349   . . . . .   11,900   54,249  




 
 
    Vote 20   Vote 25   Total  



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 )..................     359   2,900   3,259  
Funding to implement and expand pilot projects under the Urban          
      Aboriginal Strategy in up to six additional cities to respond better          
      to the diversity of local needs of Urban Aboriginal people ............     228   765   993  
Funding for National Aboriginal organizations to prepare for and          
      participate in government policy processes ....................................     . . . . .   500   500  
Operating budget carry forward ( horizontal item )................................     162   . . . . .   162  



      Total Items     749   4,165   4,914  



Less Funds Available:          
Within the Department..........................................................................     650   1,825   2,475  
TB Vote 5 - Government Contingencies..............................................     . . . . .   1,075   1,075  



      Sub-total     650   2,900   3,550  



Total Governor General Special Warrant Requirements     99   1,265   1,364  



Total Governor General Special Warrant Requirements for the          
Department         55,613  






Transfer Payments (dollars)   Voted  


 
Grants    
Institutions    
Payments to self-governing Aboriginal organizations, pursuant to comprehensive land claim agreements,    
      self-government agreements or treaty legislation ..............................................................................................   10,224,998  

Education    
Grant for Mi'kmaq Education in Nova Scotia .........................................................................................................   392,239  

Northern Land and Resources    
Grants to the Canadian universities and institutes for northern scientific research training..................................   364,000  

Community Infrastructure    
Grants to the beneficiaries or implementing bodies of comprehensive land claim agreements or comprehensive    
      land claim settlements .........................................................................................................................................   11,391,483  


Total Transfer Payments   22,372,720  



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