AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD

Department
Canadian Dairy Commission
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Canadian Grain Commission


Ministry Summary

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





 
 
  Department          
1   Operating expenditures and, pursuant to paragraph          
  29.1(2)( a ) of the Financial Administration Act ,          
  authority to expend revenues received from, and to          
  offset expenditures incurred in the fiscal year for,          
  collaborative research agreements and research          
  services, the grazing and breeding activities of the          
  Community Pastures Program and the administration          
  of the Canadian Agricultural Income Stabilization          
  program. ........................................................................   558,057,000   . . . . .   95,437,064   653,494,064  
5   Capital expenditures......................................................   30,631,000   . . . . .   563,200   31,194,200  
10   The grants listed in the Estimates and contributions ....   371,227,000   2,900,000   3,550,000   377,677,000  
15   Pursuant to section 29 of the Financial          
  Administration Act , to authorize the Minister of          
  Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of Her Majesty          
  in right of Canada, in accordance with terms and          
  conditions approved by the Minister of Finance, to          
  guarantee payments of an amount not exceeding, at          
  any one time, in aggregate the sum of $1,700,000,000          
  payable in respect of cash advances provided by          
  producer organizations, the Canadian Wheat Board          
  and other lenders under the Spring Credit Advance          
  Program.........................................................................   1   . . . . .   . . . . .   1  
20   Pursuant to section 29 of the Financial          
  Administration Act , to authorize the Minister of          
  Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of Her Majesty          
  in right of Canada, in accordance with terms and          
  conditions approved by the Minister of Finance, to          
  guarantee payments of amounts not exceeding, at any          
  time in aggregate, the sum of $140,000,000 payable          
  in respect of Line of Credit Agreements to be entered          
  into by the Farm Credit Corporation for the purpose          
  of the renewed (2003) National Biomass Ethanol          
  Program.........................................................................   1   . . . . .   . . . . .   1  


                  Total Department ...........................................   959,915,002   2,900,000   99,550,264   1,062,365,266  
 
  Canadian Dairy Commission          
25   Program expenditures ...................................................   3,202,000   . . . . .   292,000   3,494,000  
 
  Canadian Food Inspection Agency          
30   Operating expenditures and contributions ....................   406,624,000   . . . . .   116,370,884   522,994,884  
35   Capital expenditures......................................................   14,494,000   . . . . .   4,127,183   18,621,183  


                  Total Agency..................................................   421,118,000   . . . . .   120,498,067   541,616,067  
 
  Canadian Grain Commission          
40   Program expenditures ...................................................   26,434,000   . . . . .   711,150   27,145,150  


                  Total Ministry ................................................   1,410,669,002   2,900,000   221,051,481   1,634,620,483  


Department

Explanation of Requirements (thousands of dollars)          

 
Agriculture and Agri-Food requests funds for the following items:   Vote 1   Vote 5   Vote 10   Total  




Funding to support the implementation of the Agricultural Policy          
      Framework ......................................................................................   10,000   . . . . .   25,035   35,035  
Compensation for salary adjustments ( horizontal item ) .......................   25,977   . . . . .   . . . . .   25,977  
Operating budget carry forward ( horizontal item )................................   21,412   . . . . .   . . . . .   21,412  
Activities to mitigate the impact of the Bovine Spongiform          
      Encephalopathy (BSE) crisis ( horizontal item ) ..............................   7,555   . . . . .   3,550   11,105  
Funding to support the enhancement of delivery systems for the          
      Business Risk Management Programs under the Agricultural          
      Policy Framework...........................................................................   9,414   . . . . .   . . . . .   9,414  
Funding to continue the Government's plan to establish core          
      genomics research and development capacity ( horizontal item ) ....   5,640   . . . . .   . . . . .   5,640  
Reinvestment of royalties from intellectual property ( horizontal          
      item ) ................................................................................................   4,499   . . . . .   . . . . .   4,499  
Payments in connection with the Farm Income Payment Program ......   3,170   . . . . .   . . . . .   3,170  
Grants provided through TB Vote 5 - Government Contingencies,          
      prior to Governor General Special Warrants (see transfer          
      payment table).................................................................................   . . . . .   . . . . .   2,900   2,900  
Reinvestment of revenues from sales and services related to          
      research, facilities and equipment...................................................   2,313   . . . . .   . . . . .   2,313  
Funding for administrative costs related to payments to grain and          
      oilseed producers ............................................................................   2,000   . . . . .   . . . . .   2,000  
Funding to modernize human resources management in the Federal          
      Public Service ( Public Service Modernization Act ) ( horizontal          
      item ) ................................................................................................   1,632   . . . . .   . . . . .   1,632  
Funding related to government advertising programs ( horizontal          
      item ) ................................................................................................   1,390   . . . . .   . . . . .   1,390  
Funding related to the assessment, management and remediation of          
      federal contaminated sites ( horizontal item )...................................   102   563   . . . . .   665  
Funding to inform Canadians about Government of Canada's          
      priorities, programs and services through participation in the          
      Government of Canada Exhibition Program and the Rural          
      Exhibits Program ( horizontal item ) ................................................   500   . . . . .   . . . . .   500  
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 )................................................................   400   . . . . .   . . . . .   400  
Funding to undertake projects related to the development and          
      application of biotechnology (Canadian Biotechnology Strategy)          
      ( horizontal item ) .............................................................................   285   . . . . .   . . . . .   285  
Funding to support employment equity projects to increase the          
      representation in the Federal Public Service, of designated          
      groups, in particular visible minorities, Aboriginal people and          
      persons with disabilities ( horizontal item )......................................   171   . . . . .   . . . . .   171  
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 ) .............................................................................   162   . . . . .   . . . . .   162  
Funding to improve the capacity to detect and the readiness to          
      respond to a potential avian or pandemic influenza outbreak          
      including emergency preparedness, antiviral stockpiling and          
      rapid vaccine development technology ( horizontal item )...............   100   . . . . .   . . . . .   100  
Initiatives to support the implementation of a common electronic          
      infrastructure and multi-channel service delivery strategy          
      (Government On-Line) ( horizontal item ) .......................................   75   . . . . .   . . . . .   75  




      Total Items   96,797   563   31,485   128,845  




Less Funds Available:          
Within the Department..........................................................................   1,360   . . . . .   25,035   26,395  
TB Vote 5 - Government Contingencies..............................................   . . . . .   . . . . .   2,900   2,900  




      Sub-total   1,360   . . . . .   27,935   29,295  




Total Governor General Special Warrant Requirements   95,437   563   3,550   99,550  






Transfer Payments (dollars)   Voted  


Grants  

 
Innovation and Renewal    
Grants to organizations to facilitate adaptation and rural development within the agriculture and agri-food    

     sector...........................................................................................................................

    2,900,000  


Canadian Dairy Commission

Explanation of Requirements (thousands of dollars)    

Canadian Dairy Commission requests funds for the following items:   Vote 25  

Compensation for salary adjustments ( horizontal item ) .....................................................................................             292  



Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Explanation of Requirements (thousands of dollars)        

 
Canadian Food Inspection Agency requests funds for the following items:   Vote 30   Vote 35   Total  



Compensation for salary adjustments ( horizontal item ) ..................................................   62,396   . . . . .   62,396  
Activities to mitigate the impact of the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)        
      crisis ( horizontal item ) ...............................................................................................   34,855   . . . . .   34,855  
Operating budget carry forward ( horizontal item )...........................................................   14,739   3,558   18,297  
Funding to improve the capacity to detect and the readiness to respond to a potential        
      avian or pandemic influenza outbreak including emergency preparedness,        
      antiviral stockpiling and rapid vaccine development technology ( horizontal item )..   4,871   365   5,236  
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 ) ...............................................   2,800   204   3,004  
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 ).............................................................................   1,303   . . . . .   1,303  
Funding to undertake projects related to the development and application of        
      biotechnology (Canadian Biotechnology Strategy) ( horizontal item ) .......................   816   . . . . .   816  
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 )...................................   400   . . . . .   400  
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 ) .....................................................................................   325   . . . . .   325  
Initiatives to support the implementation of a common electronic infrastructure and        
      multi-channel service delivery strategy (Government On-Line) ( horizontal item ) ...   20   . . . . .   20  



      Total Items   122,525   4,127   126,652  



Less Funds Available:        
Within the Agency ...........................................................................................................   6,154   . . . . .   6,154  



Total Governor General Special Warrant Requirements   116,371   4,127   120,498  




Canadian Grain Commission

Explanation of Requirements (thousands of dollars)    

 
Canadian Grain Commission requests funds for the following items:   Vote 40  

Operating budget carry forward ( horizontal item )..............................................................................................................   962  
Compensation for salary adjustments ( horizontal item ) .....................................................................................................   239  
Funding related to government advertising programs ( horizontal item ) ............................................................................   110  

      Total Items   1,311  

Less Funds Available:    
Within the Agency ..............................................................................................................................................................   600  

Total Governor General Special Warrant Requirements   711  


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