VETERANS AFFAIRS

 

Requirements by Program Activity (thousands of dollars)          

 
Veterans Affairs requests funds for the following            
      items:       Vote 1   Vote 5   Vote 10   Vote 15       Total  





Pensions, Disability Awards, and Allowances for            
      Disability and Death, and Economic Support......   21,395   . . . . .   295,997   . . . . .   317,392  
Health Care Benefits ..................................................   100,900   2,877   37,500   . . . . .   141,277  
Canada Remembers ...................................................   3,000   2,449   5,259   . . . . .   10,708  
Veterans Review and Appeal Board ..........................   305   . . . . .   . . . . .   1,250   1,555  





Total Governor General Special Warrant            
Requirements   125,600   5,326   338,756   1,250   470,932  






 
 

 

Transfer Payments (dollars)   Voted  


 
  Grants    
Pensions, Disability Awards, and Allowances for Disability and Death, and Economic Support    
Treatment and Related Allowances ..........................................................................................................................   235,834  
Pensions for disability and death, including pensions granted under the authority of the Civilian Government    
Employees (War) Compensation Order, P.C. 45/8848 of November 22, 1944, which shall be subject to the    
      Pension Act ; for compensation for former prisoners of war under the Pension Act , and Newfoundland    
special awards .....................................................................................................................................................   292,000,000  
Payments under the Flying Accidents Compensation Regulations .........................................................................   125,000  
Payments of Gallantry Awards .................................................................................................................................   11,834  
War Veterans Allowances and Civilian War Allowances .......................................................................................   3,266,667  
Assistance in accordance with the provisions of the Assistance Fund Regulations ...............................................   211,250  
Children of Deceased Veterans Education Assistance ............................................................................................   59,250  
Assistance to Canadian Veterans - Overseas District .............................................................................................   87,500  

  295,997,335  
Canada Remembers    
Last Post Fund ...........................................................................................................................................................   2,719,833  
Commonwealth War Graves Commission ...............................................................................................................   2,200,000  

  4,919,833  


Total Grants   300,917,168  
 
Contributions    
Health Care Benefits    
Contributions to veterans, under the Veterans Independence Program, to assist in defraying costs of extended    
health care not covered by provincial health programs .....................................................................................   37,500,000  

Canada Remembers    
Contributions under the Partnerships Contribution Program, to organizations, institutions and other levels of    
      government, in support of projects related to the health and well-being of the veteran population, and    
commemoration activities and events ................................................................................................................   338,750  


Total Contributions   37,838,750  


Total Transfer Payments   338,755,918  



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