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Footnotes

(1) An internal review was conducted in 1991 that led to some technical amendments to Part X of the Financial Administration Act (FAA).[Return]

(2) See Appendix A. [Return]

(3) Key initiatives include Getting Government Right (1994-1996); La Relve (1996); Government On-Line (2000); Results for Canadians (2000); HR Modernization (2003); and Strengthening Public Sector Management (2004). [Return]

(4) Modernizing Accountability Practices in the Public Sector, 1998, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat and the Office of the Auditor General [Return]

(5) A full account of the diversity of Crown corporations can be found in the Treasury Board President's annual report to Parliament entitled Crown Corporations and Other Corporate Interests of Canada. [Return]

(6) Exempt Crown corporations are as follows: Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Canadian Race Relations Foundation (also exempt from Division V), Telefilm Canada, Bank of Canada, International Development Research Centre, National Arts Centre Corporation, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, and Canada Council for the Arts. [Return]

(7) This includes the Bank of Canada, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, and the International Development Research Centre. [Return]

(8) The term "director" is used in this chapter to distinguish directors from chairpersons and CEOs who are "officer-directors." [Return]

(9) These are: Atlantic Pilotage Authority, Bank of Canada, Blue Water Bridge Authority, Business Development Bank of Canada, Canada Council for the Arts, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, Canadian Commercial Corporation, Canadian Dairy Commission, Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation, Canadian Museum of Nature, Canadian Tourism Commission, Defence Construction (1951) Limited, Farm Credit Canada, Federal Bridge Corporation Ltd., The, Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation, Great Lakes Pilotage Authority, International Development Research Centre, Laurentian Pilotage Authority, National Capital Commission, National Gallery of Canada, National Museum of Science and Technology, Pacific Pilotage Authority, Royal Canadian Mint, Standards Council of Canada, and Telefilm Canada. [Return]

(10) These are: Canada Development Investment Corporation, Canadian Race Relations Foundation, Cape Breton Development Corporation, Cape Breton Growth Fund Corporation, Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation, Marine Atlantic Inc., Old Port of Montreal, Parc Downsview Park Inc., Queens Quay West Land Corporation, and Ridley Terminal Inc. [Return]

(11) These are: Via Rail Canada Inc., National Arts Centre Corporation, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Export Development Canada, Canada Post Corporation, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board. [Return]

(12) Should Bill C-11 be adopted, it would not apply to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board until consent is provided by the provinces. [Return]

(13) Bank of Canada, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, Canadian Race Relations Foundation, and Canada Post Corporation are audited by private sector firms. Canada Development Investment Corporation, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Business Development Bank of Canada, Canada Lands Company Limited, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and VIA Rail Canada Inc. are currently jointly audited by the Office of the Auditor General and private sector firms. [Return]

(14) Strengthening Public Sector Management: An Overview of the Government Action Plan and Key Initiatives, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, 2004 [Return]

(15) These are: Canadian Development Investment Corporation, Canadian Race Relations Foundation, Cape Breton Development Corporation, Cape Breton Growth Fund Corporation, Enterprise Cape Breton, Marine Atlantic Inc., Old Port of Montreal, Parc Downsview Park, Queens Quay West Land Corporation, and Ridley Terminal Inc. [Return]

(16) These are: Via Rail, National Arts Centre, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Export Development Canada, Canada Post Corporation, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board. [Return]