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Details of Transfer Payment Programs (TPP)

Name of Transfer Payment Program: General Class Contribution Program (GCCP)

Start date: 1995–1996

End date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Ts & Cs: 2010–2011

Strategic Outcome: Canadians have a strong sense of connection, through meaningful experiences, to their national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas and these protected places are enjoyed in ways that leave them unimpaired for present and future generations.

Program Activities: Heritage Places Establishment, Heritage Resources Conservation, Public Appreciation and Understanding, Visitor Experience, Townsite and Throughway Infrastructure

Description: The objective of the program is to assist recipients in conducting activities and delivering projects that will support the Agency in fulfilling its mandate to preserve and protect nationally significant examples of Canada's natural and cultural heritage and present and foster public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment in ways that ensure the ecological and commemorative integrity of these places for present and future generations.

Expected Results: More Canadians recognize, appreciate and are engaged in the values of natural and cultural conservation. Stakeholders being further engaged in terms of interest and involvement of common objectives towards ecological or cultural integrity. Access to a better knowledge base on commercial, ecological or aboriginal issues of mutual interest for informed decision-making and dialogue for Parks Canada managers and stakeholders. Heritage assets are protected, secured and researched. Targeted audiences are educated in such areas as ecology and safety.

  ($ millions)
Forecast Spending
Planned Spending
Planned Spending
Planned Spending
Planned Spending
Planned Spending
Total Contributions 9.5 12.3  4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Total Transfer Payments 9.5 12.3  4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: 2010–2011

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation (Continuation, Amendment, Termination, Pending, or N/A): Continuation

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2015–2016

General Targeted Recipient Group: N/A

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: N/A

Disclosure of TPPs under $5 million
Name of TPP Main Objective End Date of TPP, if applicable Type of TPP (G, C) Forecast
Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation General Targeted Recipient Group
Grant to the International Peace Garden To help defray the costs of operating the International Peace Garden N/A G $22,700 2010–2011 Non-profit
National Historic Sites Cost Sharing Class Contribution Program Conduct activities aimed at ensuring the commemorative integrity of non-federally owned or administered national historic sites. March 31, 2013 C $1.6M 2008–2009 Non-profit organizations, other levels of government and aboriginal groups