Transfer payments

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Table Summary

The table presents the Transfer Payments. The table consists of 3 columns: Description; Source of authorities; Disposition of authorities. Under Source of authorities there are 4 columns: Available from previous years; Main estimates; Supplementary estimates; Adjustments, warrants and transfers; Total available for use. Under Disposition of authorities there are 4 columns: Used in the current year; Variance; Available for use in subsequent years; Used in the previous year. For each department or agency, subtotal for grants, contributions and other transfer payments are displayed. At the end of the table are the totals for the ministry.

Description Source of authorities Disposition of authorities
Available from previous years
($)
Main Estimates
($)
Supplementary Estimates
($)
Adjustments, warrants and transfers
($)
Total available for use
($)
Used in the current year
($)
Variance
($)
Available for use in subsequent years
($)
Used in the previous year
($)
Department                  
Grants                  
Apprenticeship grants   114,552,200     114,552,200 99,402,626 15,149,574   96,900,000
New Horizons for seniors program   36,340,000 5,000,000 (negative 3,103,140) 38,236,860 35,263,449 2,973,411   34,011,689
Grants to not for profit, for‑profit, and aboriginal organizations, municipal, provincial and territorial governments for adult learning, literacy and essential skills   18,300,000   (negative 8,951,665) 9,348,335   9,348,335   175,881
Grants to non‑profit organizations for activities eligible for support through the Social Development Partnerships Program   14,775,000   (negative 2,124,758) 12,650,242 5,319,561 7,330,681   6,515,103
Federal Income Support for Parents of Murdered or Missing Children   10,000,000     10,000,000 95,830 9,904,170   70,490
Labour Funding Program   1,703,000     1,703,000 1,476,451 226,549   1,167,982
Grants to not‑for‑profit organizations, individuals, municipal governments, Band/tribal councils and other Aboriginal organizations, public health and educational institutions Régies régionales, for‑profit enterprises, research organizations and research institutes to carry out research on homelessness to help communities better understand and more effectively address homelessness issues   250,000     250,000   250,000   304,677
Named grants for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development   100,000     100,000 90,021 9,979   79,944
Link to footnote S Old Age Security payments   33,554,711,274 (negative 322,916,684) 303,712,688 33,535,507,278 33,535,507,278     31,911,357,696
Link to footnote S Guaranteed Income Supplement Payments   10,122,657,233 (negative 97,856,032) 41,351,265 10,066,152,466 10,066,152,466     9,372,773,071
Link to footnote S Universal Child Care Benefit   2,819,000,000   (negative 80,506,780) 2,738,493,220 2,738,493,220     2,740,095,187
Link to footnote S Canada Education Savings grant payments to Registered Educations Savings Plan (RESP) trustees on behalf of RESP beneficiaries to encourage Canadians to save for post‑secondary education for their children   773,000,000 7,000,000 1,081,862 781,081,862 781,081,862     760,199,839
Link to footnote S Canada Student Grants to qualifying full and part‑time students pursuant to the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act   722,619,884 13,132,724 (negative 28,912,974) 706,839,634 706,839,634     725,360,274
Link to footnote S Allowance payments   544,293,849 (negative 4,210,730) (negative 8,669,195) 531,413,924 531,413,924     528,202,660
Link to footnote S Canada Learning Bond payments to Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) trustees on behalf of RESP beneficiaries to support access to post‑secondary education for children from low‑income families   127,000,000 (negative 14,000,000) (negative 8,867,538) 104,132,462 104,132,462     105,899,211
Link to footnote S Canada Disability Savings Grant payments to Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) issuers on behalf of RDSP beneficiaries to encourage long‑term financial security of eligible individuals with disabilities   228,300,000 16,118,788 (negative 13,849,009) 230,569,779 230,569,779     190,281,476
Link to footnote S Wage Earner Protection Program payments to eligible applicants owed wages and vacation pay, severance pay and termination pay from employers who are either bankrupt or in receivership as well as payments to trustees and receivers who will provide the necessary information to determine eligibility   49,250,000   (negative 26,419,285) 22,830,715 22,830,715     32,131,039
Link to footnote S Canada Disability Savings Bond payments to Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) issuers on behalf of RDSP beneficiaries to encourage long‑term financial security of eligible individuals with disabilities   85,700,000 26,404,474 (negative 7,108,345) 104,996,129 104,996,129     83,427,379
Enabling Accessibility Fund Small Projects Grant   13,650,000     13,650,000 12,453,191 1,196,809   8,703,012
Pathways to Education Canada Grant     6,000,000   6,000,000 6,000,000      
Link to footnote S Payments of compensation respecting government employees and merchant seamen   5,000   (negative 3,080) 1,920 1,920     2,145
Link to footnote S Energy Cost Benefit       (negative 250) (negative 250) (negative 250)     (negative 2,833)
Items not required for the current year                 9,000,000
Total — Grants   49,236,207,440 (negative 365,327,460) 157,629,796 49,028,509,776 48,982,120,268 46,389,508   46,606,655,922
Contributions                  
Payments to provinces, territories, municipalities, other public bodies, organizations, groups, communities, employers and individuals for the provision of training and/or work experience, the mobilization of community resources, and human resource planning and adjustment measures necessary for the efficient functioning of the Canadian labour market   635,962,672 (negative 7,278,000) (negative 506,870) 628,177,802 518,810,029 109,367,773   568,384,907
Contributions to not‑for‑profit organizations, individuals, municipal governments, Band/tribal councils and other Aboriginal organizations, public health and educational institutions, Régies régionales, for‑profit enterprises, research organizations and research institutes to support activities to help alleviate and prevent homelessness across Canada and to carry out research on homelessness to help communities better understand and more effectively address homelessness issues   108,050,000     108,050,000 99,184,967 8,865,033   148,192,686
Contributions to assist unemployed older workers in communities with ongoing high unemployment and/or affected by downsizing     24,000,000 506,870 24,506,870 20,245,645 4,261,225   32,167,196
Contributions to provincial/territorial governments, band councils, tribal councils, Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy agreement holders, municipal governments, not‑for‑profit organizations, professional associations, business and private sector organizations, consortia, industry groups, unions, regulatory bodies, ad‑hoc associations, public health institutions, school boards, universities, colleges, CEGEPs, sector councils, and cross‑sectoral councils to support enhanced productivity and competitiveness of Canadian workplaces by supporting investment in and recognition and utilizations of skills   27,144,123   2,000,000 29,144,123 13,515,423 15,628,700   13,076,885
Payments to provinces, territories, municipalities, other public bodies, organizations, groups, communities, employers and individuals for the provision of training and/or work or business experience, the mobilization of community resources and human resource planning and adjustment measures necessary for the social development of Canadians and other participants in Canadian life   5,840,000   2,124,758 7,964,758 7,797,758 167,000   7,478,802
Contributions to not‑for‑profit, for‑profit, and aboriginal organizations, municipal, provincial and territorial governments for adult learning, literacy and essential skills   5,209,000   6,951,665 12,160,665 12,160,665     14,692,171
Payments to non‑profit organizations to develop national or provincial/territorial/regional educational and awareness activities to help reduce the incidence of elder abuse and fraud   1,800,000   3,103,140 4,903,140 4,903,140     3,814,554
Link to footnote S Payments related to the direct financing arrangement under the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act   480,505,422 36,615,028 7,677,515 524,797,965 524,797,965     454,428,556
Contributions to organizations to support the development of human resources, economic growth, job creation and retention in official language minority communities   12,000,000     12,000,000 12,000,000     11,999,780
Link to footnote S The provision of funds for interest and other payments to lending institutions and liabilities under the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act   6,497,147   3,102,800 9,599,947 9,599,947     9,756,281
Link to footnote S The provision of funds for interest payments to lending institutions under the Canada Student Loans Act   3,452   (negative 4,203) (negative 751) (negative 751)     3,571
Link to footnote S The provision of funds for liabilities including liabilities in the form of guaranteed loans under the Canada Student Loans Act   (negative 8,564,345)   3,280,138 (negative 5,284,207) (negative 5,284,207)     (negative 6,944,621)
Items not required for the current year                 1,085,871
Total — Contributions   1,274,447,471 53,337,028 28,235,813 1,356,020,312 1,217,730,581 138,289,731   1,258,136,639
Other transfer payments                  
Payments to provinces and territories under the Multilateral Framework for Labour Market Agreements for Persons with Disabilities   222,000,000     222,000,000 222,000,000     218,251,611
Payments to provinces and territories to deliver employment programs and services under the Canada Job Fund and under the Labour Market Agreements     500,000,000   500,000,000 500,000,000      
Items not required for the current year                 530,713,000
Total — Other transfer payments   222,000,000 500,000,000   722,000,000 722,000,000     748,964,611
Total Department   50,732,654,911 188,009,568 185,865,609 51,106,530,088 50,921,850,849 184,679,239   48,613,757,172
Office of the Co‑ordinator, Status of Women                  
Grants                  
Women's program — Grants to women's and other voluntary organizations for the purpose of furthering women's participation in Canadian society   14,750,000   (negative 176,944) 14,573,056 14,573,055 1   14,301,705
Contributions                  
Women's program — Contributions to women's and other voluntary organizations for the purpose of furthering women's participation in Canadian society   4,283,333   176,944 4,460,277 4,460,277     4,731,628
Total Agency   19,033,333     19,033,333 19,033,332 1   19,033,333
Total Ministry   50,751,688,244 188,009,568 185,865,609 51,125,563,421 50,940,884,181 184,679,240   48,632,790,505

Footnotes

Footnote S

Statutory transfer payment.

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