Losses of public money and property

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Information on losses of public money and property is required under the Treasury Board Directive on Losses of Money or Property.

Losses of revenues due to fraud or willful misrepresentation — discovered or detected in 2014–2015

Table Summary

The table presents losses of revenues due to fraud or willful misrepresentation discovered or detected in the current fiscal year and consists of six columns. The first column presents brief descriptions of incidents for departments and organizations by ministry. The following columns present the number of incidents, the amount of loss, the amount recovered in the current year, the amount not expected to be recovered and the amount expected to be recovered in subsequent years for each department and organization. There is a subtotal row for departments and organizations and totals at the end of the table.

Brief description of incident Number of incidents Amount of loss
($)
Amount recovered in 2014–2015
($)
Amount not expected to be recovered
($)
Amount expected to be recovered in subsequent years
($)
Canada Revenue Agency          
Cases before the Courts (CRA's estimate of the amount of tax evaded or fraudulently obtained)          
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 50 6,489,463   Link to footnote 1 Link to footnote 1
Income tax 142 99,550,206   Link to footnote 1 Link to footnote 1
Other administered losses 9 555,495   Link to footnote 1 Link to footnote 1
Subtotal 201 106,595,164      
Court convictions (amount of tax evaded or refunded fraudulently obtained as determined by the Court)          
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 52 8,703,643 1,296,861 5,947,799 1,458,983
Income tax 84 3,508,671 1,238,466 56,441 2,213,764
Other administered losses 7 209,003 21,022 164,906 23,075
Subtotal 143 12,421,317 2,556,349 6,169,146 3,695,822
Total 344 119,016,481 2,556,349 6,169,146 3,695,822
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness          
Canada Border Services Agency          
Loss of revenues due to Customs Act infractions —          
Misrepresentation — Value 11 2,567,929   1,870,364 697,565
Non report/Smuggling 11 22,205   14,790 7,415
Other infractions 3 6,377   6,377  
Total 25 2,596,511   1,891,531 704,980
Total 369 121,612,992 2,556,349 8,060,677 4,400,802

Losses of public money due to an offence, illegal act or accident — occurrence or discovery in 2014–2015

Table Summary

The table presents losses of public money due to an offence, illegal act or accident that occurred or was discovered in the current fiscal year and consists of six columns. The first column presents brief descriptions of incidents for departments and organizations by ministry. The following columns present the current year vote number to which the loss has been charged, the amount of loss, the amount recovered in the current year, the amount not expected to be recovered and the amount expected to be recovered in subsequent years for each department and organization. There are totals at the end of the table.

Brief description of loss Charged to 2014–2015 Vote Amount of loss
($)
Amount recovered in 2014–2015
($)
Amount not expected to be recovered
($)
Amount expected to be recovered in subsequent years
($)
Agriculture and Agri‑Food          
Canadian Grain Commission          
Fraudulent use of travel card (2 cases)   8,537 5,730   2,807
Improper use of workforce adjustment entitlements (1 case)   9,670     9,670
Canada Revenue Agency          
Fraudulent claim paid for sick and other leave benefits (4 cases) 1 2,839 700   2,139
Fraudulent salary payment for unreported absences (4 cases) 1 52,768 39,248   13,520
Unauthorized use of acquisition card and advances (1 case) 1 7,161 7,161    
Unauthorized use of taxi voucher (1 case)   15 15    
Citizenship and Immigration          
Department          
Unauthorized use of travel card (2 cases) 1 24,567     24,567
Employment and Social Development          
Department          
Cashier shortage (5 cases) 1 900   900  
Fraudulent claim for grants and contributions (1 case) 5 390,540     390,540
Fraudulent claim for Canada Pension Plan (61 cases) Link to footnote S 710,001 173,894 10,151 525,956
Fraudulent claim for Canada Student Loans (30 cases) Link to footnote S 266,102 23,903   242,199
Fraudulent claim for Employment Insurance Benefits (80,696 cases) Link to footnote S 106,864,887 24,305,637 14,348 82,544,902
Fraudulent claim for Old Age Security (41 cases) Link to footnote S 2,055,396 295,328   1,760,068
Fraudulent claim for Universal Child Care Benefits (3 cases) Link to footnote S 40,000 1,200   38,800
Fraudulent travel payment (1 case) 1 5,025     5,025
Loss of deposit (4 cases) 1 757   757  
Environment          
Department          
Fraudulent use of taxi voucher (1 case) 1 636   636  
Fraudulent use of travel card (1 case) 1 7,307 2,887   4,420
Theft of petty cash (1 case) 1 202   202  
Unauthorized use of acquisition card (1 case) 1 5,319 5,153   166
Parks Canada Agency          
Fraudulent travel cost (1 case) 1 5,000     5,000
Loss of deposit (1 case) 1 1,286 1,286    
Loss of revenue related to crown housing rent (1 case) 1 1,901 1,901    
Net cashier shortage (gross shortage $154,582; gross overage $132,201) 1 22,381   22,381  
Theft of cash float (1 case) 1 140   140  
Theft of money from a vault (1 case) 1 2,000   2,000  
Theft of money from an automated permit machine (1 case) 1 408   408  
Unauthorized use of taxi voucher (1 case) 1 31   31  
Fisheries and Oceans          
Department          
Fraudulent use of acquisition card due to identity theft (16 cases) 1 15,888 12,246 3,642  
Unauthorized use of acquisition card (5 cases) 1 1,028   28 1,000
Unauthorized use of travel card (17 cases) 1 27,758 8,599 3,690 15,469
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development          
Department          
Fraudulent claim of travel expenses   663     663
Loss of consular revenues (7 cases) 1 544   544  
Loss of content of official mail 1 50,000   50,000  
Loss of money due to administrative error (5 cases) 1 1,538   1,538  
Loss of money due to cash register system malfunction 1 25   25  
Robbery of an employee while on duty 1 134   134  
Theft of public money by employee 1 44,585     44,585
Health          
Department          
Fraudulent use of government acquisition and travel card (2 cases) 1 15,707     15,707
Overpayment ‑ Non‑insured health services provider (1 case) 1 46,676     46,676
Overpayment of contributions (1 case) 10 119,530 119,530    
Theft of petty cash funds (3 cases) 1 969   969  
Canadian Food Inspection Agency          
Loss of cash receipt (1 case) 1 20   20  
Unauthorized use of acquisition card (2 cases) 1 267 267    
Unauthorized use of taxi voucher (3 cases) 1 144 144    
Unauthorized use of travel card (6 cases) 1 26,698 26,381   317
Indian Affairs and Northern Development          
Department          
Loss of cash receipt (3 cases)   245   245  
Unauthorized use of travel card (1 case)   5,033 418   4,615
Industry          
Canadian Space Agency          
Fraudulent use of acquisition card (4 cases)   8,345 8,345    
Fraudulent use of travel card (2 cases)   6,243 6,243    
National Defence          
Department          
Discrepancy of accountable advances (OP LOBE R6)   266     266
Loss of accountable advances (Petawawa)   100   100  
Theft of accountable advances (CFB Comox)   363     363
Theft of revenue (Shearwater)   6,401     6,401
Natural Resources          
Department          
Personal use of taxi voucher (1 case) 1 12     12
Office of Infrastructure of Canada          
Fraudulent use of acquisition card (7 cases) 1 3,474 3,391 83  
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness          
Canada Border Services Agency          
Loss of cashier float (1 case) 10 300   300  
Loss of petty cash funds (1 case) 10 1   1  
Theft of security deposit (1 case) 10 2,000     2,000
Correctional Service of Canada          
Loss of petty cash (4 cases) 1 310   120 190
Public Works and Government Services          
Department          
Overpayment ‑ Public Service Pension Fund   124,567 6,867   117,700
Theft of petty cash funds (1 case) 1 100 100    
Unauthorized use of acquisition card (3 cases) 1 5,669 58   5,611
Unauthorized use of travel card (4 cases) 1 11,450 2,053   9,397
Receiver General — Cheque Redemption Control Directorate          
Receiver General cheques including employment insurance warrants and Bank of Canada cheques —          
Forged endorsements (2,651 cases)   1,737,143 1,733,252 3,891  
Irregular endorsements (80 cases)   46,773 46,773    
Misdirected direct deposits (8,693 cases)   6,050,395 4,513,715 873,702 662,978
Not endorsed (1,223 cases)   680,201 680,201    
Others (2,142 cases)   1,799,291 1,768,982 30,309  
Treasury Board          
Secretariat          
Fraudulent benefit claim (5 cases) 20 70,725     70,725
Total   121,397,357 33,801,608 1,021,295 86,574,454

Losses of public property due to an offence or other illegal act — occurrence or discovery in 2014–2015

Table Summary

The table presents losses of public property due to an offence or other illegal act that occurred or was discovered in the current fiscal year and consists of five columns. The first column presents brief descriptions of losses for departments and organizations by ministry. The following columns present the amount of loss, the amount recovered in the current fiscal year, the amount not expected to be recovered and the amount expected to be recovered in subsequent years for each department and organization. There are totals at the end of the table.

Brief description of loss Amount of loss
($)
Amount recovered in 2014–2015
($)
Amount not expected to be recovered
($)
Amount expected to be recovered in subsequent years
($)
Agriculture and Agri‑Food        
Department        
Theft of computer (1 case) 978   978  
Theft of Crown vehicle (1 case) 1,500   1,500  
Theft of diesel fuel (2 cases) 1,575   1,575  
Theft of enclosed trailer (1 case) 3,690   3,690  
Theft of informatics and telecommunication equipment (1 case) 2,500   2,500  
Theft of security camera (1 case) 265   265  
Vandalism to Crown vehicle (2 cases) 1,973   1,973  
Vandalism to government building (2 cases) 1,390   1,390  
Canada Revenue Agency        
Theft of informatics and telecommunication equipment and parts (3 cases) 2,515   2,515  
Theft of office equipment (4 cases) 915   915  
Vandalism to Crown vehicle (3 cases) 2,291   2,291  
Canadian Heritage        
Department        
Theft of laptop (2 cases) 3,102   3,102  
Library and Archives of Canada        
Theft of laptop (1 case) 1,000   1,000  
Citizenship and Immigration        
Department        
Theft of BlackBerry (1 case) 300   300  
Vandalism to building (1 case) 380   380  
Immigration and Refugee Board        
Theft of overhead projector (2 cases) 250     250
Employment and Social Development        
Department        
Theft of digital camera (1 case) 134   134  
Theft of materials and supplies (29 cases) 4,105   4,105  
Vandalism to Crown vehicle (2 cases) 1,870   1,870  
Office of the Co‑ordinator, Status of Women        
Theft of laptop and accessories (1 case) 3,400   3,400  
Environment        
Department        
Loss of environmental monitoring equipment due to arson (1 case) 57,250   57,250  
Theft of electrical equipment (2 cases) 2,539   2,539  
Theft of field equipment (3 cases) 6,121   6,121  
Theft of laptop (12 cases) 17,832   17,832  
Theft of outboard motor (2 cases) 4,755   4,755  
Theft of photographic equipment (3 cases) 1,379   1,379  
Theft of tools (4 cases) 4,763   4,763  
Vandalism to building (3 cases) 2,995   2,995  
Vandalism to Crown vehicle (6 cases) 9,300   9,300  
Parks Canada Agency        
Damage to Crown vehicle (1 case) 1,500   1,500  
Damage to machinery (1 case) 7,462   7,462  
Damage to real property (1 case) 135   135  
Theft of electronic equipment (2 cases) 700   700  
Theft of equipment (19 cases) 65,857 500 65,357  
Theft of informatics equipment (3 cases) 8,520   8,520  
Theft of materials and supplies (4 cases) 6,283   6,283  
Theft of transportation equipment (4 cases) 33,334 7,634 25,700  
Theft of telecommunication equipment (1 case) 680   680  
Vandalism to Crown vehicle (1 case) 1,210   1,210  
Vandalism to equipment (1 case) 600   600  
Vandalism to furniture and furnishing (2 cases) 1,300   700 600
Vandalism to building (7 cases) 10,450   10,450  
Vandalism to real property (12 cases) 18,229   17,949 280
Finance        
Department        
Theft of laptop (6 cases) 9,264   9,264  
Fisheries and Oceans        
Department        
Theft of electronic equipment (2 cases) 13,739   13,739  
Theft of informatics equipment (1 case) 400   400  
Theft of machinery and equipment (5 cases) 15,276   15,276  
Theft of materials and supplies (5 cases) 4,464   4,464  
Theft of transportation equipment (1 case) 1,700   1,700  
Theft of telecommunication equipment (3 cases) 980   980  
Vandalism to building (5 cases) 8,652   8,652  
Vandalism to Crown vehicle (6 cases) 17,318   17,318  
Vandalism to real property (1 case) 1,620   1,620  
Health        
Department        
Theft of Apple TV (1 case) 110   110  
Theft of BlackBerry (2 cases) 999   999  
Theft of cellular phone (1 case) 100   100  
Theft of earphones (1 case) 329   329  
Canadian Food Inspection Agency        
Damage to lock (2 cases) 92   92  
Theft of airbag (1 case) 1,307   1,307  
Theft of binoculars (1 case) 300   300  
Theft of BlackBerry (1 case) 550   550  
Theft of business equipment (1 case) 305   305  
Theft of cellular phone (5 cases) 1,250   1,250  
Theft of cellular phone charger (1 case) 15   15  
Theft of computer mouse (1 case) 15   15  
Theft of computer tower (1 case) 800   800  
Theft of designation card (1 case) 10   10  
Theft of headphones (1 case) 25   25  
Theft of identification card (1 case) 10   10  
Theft of inspector badge (1 case) 27   27  
Theft of laptop (2 cases) 800   800  
Theft of USB key (2 cases) 10   10  
Theft of windshield wipers (2 cases) 119   119  
Vandalism to Crown vehicle (31 cases) 18,276   18,276  
Public Health Agency of Canada        
Theft of BlackBerry (1 case) 500   500  
Theft of iPad (1 case) 400   400  
Theft of laptop (8 cases) 5,920 320 5,600  
Indian Affairs and Northern Development        
Department        
Damage to Crown vehicle (1 case) 392   392  
Theft of BlackBerry (2 cases) 1,000   1,000  
Registry of the Specific Claims Tribunal        
Theft of laptop (1 case) 5,400   5,400  
Theft of laptop case (1 case) 150   150  
Theft of voice recorder IC (1 case) 200   200  
Industry        
Department        
Theft of generator (1 case) 401   401  
Theft of grounding cable (1 case) 1,895   1,895  
Theft of laptop (2 cases) 2,425   2,425  
Theft of USB key (1 case) 750   750  
Vandalism to perimeter fence (1 case) 486   486  
Statistics Canada        
Theft of laptop (1 case) 1,325   1,325  
Justice        
Courts Administration Service        
Theft of laptop and accessories (1 case) 608   608  
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions        
Theft of laptop (1 case) 1,000   1,000  
National Defence        
Department        
Theft of combat clothing (284 items) 28,801 2,042 26,759  
Theft of electrical equipment (2 items) 2,235   2,235  
Theft of information technology equipment and computer peripheral (1 case) 281,094     281,094
Theft of laptop (1 item) 1,764   1,764  
Theft of military specific equipment (66 items) 9,826 711 9,115  
Theft of non‑military specific equipment (57 items) 8,308 537 7,771  
Theft of tools (9 items) 429 79 350  
Theft of weapons and accessories (3 items) 340 340    
Natural Resources        
Department        
Theft of BlackBerry (2 cases) 400   400  
Theft of electronic equipment (1 case) 8,563     8,563
Theft of laptop (1 case) 1,000   1,000  
Vandalism to fence (1 case) 1,146   1,146  
Parliament        
House of Commons        
Theft of camera 400   400  
Theft of laptop 1,395   1,395  
Theft of tablet (2 cases) 1,657   1,657  
Privy Council Office        
Department        
Theft of iPad (2 cases) 488   488  
Theft of laptop (1 case) 727   727  
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness        
Canada Border Services Agency        
Theft of cellular phone (1 case) 500   500  
Theft of computer equipment (2 cases) 3,420   3,420  
Theft of equipment (1 case) 1   1  
Theft of uniform clothing (2 cases) 16   16  
Theft of uniform component (7 cases) 1,419   1,419  
Correctional Service of Canada        
Damage due to inmate disturbances (146 cases) 31,200   31,200  
Damage due to intentional fire (2 cases) 140   140  
Damage due to water pipe break (1 case) 7,081   7,081  
Damage to plate glass window (2 cases) 392   392  
Theft of supplies (5 cases) 1,655   1,655  
Vandalism to motor vehicle (6 cases) 5,097   5,097  
Vandalism to property and equipment (344 cases) 43,128 1,287 40,914 927
Royal Canadian Mounted Police        
Damage to Crown vehicle and other transportation equipment (37 cases) 88,577 698 69,783 18,096
Damage to buildings and other real property (5 cases) 6,472 5,218 1,254  
Theft of machinery, equipment, furniture and furnishing (4 cases) 6,556   6,556  
Theft of telecommunication, informatics, and electronic equipment (10 cases) 8,144   8,144  
Public Works and Government Services        
Department        
Theft of BlackBerry (4 cases) 255   255  
Theft of camera (2 cases) 487   487  
Theft of electronic equipment (2 cases) 159   159  
Theft of informatics equipment (2 cases) 839   839  
Theft of laptop (5 cases) 5,596   5,596  
Theft of office equipment (2 cases) 1,130   1,130  
Vandalism to building (7 cases) 24,310   24,310  
Vandalism to Crown vehicle (2 cases) 1,771   1,771  
Shared Services Canada        
Theft of laptop (1 case) 600   600  
Transport        
Department        
Destruction of building due to fire (2 cases) 120,504   120,504  
Theft of desktop computer (1 case) 900   900  
Theft of laptop (2 cases) 2,200   2,200  
Theft of protective equipment assigned to an employee (2 cases) 1,203   1,203  
Treasury Board        
Canada School of Public Service        
Theft of laptop (1 case) 929   929  
Theft of tablet (1 case) 500   500  
Veterans Affairs        
Department        
Theft of laptop (2 cases) 3,474   3,474  
Western Economic Diversification        
Theft of laptop (1 case) 1,800   1,800  
Theft of tablet (1 case) 1,423   1,423  
Total 1,139,492 19,366 810,316 309,810

Losses of public property due to accidental loss, destruction or damage — occurrence or discovery in 2014–2015

Table Summary

The table presents losses of public property due to accidental loss, destruction or damage that occurred or was discovered in the current fiscal year and consists of five columns. The first column presents brief descriptions of losses for departments and organizations by ministry. The following columns present the amount of loss, the amount recovered in the current fiscal year, the amount not expected to be recovered and the amount expected to be recovered in subsequent years for each department and organization. There are totals at the end of the table.

Brief description of loss Amount of loss
($)
Amount recovered in 2014–2015
($)
Amount not expected to be recovered
($)
Amount expected to be recovered in subsequent years
($)
Agriculture and Agri‑Food        
Department        
Damage to Crown vehicle in an accident (23 cases) 77,042 3,035 74,007  
Damage to government building (4 cases) 10,164   10,164  
Damage to laboratory (1 case) 1,000   1,000  
Damage to lamp pole (1 case) 2,600   2,600  
Damage to scientific equipment (2 cases) 12,712   12,712  
Loss of battery charger (1 case) 105   105  
Loss of BlackBerry (3 cases) 600   600  
Loss of cellular phone (3 cases) 750   750  
Canadian Grain Commission        
Damage to Crown vehicle (3 cases) 7,612   7,612  
Loss of BlackBerry (1 case) 100   100  
Loss of equipment (2 cases) 2,919   2,859 60
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency        
Department        
Damage to Crown vehicle in an accident (2 cases) 3,123   3,123  
Canada Revenue Agency        
Damage to Crown vehicle (9 cases) 33,758   32,270 1,488
Damage to office equipment (2 cases) 15,806   15,806  
Loss of informatics and telecommunication equipment and parts (163 cases) 25,333   25,333  
Loss of office equipment (18 cases) 97   97  
Citizenship and Immigration        
Department        
Damage to building (1 case) 221   221  
Loss of BlackBerry (3 cases) 900   900  
Loss of laptop (4 cases) 4,800   4,800  
Loss of webcam (1 case) 37   37  
Employment and Social Development        
Department        
Damage to Crown vehicle (16 cases) 11,012   11,012  
Damage to furniture (1 case) 8,000   8,000  
Loss of materials and supplies (792 cases) 11,484   11,484  
Environment        
Department        
Damage to Crown vehicle in an accident (21 cases) 36,468   36,468  
Damage to window due to accidental destruction (1 case) 2,000   2,000  
Loss of audio equipment (1 case) 162   162  
Loss of binoculars (6 cases) 2,589   2,589  
Loss of camera (5 cases) 2,828   2,828  
Loss of computer (5 cases) 12,593   12,593  
Loss of electronic organizer (2 cases) 964   964  
Loss of GPS (7 cases) 2,345   2,345  
Loss of laptop (12 cases) 32,015   32,015  
Loss of machinery and equipment (26 cases) 65,861   65,861  
Loss of monitor (11 cases) 9,918   9,918  
Parks Canada Agency        
Damage to Crown vehicle (23 cases) 84,631 1,095 73,114 10,422
Damage to equipment (6 cases) 8,170   8,170  
Damage to furniture and furnishing (1 case) 1,100   1,100  
Damage to informatics equipment (3 cases) 6,473   6,473  
Damage to machinery (1 case) 2,000   2,000  
Damage to transportation equipment (4 cases) 17,675 245 17,430  
Damage to telecommunication equipment (2 cases) 2,000   2,000  
Damage to building (1 case) 179,605   179,605  
Damage to real property (5 cases) 51,315   51,315  
Loss of equipment (1 case) 70 60 10  
Loss of telecommunication equipment (6 cases) 2,150   2,150  
Finance        
Department        
Destruction of laptop (1 case) 1,889   1,889  
Loss of BlackBerry (6 cases) 3,501   3,501  
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada        
Loss of laptop (1 case) 1,361   1,361  
Office of the Auditor General        
Loss of informatics equipment (102 cases) 2,295   2,295  
Loss of telecommunication equipment (3 cases) 300   300  
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions        
Damage to BlackBerry (8 cases) 2,450   2,450  
Damage to computer monitor (1 case) 300   300  
Damage to laptop (5 cases) 6,000   6,000  
Loss of BlackBerry (11 cases) 4,400   4,400  
Fisheries and Oceans        
Department        
Damage to Crown vehicle (28 cases) 140,349 2,886 137,463  
Damage to electronic equipment (1 case) 3,795   3,795  
Damage to informatics equipment (1 case) 650   650  
Damage to machinery and equipment (2 cases) 8,477   8,477  
Damage to real property (3 cases) 54,025   54,025  
Damage to transportation equipment (1 case) 2,000   2,000  
Loss of electronic equipment (2 cases) 3,930   3,930  
Loss of machinery and equipment (10 cases) 74,265   74,265  
Loss of materials and supplies (1 case) 341   341  
Loss of transportation equipment (1 case) 813   813  
Loss of telecommunication equipment (6 cases) 8,237   8,237  
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development        
Department        
Damage to artwork (2 cases) 8,820   8,820  
Fire at Abuja Official Residence (2 cases) 13,840   13,840  
Fire at Club Canada in New Delhi 100   100  
Fire at Mexico Chancery 500   500  
Fire at Staff quarters (4 cases) 11,016   11,016  
Loss of stale inventory 482   482  
Health        
Department        
Damage to Crown vehicle (1 case) 12,591   12,591  
Loss of laptop (1 case) 200   200  
Loss of BlackBerry (7 cases) 3,075   3,075  
Loss of cellular phone (1 case) 200   200  
Loss of laptop components (1 case) 340   340  
Loss of laptop and cellular phone (1 case) 3,000   3,000  
Canadian Food Inspection Agency        
Damage to Crown vehicle in an accident (87 cases) 103,497 9,853 64,486 29,158
Loss of BlackBerry (11 cases) 6,050   6,050  
Loss of cellular phone (17 cases) 4,250   4,250  
Loss of data patch cables (1 case) 1,500   1,500  
Loss of GPS (1 case) 300   300  
Loss of keyboard (1 case) 100   100  
Loss of scanner (2 cases) 800   800  
Loss of USB hub (1 case) 50   50  
Loss of USB key (1 case) 5   5  
Public Health Agency of Canada        
Loss of iPad (1 case) 600   600  
Loss of projector (1 case) 300   300  
Indian Affairs and Northern Development        
Department        
Damage to chair, bookcase and filing cabinet (6 cases) 3,120   3,120  
Damage to Crown vehicle (1 case) 4,078   4,078  
Damage to desktop computer (7 cases) 7,508   7,508  
Damage to laptop (10 cases) 18,122   18,122  
Damage to printer (2 cases) 600   600  
Damage of workstation (6 cases) 17,075   17,075  
Loss of Blackberry (14 cases) 6,700   6,700  
Loss of laptop (2 cases) 2,299   2,299  
Loss of supplies 1,469   1,469  
Loss of USB keys (10 cases) 155   155  
Industry        
Department        
Damage to Crown vehicle (4 cases) 4,388   4,388  
Damage to garage door (1 case) 1,885   1,885  
Damage to trailer (1 case) 274   274  
Loss of computer (15 cases) 4,522   4,522  
Loss of conference system (2 cases) 514   514  
Loss of DVD player (2 cases) 136   136  
Loss of headset (1 case) 80   80  
Loss of keys (1 case) 20   20  
Loss of laptop (11 cases) 4,805   4,805  
Loss of monitor (11 cases) 706   706  
Loss of projector (5 cases) 5,704   5,704  
Loss of scanner (1 case) 495   495  
Loss of scientific laboratory equipment (12 cases) 9,536   9,536  
Loss of shredder (1 case) 2,737   2,737  
Loss of tablet (15 cases) 4,926   4,926  
Loss of television (1 case) 81   81  
Loss of time recorder (1 case) 225   225  
Loss of video camera (1 case) 337   337  
Canadian Space Agency        
Damage to building due to sewer backup (1 case) 129,932   129,932  
Loss of informatics equipment (1 case) 859   859  
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario        
Damage to laptop (2 cases) 2,350 2,215 135  
Justice        
Canadian Human Rights Commission        
Loss of BlackBerry (1 case) 50   50  
Courts Administration Service        
Loss of laptop (1 case) 11,036   11,036  
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions        
Damage to BlackBerry (2 cases) 200   200  
Loss of BlackBerry (4 cases) 400   400  
Loss of identification and access card (6 cases) 60   60  
Loss of office key (1 case) 3   3  
Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada        
Damage to BlackBerry (1 case) 50   50  
Damage to iPad (1 case) 659   659  
Loss of Rocket stick (1 case) 108   108  
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada        
Loss of BlackBerry (1 case) 717   717  
Loss of encrypted key (1 case) 100   100  
National Defence        
Department        
Damage to combat clothing (206 items) 118,661 2,366 116,295  
Damage to Crown vehicle in an accident (13 cases) 17,475   17,475  
Damage to military specific equipment (30 items) 4,444 412 4,032  
Damage to non‑military specific equipment (35 items) 213,557 411 213,146  
Damage to Residential Housing Units (586 cases) 95,780   34,862 60,918
Damage to tools (9 items) 443 133 310  
Damage to weapon and accessory (1 item) 512   512  
Fire damage within building (8 cases) 3,891   3,891  
Loss of combat clothing (22,284 items) 1,530,574 30,916 1,499,658  
Loss of computer (67 items) 180,900   180,900  
Loss of construction engineering equipment (15 items) 5,962   5,962  
Loss of electrical equipment (87 items) 51,143 4,033 47,110  
Loss of laptop (6 items) 9,186   9,186  
Loss of machinery (5 items) 2,389   2,389  
Loss of military specific equipment (2,855 items) 574,907 23,464 551,443  
Loss of non‑military specific equipment (4,887 items) 398,862 8,620 390,242  
Loss of technical equipment (766 items) 406,609 472 406,137  
Loss of telecommunication equipment (166 items) 134,448 1,027 133,421  
Loss of tools (975 items) 148,832 2,756 146,076  
Loss of transportation equipment (493 items) 16,274 3,434 12,840  
Loss of weapon and accessory (1,128 items) 129,092 5,237 123,855  
Water damage within building (1 case) 45,494   45,494  
Natural Resources        
Department        
Damage to Crown vehicle (1 case) 2,367   2,367  
Loss of BlackBerry (9 cases) 1,800   1,800  
Loss of BlackBerry charger (2 cases) 20   20  
Loss of cellular phone (1 case) 100   100  
Loss of firearm (2 cases) 500   500  
Loss of USB key (1 case) 40   40  
Office of Infrastructure of Canada        
Loss of BlackBerry (2 cases) 1,050   1,050  
Parliament        
House of Commons        
Loss of artwork 275   275  
Loss of camera (3 cases) 1,026   1,026  
Loss of computer 993   993  
Loss of furniture (3 cases) 1,466   1,466  
Loss of laptop (2 cases) 3,186   3,186  
Loss of monitor (2 cases) 389   389  
Loss of software (2 cases) 1,901   1,901  
Loss of television 545   545  
Privy Council Office        
Department        
Loss of iPad (1 case) 244   244  
Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board        
Damage to Crown vehicle (1 case) 4,582   4,582  
Loss of cellular phone (2 cases) 227   227  
Office of the Chief Electoral Officer        
Loss of laptop (1 case) 2,819   2,819  
Loss of Blackberry (7 cases) 2,949   2,949  
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness        
Canada Border Services Agency        
Damage to Crown vehicle (2 cases) 608   608  
Damage to equipment (1 case) 692   692  
Loss of cellular phone (16 cases) 4,434   4,434  
Loss of computer equipment (60 cases) 7,467   7,467  
Loss of control access card (231 cases) 3,945   3,945  
Loss of equipment (101 cases) 109   109  
Loss of uniform component (53 cases) 5,234   5,234  
Correctional Service of Canada        
Damage due to accidental fire (6 cases) 414,760   414,760  
Damage due to water pipe break (19 cases) 177,573   177,573  
Damage following motor vehicle accident (60 cases) 205,612 4,446 167,986 33,180
Damage to plate glass window (3 cases) 1,269   1,269  
Damage to property and equipment (19 cases) 47,609   34,854 12,755
Loss of asset inventories (64 cases) 50,849   50,849  
Royal Canadian Mounted Police        
Damage to Crown vehicle and other transportation equipment (954 cases) 2,836,969 143,420 1,582,894 1,110,655
Damage to a building and other real property (21 cases) 191,697 18,919 165,228 7,550
Loss of machinery, equipment, furniture and furnishing (1 case) 35   35  
Loss of telecommunication, informatics, and electronic equipment (114 cases) 31,256   31,256  
Public Works and Government Services        
Department        
Damage to BlackBerry (1 case) 550   550  
Damage to building (7 cases) 10,758   10,758  
Damage to Crown vehicle (1 case) 1,390   1,390  
Damage to laptop (1 case) 1,200   1,200  
Damage to property (12 cases) 55,738 1,094 9,077 45,567
Loss of BlackBerry (24 cases) 5,000   5,000  
Loss of informatics equipment (4 cases) 2,570   2,570  
Loss of laptop (3 cases) 3,346   3,346  
Shared Services Canada        
Damage to telephone equipment (1 case) 425   425  
Loss of cellular phone (2 cases) 230   230  
Loss of monitor (1 case) 295   295  
Transport        
Department        
Damage to building due to flood (1 case) 9,975   9,975  
Damage to camera (2 cases) 730   730  
Damage to Crown vehicle (24 cases) 100,024 17,906 82,118  
Damage to storage equipment (1 case) 400   400  
Loss of portable radio (1 case) 875   875  
Treasury Board        
Secretariat        
Loss of BlackBerry (21 cases) 10,479   10,479  
Canada School of Public Service        
Loss of BlackBerry (2 cases) 300   300  
Veterans Affairs        
Department        
Loss of laptop (2 cases) 3,196   3,196  
Western Economic Diversification        
Damage to BlackBerry (1 case) 100   100  
Loss of BlackBerry (1 case) 200   200  
Loss of camcorder (1 case) 1,025   1,025  
Loss of computer equipment (2 cases) 115   115  
Total 9,798,075 288,455 8,197,867 1,311,753

Losses of public money or property — update to cases reported in previous years' Public Accounts of Canada

Table Summary

The table presents an update to cases of losses of public money or property reported in previous years in the Public Accounts of Canada and consists of nine columns. The first column presents brief descriptions of incidents for departments and organizations by ministry. The following columns present the Year the loss was reported in the Public Accounts of Canada, the amount of original loss, amendments to original loss since inception, the amended amount of loss, the amount recovered in previous years, the amount recovered in the current year, the amount not expected to be recovered and the amount expected to be recovered in subsequent years for each department and organization. There are totals at the end of the table.

Brief description of loss Year loss reported in Public Accounts of Canada Amount of original loss
($)
Amendments to original loss since inception
($)
Amended amount of loss
($)
Amount recovered in previous years
($)
Amount recovered in 2014–2015
($)
Amount not expected to be recovered
($)
Amount expected to be recovered in subsequent years
($)
Agriculture and Agri‑Food                
Department                
Damage to fence (1 case) 2013–2014 1,474   1,474   1,474    
Fraudulent use of charge cardLink to footnote 2 2004–2005 3,176 5,291 8,467 2,120 300 6,047Link to footnote 3  
Fraudulent use of timesheet 2004–2005 16,556 40,359 56,915 29,407 593 26,915  
Canadian Grain Commission                
Misuse of designated travel card (1 case) 2012–2013 1,162   1,162       1,162
Misuse of employee travel card (4 cases) 2009–2010 13,472   13,472 12,588     884
Misuse of government employee travel card (2 cases) 2011–2012 12,274   12,274 10,317     1,957
Canada Revenue Agency                
Court convictions (amount of tax evaded or refunded fraudulently obtained as determined by the Court)                
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 2001–2002 9,442,892   9,442,892 1,770,103 3,098 7,669,691  
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 2002–2003 13,042,536   13,042,536 1,148,573   11,870,772Link to footnote 3 23,191
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 2003–2004 6,800,491   6,800,491 2,752,099   3,864,279Link to footnote 3 184,113
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 2004–2005 4,581,548   4,581,548 1,284,413 7,585 3,126,508Link to footnote 3 163,042
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 2005–2006 5,924,283   5,924,283 1,552,309   4,345,155Link to footnote 3 26,819
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 2006–2007 8,692,483 (negative 17,804) 8,674,679 2,861,501 2,742 5,635,324Link to footnote 3 175,112
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 2007–2008 17,198,434   17,198,434 3,371,601 24,701 13,105,470Link to footnote 3 696,662
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 2008–2009 13,735,115   13,735,115 5,352,370 1,571 8,199,255Link to footnote 3 181,919
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 2009–2010 7,265,375   7,265,375 1,967,237 9,390 4,261,044Link to footnote 3 1,027,704
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 2010–2011 4,445,660   4,445,660 1,800,480 96,082 1,486,500Link to footnote 3 1,062,598
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 2011–2012 13,871,865   13,871,865 8,198,174 50,583 4,259,263Link to footnote 3 1,363,845
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 2012–2013 21,919,300   21,919,300 1,364,803 41 18,605,531Link to footnote 3 1,948,925
Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax 2013–2014 18,502,691   18,502,691 684,322 20,009 16,015,886Link to footnote 3 1,782,474
Income tax 2000–2001 11,371,419   11,371,419 5,347,337   6,024,082Link to footnote 3  
Income tax 2002–2003 8,768,905   8,768,905 4,756,128   4,007,542 5,235
Income tax 2003–2004 12,026,416   12,026,416 8,622,886   3,369,886 33,644
Income tax 2004–2005 7,922,895   7,922,895 5,586,807   2,270,939Link to footnote 3 65,149
Income tax 2005–2006 9,648,565   9,648,565 6,161,117 6,914 2,934,065Link to footnote 3 546,469
Income tax 2006–2007 5,865,180   5,865,180 2,717,987 77,690 2,841,880Link to footnote 3 227,623
Income tax 2007–2008 13,004,212   13,004,212 3,956,089 71,768 8,539,052Link to footnote 3 437,303
Income tax 2008–2009 15,562,835 (negative 501,070) 15,061,765 8,270,034 69,346 5,554,522Link to footnote 3 1,167,863
Income tax 2009–2010 7,428,731   7,428,731 3,198,576 144,007 3,333,821Link to footnote 3 752,327
Income tax 2010–2011 22,442,722   22,442,722 8,669,644 890,184 11,040,681Link to footnote 3 1,842,213
Income tax 2011–2012 4,611,681   4,611,681 1,912,811 194,255 954,298Link to footnote 3 1,550,317
Income tax 2012–2013 11,841,323   11,841,323 4,285,717 679,371 3,038,761Link to footnote 3 3,837,474
Income tax 2013–2014 8,814,118   8,814,118 1,532,762 219,358 3,044,508Link to footnote 3 4,017,490
Other administered losses 2006–2007 72,003   72,003 68,132 333 508 3,030
Other administered losses 2008–2009 96,645   96,645 7,444   83,072 6,129
Other administered losses 2009–2010 111,065   111,065 56,432   30,700 23,933
Other administered losses 2010–2011 161,040   161,040 134,460 19,453 3,087 4,040
Other administered losses 2011–2012 431,140   431,140 137,584 5,492 60,593 227,471
Other administered losses 2012–2013 47,923   47,923 899 24,994   22,030
Other administered losses 2013–2014 30,089   30,089 2,353     27,736
Damage to Crown vehicle (11 cases) 2013–2014 42,359   42,359 4,524 934 36,901  
Fraudulent claim for sick and other leave benefits (8 cases) 2012–2013 34,939   34,939 29,912 1,278   3,749
Fraudulent claim for sick and other leave benefits (5 cases) 2013–2014 6,020   6,020 2,838 1,819   1,363
Fraudulent claim for travel costs (1 case) 2012–2013 20,993 (negative 13,434) 7,559 4,375 3,173   11
Fraudulent salary payment for unreported absences (6 cases) 2013–2014 77,379   77,379 7,209 39,668   30,502
Personal purchases made by an employee using a Canada Revenue Agency charge card 2008–2009 3,219   3,219   397   2,822
Personal purchases of an employee using a Canada Revenue Agency charge card and fraudulent claims for payment 2005–2006 7,752   7,752 2,755 604   4,393
Canadian Heritage                
Library and Archives of Canada                
Theft of laptop (1 case)Link to footnote 4 2013–2014 1,200 300Link to footnote 3 1,500   1,500 Link to footnote 3  
Citizenship and Immigration                
Department                
Misappropriation of funds 2002–2003 178,540 (negative 316) 178,224 87,739     90,485
Employment and Social Development                
Department                
Fraudulent application forms pursuant to Canada Student Loans (19 cases) 2009–2010 137,572 13,795Link to footnote 3 151,367 7,326 2,391 38,248 103,402
Fraudulent application forms pursuant to Canada Student Loans (2 cases) 2010–2011 6,720 Link to footnote 3 6,720 189Link to footnote 3 212 450 5,869
Fraudulent claims for benefits:                
Canada Pension Plan 1986–1987 3,034 6,807 9,841 3,034     6,807
Canada Pension Plan 1989–1990 204,857 (negative 183,862) 20,995 11,946     9,049
Canada Pension Plan 1990–1991 1,237,299 (negative 1,025,534)Link to footnote 3 211,765 178,655 2,369 6,070 24,671
Canada Pension Plan 1991–1992 400,740 103,524Link to footnote 3 504,264 401,394 5,487 25,764 71,619
Canada Pension Plan 1992–1993 305,029 86,403 391,432 315,088 4,566 17,741 54,037
Canada Pension Plan 1993–1994 244,571 (negative 39,300) 205,271 166,978 350 8,562 29,381
Canada Pension Plan 1994–1995 554,947 (negative 182,831) 372,116 310,977 967 10,479 49,693
Canada Pension Plan 1995–1996 724,248 443,520Link to footnote 3 1,167,768 884,746 8,532   274,490
Canada Pension Plan 1996–1997 287,024 503,087 790,111 547,370 1,284 91,501 149,956
Canada Pension Plan 1997–1998 1,862,075 (negative 1,005,627) 856,448 575,256 10,201 42,716Link to footnote 3 228,275
Canada Pension Plan 1998–1999 922,012 345,788Link to footnote 3 1,267,800 705,041 15,161 149,405 398,193
Canada Pension Plan 1999–2000 1,166,820 338,545Link to footnote 3 1,505,365 912,440 21,963 38,181 532,781
Canada Pension Plan 2000–2001 1,426,831 (negative 353,781)Link to footnote 3 1,073,050 583,693 16,201 98,214 374,942
Canada Pension Plan 2000–2001 1,675,005 (negative 714,864)Link to footnote 3 960,141 665,610 11,485 91,751 191,295
Canada Pension Plan 2002–2003 540,077 106,811Link to footnote 3 646,888 434,937 13,724 60,990Link to footnote 3 137,237
Canada Pension Plan 2003–2004 331,076 605,397Link to footnote 3 936,473 417,234 17,941 43,241Link to footnote 3 458,057
Canada Pension Plan 2004–2005 709,351 (negative 89,341)Link to footnote 3 620,010 308,834 14,044 18,812 278,320
Canada Pension Plan 2005–2006 392,020 218,712 610,732 296,857 2,713 11,198 299,964
Canada Pension Plan 2006–2007 27,486 1,167,644Link to footnote 3 1,195,130 476,267 17,216 127,339Link to footnote 3 574,308
Canada Pension Plan 2007–2008 852,364 259,548Link to footnote 3 1,111,912 460,656 9,832 68,257 573,167
Canada Pension Plan 2008–2009 724,860 (negative 382,470)Link to footnote 3 342,390 176,544 21,032 3,953 140,861
Canada Pension Plan (292 cases) 2009–2010 606,033 518,904Link to footnote 3 1,124,937 507,462 36,031 22,976 558,468
Canada Pension Plan (336 cases) 2010–2011 983,060 (negative 494,643) 488,417 157,681 21,426   309,310
Canada Pension Plan (36 cases) 2011–2012 319,457 (negative 40,629) 278,828 89,659 12,636 24,066 152,467
Canada Pension Plan (35 cases) 2013–2014 963,674 (negative 1,820)Link to footnote 3 961,854 10,637 21,993 8,881 920,343
Employment Insurance Benefits 2007–2008 146,870,081 (negative 8,030,655)Link to footnote 3 138,839,426 106,095,231 1,041,915 31,702,280Link to footnote 3  
Employment Insurance Benefits 2008–2009 116,135,633 (negative 5,447,439)Link to footnote 3 110,688,194 81,298,695 2,551,714 1,322,771Link to footnote 3 25,515,014
Employment Insurance Benefits (112,561 cases) 2009–2010 119,124,773 (negative 10,658,783)Link to footnote 3 108,465,990 73,944,216 4,909,137 828,491Link to footnote 3 28,784,146
Employment Insurance Benefits (115,812 cases) 2010–2011 136,713,797 (negative 4,916,361)Link to footnote 3 131,797,436 79,783,576 7,888,375 635,264Link to footnote 3 43,490,221
Employment Insurance Benefits (104,909 cases) 2011–2012 128,656,145 (negative 1,010,690)Link to footnote 3 127,645,455 66,518,468 10,208,779 418,894Link to footnote 3 50,499,314
Employment Insurance Benefits (112,693 cases) 2012–2013 158,787,153 (negative 2,243,216)Link to footnote 3 156,543,937 60,654,432 19,527,667 150,640Link to footnote 3 76,211,198
Employment Insurance Benefits (87,613 cases) 2013–2014 127,571,441 2,617,243Link to footnote 3 130,188,684 24,796,936 26,899,585 94,954Link to footnote 3 78,397,209
Family Allowances 1988–1989 144,968 (negative 21,875) 123,093 60,664   61,849 580
Family Allowances 1991–1992 79,520 (negative 5,817) 73,703 25,689   42,967 5,047
Family Allowances 1993–1994 113,772 42,974 156,746 44,191   111,252 1,303
Old Age Security 1985–1986 168,923 430,684 599,607 201,471 4,200 184,955 208,981
Old Age Security 1986–1987 173,459 68,877 242,336 97,864   143,876 596
Old Age Security 1987–1988 348,198 (negative 103,471) 244,727 144,323 2,112 82,923 15,369
Old Age Security 1988–1989 1,149,776 (negative 478,928) 670,848 231,249 2,865 276,880 159,854
Old Age Security 1989–1990 745,061 16,679 761,740 186,485 12,678 216,743 345,834
Old Age Security 1990–1991 450,788 34,157 484,945 120,607   192,431 171,907
Old Age Security 1991–1992 563,001 147,469 710,470 159,516 1,800 461,358 87,796
Old Age Security 1992–1993 541,650 565,793 1,107,443 175,907 2,399 821,811 107,326
Old Age Security 1993–1994 256,140 168,824 424,964 90,260   171,205 163,499
Old Age Security 1994–1995 1,076,882 138,857 1,215,739 209,131   775,160 231,448
Old Age Security 1995–1996 558,177 446,246 1,004,423 498,929 4,529 443,435 57,530
Old Age Security 1996–1997 556,744 1,014 557,758 48,388 300 419,849 89,221
Old Age Security 1997–1998 808,271 402,230 1,210,501 203,875 5,100 673,710 327,816
Old Age Security 1998–1999 955,473 203,073 1,158,546 298,900 6,497 422,651 430,498
Old Age Security 1999–2000 517,463 (negative 63,522) 453,941 226,093 30,453 105,433 91,962
Old Age Security 2000–2001 985,419 (negative 273,128) 712,291 232,561 688 121,558 357,484
Old Age Security 2000–2001 3,658,263 (negative 3,147,092) 511,171 100,992 6,746 69,331 334,102
Old Age Security 2002–2003 843,538 (negative 248,553) 594,985 146,510 5,339 258,992Link to footnote 3 184,144
Old Age Security 2003–2004 2,330,524 (negative 1,016,831) 1,313,693 143,412 9,881 89,517 1,070,883
Old Age Security 2004–2005 1,013,070 (negative 694,547) 318,523 124,333 8,588   185,602
Old Age Security 2005–2006 718,362 (negative 253,155) 465,207 65,805 5,400 160,743 233,259
Old Age Security 2008–2009 134,360 (negative 18,514) 115,846 58,006 12,660   45,180
Old Age Security (15 cases) 2009–2010 606,989 (negative 16,326) 590,663 111,664 10,602   468,397
Old Age Security (2 cases) 2010–2011 95,829   95,829 17,555     78,274
Old Age Security 2011–2012 14,995   14,995 5,493 267   9,235
Old Age Security (15 cases) 2012–2013 659,405 (negative 8,707) 650,698 39,494 91,562   519,642
Old Age Security (16 cases) 2013–2014 585,092   585,092 74,940 55,386 169,901 284,865
Fraudulent claim for overtime (1 case) 2013–2014 8,147   8,147   7,679   468
Fraudulent claims for Canada Student Loans (2 cases) 2012–2013 11,003 2,437Link to footnote 3 13,440       13,440
Fraudulent claims for Canada Student Loans (75 cases) 2013–2014 696,810 2,912Link to footnote 3 699,722 163,915Link to footnote 3 75,884 43,864 416,059
Fraudulent claim for Universal Child Care Benefits (1 case) 2010–2011 5,400 (negative 600) 4,800 1,300 3,500    
Fraudulent claim for Universal Child Care Benefits (2 cases) 2011–2012 14,000 300 14,300 11,800 800   1,700
Fraudulent claim for Universal Child Care Benefits (1 case) 2012–2013 8,500   8,500       8,500
Fraudulent claims for grants and contributions (2 cases) 2011–2012 468,767 17,273 486,040 262 259   485,519
Fraudulent claims for grants and contributions (3 cases) 2012–2013 620,814   620,814 22,563     598,251
Fraudulent use of acquisition card (1 case) 2012–2013 605   605   605    
Fraudulent use of acquisition card (2 case) 2013–2014 220   220   220    
Losses of public money :                
Fraud by an employee (2 cases) 2006–2007 11,767 (negative 769) 10,998 1,450     9,548
Fraudulent operation by an employee (Old Age Security) (3 cases) 2008–2009 115,669 (negative 49,798) 65,871 18,393Link to footnote 3   673 46,805
Fraudulent access to government funds (Grants and contributions) (1 case) 2009–2010 80,000   80,000 10,000   70,000Link to footnote 3  
Environment                
Department                
Damage to Crown vehicle (20 cases) 2013–2014 43,214   43,214   5,206 38,008Link to footnote 3  
Damage to Yellowknife Crown housing unit by former employee 2010–2011 13,986   13,986 7,802     6,184
Loss of American Express traveller's cheque 2013–2014 850   850     850Link to footnote 3  
Loss of petty cash (5 cases) 2013–2014 7,894   7,894       7,894
Unauthorized use of designated             (negative 1)  
travel card (7 cases) 2012–2013 15,855   15,855 9,061 100 2,711 3,983
Parks Canada Agency                
Damage to Crown vehicle (51 cases) 2013–2014 217,650   217,650 40,349 2,007 85,871Link to footnote 3 89,423
Damage to equipment (2 cases) 2012–2013 102,599   102,599     2,599 100,000
Damage to equipment (5 cases) 2013–2014 44,951   44,951 10,599   6,867 27,485
Damage to real property (15 cases) 2013–2014 140,127   140,127 7,898 24,180 51,063Link to footnote 3 56,986
Unauthorized use of designated travel card (1 case) 2013–2014 2,364   2,364   2,364    
Vandalism on building (10 cases) 2010–2011 46,450   46,450   20,000 16,450 10,000
Vandalism to other real property (20 cases) 2013–2014 12,970   12,970 100 260 12,610  
Fisheries and Oceans                
Department                
Damage to building (1 case) 2013–2014 24,000   24,000     24,000Link to footnote 3  
Fraudulent claim paid to suppliers and contractors (1 case) 2012–2013 316,595 (negative 179,535)Link to footnote 3 137,060   137,060    
Fraudulent endorsement of cheques 2009–2010 61,039   61,039 39,420 21,619    
Loss of vessel in fire 2010–2011 50,000   50,000     15,000 35,000
Theft of informatics equipment (3 cases) 2013–2014 2,138   2,138     2,138Link to footnote 3  
Unauthorized claim paid to suppliers and contractors (1 case) 2012–2013 228,850   228,850       228,850
Unauthorized or fraudulent use of designated acquisition or travel card (258 cases) 2011–2012 63,046 196 63,242 58,419   3,633 1,190
Unauthorized use of designated travel card (5 cases) 2012–2013 9,582   9,582 6,321 24   3,237
Unauthorized use of travel card (9 cases) 2013–2014 22,100   22,100 1,556 9,065   11,479
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development                
Department                
Fraudulent claim by a supplier (2 cases) 2013–2014 230,289   230,289   21,614 208,675Link to footnote 3  
Fraudulent relocation payments 2013–2014 2,604 1,291Link to footnote 3 3,895   2,604   1,291
Fraudulent travel or overtime claims (3 cases) 2003–2004 42,559 (negative 410) 42,149     1,149 41,000
Misuse of funds to make personal purchases 2010–2011 11,220   11,220 5,924     5,296
Theft of cash receipts from disposal of material 2013–2014 2,756   2,756 1,060     1,696
Theft of immigration, mission visa or consular funds 1994–1995 176,857   176,857       176,857
Theft of mission funds (3 cases) 2000–2001 935,794   935,794       935,794
Health                
Department                
Claims for false overtime and misuse of taxi chits (1 case) 2009–2010 30,000 (negative 21,462) 8,538       8,538
Damage to Crown vehicle (3 cases) 2013–2014 43,377   43,377 7,291 1,889 34,197  
False or fraudulent claims for contributions (3 cases) 2009–2010 8,399,000 (negative 97,107) 8,301,893 720,796 48,641 4,518,071 3,014,385
False or fraudulent claim for contributions (1 case) 2010–2011 260,827   260,827 98,000 24,000   138,827
Fraudulent claim for benefits (2 cases) 2007–2008 149,674 (negative 438) 149,236   27,900   121,336
Fraudulent claim for benefits (2 cases) 2009–2010 251,000 43,466 294,466 69,376     225,090
Fraudulent claim for contributions (2 cases) 2012–2013 115,926 (negative 15,596) 100,330 31,909     68,421
Fraudulent travel claims and unreported leave of absence (1 case) 2010–2011 63,714 (negative 25,969) 37,745       37,745
Fraudulent use of travel card (1 case) 2011–2012 4,804   4,804   4,804    
Inappropriate use of government resources and unearned salary (1 case) 2013–2014 141,423   141,423 14,500 7,865   119,058
Misuse of government acquisition card (1 case) 2009–2010 19,222   19,222 5,443     13,779
Overpayment ‑ Non‑insured health service provider (5 cases) 2009–2010 10,683,689 (negative 6,772,053) 3,911,636 1,870,000   349,329Link to footnote 3 1,692,307
Overpayment ‑ Non insured health service provider (2 cases) 2013–2014 1,097,566   1,097,566   36,509 842,172Link to footnote 3 218,885
Overpayment of contributions (1 case) 2013–2014 26,467   26,467   26,467    
Theft of wireless services (1 case) 2013–2014 7,924   7,924       7,924
Canadian Food Inspection Agency                
Damage to Crown vehicle in an accident (102 cases) 2013–2014 190,761 50,350Link to footnote 3 241,111 8,937 15,386 212,722Link to footnote 3 4,066
Unauthorized use of designated travel card (12 cases) 2012–2013 44,290 83Link to footnote 3 44,373 36,548Link to footnote 3 1,325 Link to footnote 3 6,500
Unauthorized use of travel card (4 cases) 2013–2014 10,384   10,384 8,188 2,196    
Canadian Institutes of Health Research                
Fraudulent claim for grant (1 case) 2013–2014 88,750   88,750   750   88,000
Public Health Agency of Canada                
Unauthorized use of long distance service (1 case) 2013–2014 1,800   1,800       1,800
Indian Affairs and Northern Development                
Department                
Administrative error ‑ trust funds (7 cases) 2011–2012 25,345   25,345 5,000   20,345Link to footnote 3  
Fraudulent claim for post‑secondary student support program, Quebec region (1 case) 2005–2006 60,000   60,000     9,000 51,000
Fraudulent use of acquisition card 2010–2011 29,972   29,972   11,616   18,356
Industry                
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario                
Loss of computer equipment (63 cases) 2013–2014 7,852   7,852     7,852Link to footnote 3  
Loss of shredder (1 case) 2013–2014 2,000   2,000     2,000Link to footnote 3  
National Defence                
Department                
Cashier shortage ‑ Ottawa (1 case) 2012–2013 190   190   190    
Discrepancy in a standing advance ‑ (CFB Halifax) 2002–2003 3,000   3,000       3,000
Discrepancy in Working Capital Fund (CFB Wainwright) 2013–2014 2,612   2,612       2,612
Discrepancy in Working Capital Fund (HMCS Protector) 2013–2014 5,500   5,500       5,500
Discrepancy in Working Capital Fund (HMCS Regina) 2013–2014 1,100   1,100       1,100
Discrepancy in Working Capital Fund (QG 5GSS) 2013–2014 100   100   100    
Fraudulent claims, cashing of cheques and receipts of pay ‑ CFSU Ottawa 1999–2000 28,305 63,047 91,352 24,391   66,961Link to footnote 3  
Fraudulent claims ‑ CFB Halifax (1 case) 2010–2011 68,374 872Link to footnote 3 69,246       69,246
Fraudulent claims for education allowances ‑ CFSU Brussels 2002–2003 92,000   92,000 27,000     65,000
Fraudulent payments deposited into personal bank account ‑ Ottawa 2007–2008 33,948 2,281 36,229 11,400 6,226   18,603
Fraudulent use of designated acquisition card (1 case) 2011–2012 2,891   2,891 400   2,491Link to footnote 3  
Loss of accountable advance ‑ Borden (2 cases) 2011–2012 344   344   17   327
Loss of accountable advance ‑ CFB Edmonton (16 cases) 2010–2011 10,528   10,528 5,589 120 969 3,850
Loss of accountable advance ‑ Libya (1 case) 2011–2012 13,039 (negative 12,849) 190       190
Loss of accountable advance ‑ Ottawa (1 case) 2012–2013 12,966   12,966       12,966
Loss of accountable advance (3 cases) 2013–2014 1,933   1,933   1,245 300Link to footnote 3 388
Loss of public funds ‑ 8 Wing Trenton ‑ theft 2009–2010 3,870 2,688 6,558 2,688     3,870
Loss of standing advance Kandahar ‑ suspected theftLink to footnote 4 2008–2009 20,538 (negative 1,879)Link to footnote 3 18,659 5,972Link to footnote 3 3,660   9,027
Loss of standing advance ‑ JTF Afghanistan (5 cases) 2009–2010 19,803 591 20,394 9,258   11,136Link to footnote 3  
Loss of standing advance ‑ CFSU(E) (1 case) 2012–2013 6,735   6,735       6,735
Loss of temporary advance ‑ Esquimalt (1 case) 2012–2013 1,500   1,500 342 1,158    
Overpayment of employment benefits (CFB Esquimalt) 2013–2014 20,278   20,278   7,859   12,419
Natural Resources                
Department                
Damage to Crown vehicle (6 cases) 2013–2014 46,188   46,188   21,773 24,415Link to footnote 3  
Fraudulent cashing of traveler's cheques (2 cases) 2007–2008 12,895   12,895 8,664     4,231
Theft and unauthorized use of taxi chits 2010–2011 769   769       769
Parliament                
The Senate                
Loss due to claims for living allowance in the National Capital Region and/or travel expenses (4 cases) 2012–2013 314,758 141,408 456,166 410,226     45,940
Privy Council Office                
Department                
Theft of taxi chits (2 cases) 2009–2010 5,509   5,509 945   50 4,514
Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board                
Damage to building due to flood (1 case) 2013–2014 6,622 161Link to footnote 3 6,783   6,783    
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness                
Canada Border Services Agency                
Fraudulent use of charge card (1 case) 2006–2007 265,000 (negative 55,110) 209,890 13,912   195,978Link to footnote 3  
Loss of revenues due to Customs Act infractions —                
Misrepresentation — Value 2011–2012 282,760   282,760 24,618   258,142Link to footnote 3  
Misrepresentation — Value 2013–2014 2,614   2,614     2,614Link to footnote 3  
Non report/Smuggling 2011–2012 290,396   290,396 26,174   241,522Link to footnote 3 22,700
Non report/Smuggling 2012–2013 407,560   407,560 2,310   405,250Link to footnote 3  
Non report/Smuggling 2013–2014 5,163,486   5,163,486   1,800 5,115,120Link to footnote 3 46,566
Other infractions 2013–2014 27,266   27,266 3,623 6,000   17,643
Correctional Service of Canada                
Damage due to inmate disturbances (166 cases) 2010–2011 54,815   54,815 7,507   47,308Link to footnote 3  
Damage due to inmate disturbances (96 cases) 2012–2013 36,226   36,226 749   35,477Link to footnote 3  
Damage due to inmate disturbances (123 cases) 2013–2014 55,975   55,975 261   55,714Link to footnote 3  
Damage due to intentional fire (17 cases) 2012–2013 9,069   9,069     8,669 400
Damage following motor vehicle accident (111 cases) 2013–2014 222,240   222,240 4,114 36 216,831Link to footnote 3 1,259
Damage to property and equipment (15 cases) 2013–2014 28,299   28,299   9,556 18,743Link to footnote 3  
Loss of petty cash (1 case) 2013–2014 100   100     100Link to footnote 3  
Loss originated from fraudulent inmate money order 2012–2013 10,391   10,391 5,617     4,774
Royal Canadian Mounted Police                
Damage to Crown vehicle and other transportation equipment (27 cases) 2012–2013 39,797   39,797 10,298   28,624 875
Damage to Crown vehicle and other transportation equipment (616 cases) 2012–2013 1,687,182   1,687,182 268,541 19,125 1,342,491Link to footnote 3 57,025
Damage to Crown vehicle and other transportation equipment (47 cases) 2013–2014 461,151   461,151 16,498 2,484 442,169Link to footnote 3  
Damage to Crown vehicle and other transportation equipment (917 cases) 2013–2014 2,368,257   2,368,257 279,905 56,530 1,798,376Link to footnote 3 233,446
Damage to government vehicle (49 cases) 2009–2010 257,706   257,706 15,886   241,820Link to footnote 3  
Damage to vehicle (1,068 cases) 2010–2011 2,864,071 1,311 2,865,382 597,611   2,241,957 25,814
Damage to vehicle (41 cases) 2011–2012 67,094 3,151 70,245 28,866   41,379Link to footnote 3  
Damage to vehicle (688 cases) 2011–2012 2,517,580 (negative 18,587) 2,498,993 652,091   1,830,976 15,926
Fraudulent overtime payment (1 case) 2013–2014 3,232   3,232   3,232    
Fraudulent use of acquisition card (1 case) 2013–2014 685 (negative 3)Link to footnote 3 682   682    
Theft of exhibit (1 case) 2013–2014 116,231   116,231       116,231
Vandalism to Crown vehicles and other transportation equipment (7 cases) 2012–2013 2,861   2,861 55   914 1,892
Public Works and Government Services                
Department                
Damage to building (10 cases) 2013–2014 282,597   282,597   19,901 262,696  
Fraud — Pay officer 2006–2007 250,000   250,000 59,315 7,959   182,726
Fraud — Public Service Pension Fund 2006–2007 1,185,000 (negative 912,069) 272,931 68,221 12,745 129,767Link to footnote 3 62,198
Fraud — Public Service Pension Fund 2007–2008 87,464 (negative 49,031) 38,433 1,870     36,563
Fraud — Public Service Pension Fund 2008–2009 58,187 74,834 133,021 6,053   109,830 17,138
Fraud — Public Service Pension Fund 2011–2012 71,131   71,131 11,355   2,000Link to footnote 3 57,776
Fraudulent use of acquisition card 2009–2010 4,087   4,087 2,099     1,988
Fraudulent use of taxi chits (2 cases) 2009–2010 21,156   21,156 110   1,156 19,890
Loss of money due to an illegal act 2004–2005 3,452,066   3,452,066 433,547 11,349 3,005,207 1,963
Malfeasance by an employee 2007–2008 2,775,542   2,775,542 926,394 12,835 1,509,425Link to footnote 3 326,888
Overpayments — Public Service Pension Fund 2007–2008 2,088,274 (negative 1,644,255) 444,019 327,977   98,160 17,882
Overpayments — Public Service Pension Fund 2009–2010 211,459   211,459 99,247 5,586 52,245 54,381
Overpayments — Public Service Pension Fund 2010–2011 145,480   145,480 79,256 2,002 14,623 49,599
Overpayments — Public Service Pension Fund 2012–2013 174,014   174,014 52,177 12,493   109,344
Overpayments — Public Service Pension Fund 2013–2014 497,792   497,792 59,662 62,020   376,110
Sponsorship Program (2 cases) 2007–2008 2,568,561   2,568,561 1,248,512     1,320,049
Sponsorship Program 2008–2009 2,140,000   2,140,000 92,808 15,000 1,987,192 45,000
Theft of petty cash (1 cases) 2013–2014 171   171       171
Unauthorized use of acquisition card (6 cases) 2012–2013 8,500   8,500 8,500Link to footnote 3      
Unauthorized use of travel card (5 cases) 2012–2013 10,357   10,357 10,119 238    
Unauthorized use of travel card (2 cases) 2013–2014 4,744   4,744 1,094 3,650    
Receiver General — Cheque Redemption Control Directorate                
Receiver General cheques including employment insurance warrants and Bank of Canada cheques —             Link to footnote 3  
Misdirected direct deposits (7,174 cases) 2013–2014 3,420,463   3,420,463 1,752,917 492,599 1,174,947  
Transport                
Department                
Damage to buildings and other real property (1 case) 2012–2013 78,798   78,798   10,000 68,798Link to footnote 3  
Damage to Crown boat (1 case) 2013–2014 1,830   1,830 1,428   402Link to footnote 3  
Fraudulent travel claim (7 cases) 2009–2010 7,939 Link to footnote 3 7,939 2,443Link to footnote 3 832   4,664
Theft of receipts (2 cases) 2010–2011 7,800 Link to footnote 3 7,800   5,030 2,770  
Unauthorized use of travel card (2 cases) 2013–2014 918   918   918 Link to footnote 3  
Treasury Board                
Secretariat                
Fraudulent claims benefits (health and dental plans) (5 cases) 2013–2014 189,739   189,739 8,777 12,026   168,936
Veterans Affairs                
Department                
False or fraudulent claims for War Veterans Allowance benefits (2 cases) 1992–1993 97,219 (negative 5,634) 91,585 24,000 4,800 18,584 44,201
False or fraudulent claims for War Veterans Allowance benefits (3 cases) 1999–2000 107,828   107,828 14,274   79,289 14,265
Fraudulent claims for benefits under Veterans Health Care Regulations, and for allowances under the Department of Veterans Affairs Act 2004–2005 10,618   10,618 10,160 458    
Fraudulent claims for benefits under Veterans Health Care Regulations 2005–2006 9,221   9,221 6,600 2,621    
Fraudulent endorsement of disability pension cheques cashed following death of payee (2 cases) 1995–1996 71,625 (negative 19,185) 52,440 19,289   5,947 27,204
Fraudulent endorsement of disability pension cheques cashed following death of payee 2003–2004 27,888   27,888       27,888
Fraudulent endorsement of disability pension cheques cashed following death of payee 2004–2005 30,108 (negative 18,908) 11,200 131 555   10,514
Fraudulent endorsement of disability pension cheques cashed following death of payee 2005–2006 9,846   9,846 2,610     7,236
Fraudulent endorsement of disability pension cheques cashed following death of payee 2006–2007 2,328   2,328 120     2,208
Fraudulent endorsement of disability pension cheques cashed following death of payee (5 cases) 2008–2009 378,004 (negative 1) 378,003 43,369 1,320 221,791 111,523
Fraudulent endorsement of disability pension cheques cashed following death of payee (7 cases) 2010–2011 743,112   743,112 141,018 100 394,421 207,573
Fraudulent endorsement of disability pension cheques cashed following death of payee 2011–2012 49,698   49,698       49,698
Personal use of government charge card by an employee 2003–2004 13,704   13,704 1,352     12,352
Theft of disability pension payments following death of payee (3 cases) 2007–2008 51,893 (negative 10,464) 41,429 12,053 150   29,226
Theft of disability pension payments following death of payee (6 cases) 2008–2009 83,556 (negative 14,175) 69,381 13,605 1,442 39,985 14,349
Total   1,324,458,336 (negative 43,173,616) 1,281,284,720 617,871,493 77,659,291 232,724,737 353,029,199

Footnotes

Footnote S

Statutory authority.

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Footnote 1

Amends previous year’s Public Accounts of Canada.

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Footnote 2

The original loss was reported as not expected to be recovered in 2009–2010. $300 has been recovered during the year..

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Footnote 3

The original loss was reported as not expected to be recovered in 2013–2014. It has been recovered during the year.

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Footnote 4

The original loss was incorrectly reported as recovered in 2012–2013. Following a review, the loss was amended and $3,660 was recovered during the year.

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