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, sub-total 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
($)
Transport
Grants
Grant to the Province of British Columbia in respect of the provision of ferry and coastal freight and passenger services 29,238,376 (negative 508,629) 28,729,747 28,729,747 28,355,115
Community participation funding program 800,000 800,000 11,100 788,900
Grant to close grade crossings 300,000 300,000 95,000 205,000 95,000
Grants to support clean transportation initiatives 250,000 250,000 250,000 27,350
Grant for the Northern transportation adaptation initiative 200,000 (negative 200,000) 150,000
Grant to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for Cooperative Development of Operational Safety and Continuing Airworthiness Program (COSCAP) 130,000 130,000 130,000 130,000
Total—Grants 30,918,376 (negative 658,629) 30,259,747 29,215,847 1,043,900 28,757,465
Contributions
Gateways and Border Crossings Fund 484,147,493 (negative 15,425,964) 468,721,529 330,368,813 138,352,716 336,389,054
Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Transportation Infrastructure Fund 40,249,710 11,786,291 52,036,001 43,867,173 8,168,828 95,145,022
Airports capital assistance program 38,000,000 7,561,077 1,461,365 47,022,442 46,935,184 87,258 27,326,438
Ferry services contribution program 34,569,754 (negative 912,532) 33,657,222 31,657,222 2,000,000 32,616,292
Contribution to support clean transportation initiatives 11,217,704 11,217,704 2,720,615 8,497,089 5,890,807
Regional and remote passenger rail service class contribution program 11,200,000 155,924 11,355,924 11,355,924 13,360,273
Payments in support of crossing improvements approved under the Railway Safety Act 10,945,000 (negative 167,388) 10,777,612 8,929,862 1,847,750 8,402,976
Smart Oceans contribution program 7,400,000 7,400,000 7,400,000 4,200,000
Road safety transfer payment program 4,442,681 4,442,681 3,048,363 1,394,318 4,442,483
Contribution program for the centre of excellence for marine transportation of oil and liquefied natural gas 3,700,000 3,700,000 849,600 2,850,400
Airports operations and maintenance subsidy program 1,600,000 81,470 1,681,470 1,681,470 1,226,343
Labrador coastal airstrips restoration program 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,600,620
Contribution in support of boating safety 1,000,000 167,388 1,167,388 1,167,388 930,663
Contributions to provinces toward highway improvements to enhance overall efficiency and promote safety while encouraging industrial development and tourism from a regional economic perspective: Outaouais Road Development Agreement 950,000 (negative 557,390) 392,610 392,610 9,366,718
Contribution for the Northern transportation adaptation initiative 645,000 501,488 1,146,488 1,146,488 1,307,574
Allowances to former employees of Newfoundland Railways, steamships and telecommunications services transferred to Canadian National Railways 484,000 (negative 208,902) 275,098 275,098 316,630
Transportation association of Canada 419,000 13,575 432,575 432,575 445,911
Contributions to the railway association of Canada for Operation Lifesaver 300,000 300,000 300,000 300,000
Payments to other governments or international agencies for the operation and maintenance of airports, air navigation and airways facilities 100,000 100,000 43,137 56,863 47,967
Canadian transportation research Forum's scholarship program 24,000 (negative 3,000) 21,000 21,000 24,000
Link to footnote S Northumberland strait crossing subsidy payment under the Northumberland Strait Crossing Act 63,789,074 (negative 1,454,444) 62,334,630 62,334,630 61,732,946
Link to footnote S Payments to the Canadian National Railway Company in respect of the termination of the collection of tolls on the Victoria Bridge, Montreal and for rehabilitation work on the roadway portion of the bridge 3,300,000 3,300,000 3,300,000 3,300,000
Port divestiture fund 126,631 126,631 69,322 57,309 2,961,864
Contribution for the Oshawa Harbour Port consolidation project 2,497,315 2,497,315 2,497,315 5,899,253
Items not required for the current year 903,176
Total—Contributions 719,483,416 21,844,683 (negative 16,221,779) 725,106,320 561,793,789 163,312,531 618,137,010
Total Ministry 750,401,792 21,844,683 (negative 16,880,408) 755,366,067 591,009,636 164,356,431 646,894,475

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