Return on investments

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This statement provides details for the current year of the category of other revenues called return on investments. Return on investments consists mainly of interest from loans and advances, dividends from investments, and transfer of profits, as recorded by departments before any adjustments are made. For the purposes of presentation in the financial statements, amounts shown here for foreign exchange accounts and enterprise Crown corporations have been respectively reclassified to net foreign exchange revenues and Crown corporation revenues in Sections 2 and 3 of Volume I and Table 4a of Volume II.

Table summary

The table presents details for the current year of the category of other revenues called return on investments and consists of three columns. The first column presents, by account, the main elements of returns on investments, by department and agency. The next two columns present the amounts realized in the current year for each element. There is a subtotal row for each return on investments account. following the subtotal of the last account reported the information is summarized by Interest, transfer of profits, dividends and other. There is a total at the end of the table.

Return on investments
(in dollars)

Description   Amount realized in 2015–2016Link to footnote 1
Cash and accounts receivable
Employment and Social Development
Interest on bank deposits 109,157
Interest on bank deposits 221,582,048
Total cash and accounts receivable 221,691,205
Foreign exchange accounts
International reserves held in the Exchange Fund Account
Transfer of profits 2,186,636,621
International Monetary Fund—Transfer of profits
Loans 683,529
Subscriptions 751,520
Total foreign exchange accounts 2,188,071,670
Loans, investments and advances
Enterprise Crown corporations
Bank of Canada
Transfer of profits 1,113,562,111
Business Development Bank of Canada
Dividends 62,888,173
Interest 76,158,667
Subtotal 139,046,840
Canada Development Investment Corporation
Dividends 2,093,610,922
Canada Lands Company Limited
Dividends 10,000,000
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Interest 438,898,136
Canadian Dairy Commission
Interest 182,761
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
Export Development Canada—Dividends 500,000,000
Farm Credit Canada
Dividends 90,380,000
Interest 132,841,551
Subtotal 223,221,551
Royal Canadian Mint
Dividends 84,000,000
Other government business enterprises
Other than interest
Belledune Port Authority 157,773
Halifax Port Authority 1,523,751
Hamilton Port Authority 796,948
Montreal Port Authority 4,072,758
Nanaimo Port Authority 175,760
Oshawa Port Authority 33,120
Port Alberni Port Authority 101,547
Prince Rupert Port Authority 2,580,007
Quebec Port Authority 973,860
Saguenay Port Authority 59,727
Saint John Port Authority 511,283
Sept-Îles Port Authority 152,598
St. John's Port Authority 149,935
Thunder Bay Port Authority 72,473
Toronto Port Authority 2,748,195
Trois-Rivières Port Authority 148,689
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority 6,785,638
Windsor Port Authority 37,528
Subtotal 21,081,590
Total enterprise Crown corporations 4,623,603,911
National governments including developing countries
International Development Assistance
National Governments—Ukraine 6,886,630
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
International Development Assistance
Loans to developing countries 4,209,506
Services and commitment charges on loans to developing countries 2,523
Total national governments including developing countries 11,098,659
International organizations
International Finance Corporation
Canada Climate Change Program 1,569,181
Global Agricultural and Food Security Program 641,270
International Monetary Fund
Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust 417,689
Total International organizations 2,628,140
Other loans, investments and advances
Loans, investments and advances
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Dividends on investments 13,839
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
Personnel posted aboard 192,839
Subtotal 206,678
Agriculture and Agri-Food
Hog Industry Loan Loss Reserve Program 1,606,737
Citizenship and Immigration
Interest on assistance and transportation loans 253,969
Employment and Social Development
Interest on Canada Student Loans 634,873,629
Export Development Canada (Canada Account)
Development of export trade 66,368,579
Federal-provincial fiscal arrangements 58,944
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada 30,668
Indian Affairs and Northern Development
Council for Yukon First Nations—Elders 102,556
First Nations in British Columbia 474,188
Indian Economic Development Guaranteed Loans Program 20,357
Native claimants 1,595,442
On-Reserve Housing Interest on Guaranteed Loans Program 1,625,130
Stoney Band perpetual loan 11,688
Veterans Affairs
Veterans' Land Act Fund—Advances 154
Subtotal 707,022,041
Total other loans, investments and advances 707,228,719
Total loans, investments and advances 5,344,559,429
Other accounts
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
Interest on mission bank accounts 44,688
Indian Affairs and Northern Development
Esso Ltd Norman Wells Project profits—Dividends 10,470,635
National Defence
Interest earned from funds on deposit with suppliers/banks 91,941
Interest on loans to employees posted abroad 190,374
Security deposit (outside Canada posting) 3,849
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Loans and advances to persons posted abroad 4,680
Total other accounts 10,806,167
Total return on investments 7,765,128,471
Dividends 2,840,892,934
Interest 1,591,047,008
Transfer of profits 3,312,104,416
Other 21,084,113
Total 7,765,128,471

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