Upcoming evaluations over the next five fiscal years

Note: The following table is draft and only provides an estimate of the forecasted evaluation schedule. NRCan’s five-year plan will be final once approved by the department’s Deputy Minister, at which time this supplementary table will be updated.

Fiscal year
of the planned date for deputy head approval of the evaluation report)
Title of the evaluation Completion of last evaluation Link to department’s Program Inventory Planned spending associated with the program(s) evaluated (dollars)
2017–18 Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals 2012-13 1.3.3 Geo-Mapping for Energy and Minerals 39,632,451
Major Projects Management Office Initiative 2011-12 1.3.5 Major Projects Management Office Initiative 5,741,931
Alternative Transportation Fuels – ecoEnergy for Biofuels 2010-11 2.1.3 Alternative Transportation Fuels Part of 2.1.3 – see 2020-21
Forest Disturbances Science and Application Not applicable 3.1.3 Forest Disturbances Science and Application 40,735,113
Essential Geographic Information Not applicable 3.2.1 Essential Geographic Information 26,453,722
Extended Continental Shelf 2011-12 3.2.4 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1,275,447
2018–19 Forest Products Market and Access and Diversification 2011-12 1.1.2 Forest Products Market Access and Diversification 28,874,287
Policy Capacity (Various) Not applicable. 1.1.3 Energy Market Access and Diversification 2.1.2 Support for Clean Energy Decision-Making 26,656,680
Major Projects Management Office – West Not applicable 1.1.3 Energy Market Access and Diversification 3,075,175.00
Energy Efficiency TBD 2.1.4 Energy Efficiency 56,850,282
Youth Employment Strategy 2014-15 2.2.3 Clean Energy Science and Technology TBD
Energy Innovation Initiative Not applicable 2.2.3 Clean Energy Science and Technology 196,941,044
    World-Class Tanker Safety System South of 60° North Latitude Not applicable 2.2.3 Clean Energy Science and Technology TBD
Single Window Initiative TBD 3.1.1 Explosives Safety and Security TBD
Geohazards and Public Safety 2014-15 3.1.5 Geohazards and Public Safety 15,495,561
Federal Contaminated Sites 2013-14 4.1 Internal Services TBD
2019–20 Forest Sector Innovation 2014-15 1.2.2 Forest Sector Innovation 92,546,943
Targeted Geoscience Initiative 2014-15 1.3.2 Targeted Geoscience Initiative 11,729,315
Marine Renewable Energy Enabling Measures Not applicable 2.1.1 Renewable Energy Deployment TBD
Geomatics Remote Sensing and Mapping Not applicable 3.2.1 Essential Geographic Information TBD
Canada’s Legal Boundaries 2014-2015 3.2.2 Canada’s Legal Boundaries 12,851,311
2020–21 Renewable Energy Deployment 2010-2011 2.1.1 Renewable Energy Deployment 5,542,068
Clean Growth and Climate Change - International Cooperation 2015-16 2.1.2 Support for Clean Energy Decision-Making 120,163,126
Explosives Safety and Security 2010-11 3.1.1 Explosives Safety and Security 5,284,427
3.1.2 Materials and Certification for Safety and Security 1,860,386
2021–22 Alternative Transportation Fuels 2012 / 2015-16 / 2017-18 2.1.3 Alternative Transportation Fuels 906,070
Green Mining Initiative/Mining Innovation 2014-15 2.2.2 Green Mining 13,007,623
1.2.1 Mining Innovation 8,592,587
Environmental Studies and Assessments 2013-14 2.3.3 Environmental Studies and Assessments 7,287,409
Climate Change Adaptation (Various) 2016-17 3.1.4 Climate Change Adaptation 7,042,592
Total organizational spending    728,545,550

Programs with no planned evaluations in the next five years

Link to the departmental Program Inventory   Completion of last evaluation Rationale for not evaluating in  the current five-year cycle Planned spending associated with the programs not planned to be evaluated (dollars)
1.1.1 Mineral and Metal Markets Access and Diversification 2012-13 Low risk and materiality 1,584,455
1.2.3 Geospatial Innovation   2015-16 Low risk and materiality 8,015,314
1.3.1 Mineral Investments Not applicable Low risk and materiality 10,202,794
1.3.4 New Energy Supply Not applicable Low risk and materiality 5,857,162
2.2.1 Materials for Energy Not applicable Low risk and materiality 10,016,515
2.2.3 Renewable and Clean Electricity S&T 2012-13 Low risk and materiality TBD
2.2.3 End Use S&T Not applicable Low risk and materiality TBD
2.3.1 Forest Ecosystem Science and Application 2013-14 Low risk and materiality 15,605,942
2.3.2 Groundwater Geoscience 2013-14 Low risk and materiality 3,233,122
2.3.4 Geospatial Information for Responsible Natural Resource Development Not applicable Low risk and materiality 1,311,150
3.2.3 Polar Continental Shelf Program 2012-13 Low risk and materiality 8,569,697
Total organizational spending   64,396,151

Total planned organizational spending in dollars(programs planned to be evaluated in the next five years plus programs with no planned evaluations in the next five years): $792,941,701

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