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Key Objective Area (KOA) 1: Environmental Assessment/Regulatory Review, Decision Making and Post-Approval Follow-Up and Compliance Monitoring (Scientific/Technical Expert Capacity; Proponent Support and System Integration; Policy and Reporting; Legal Services) *Note, some of these resources reported under KOA #1 (related to the four business lines listed above) may also support KOA #2 (Indigenous consultation)
Federal organizations Link to department’s Program Inventory Contributing programs and activities Total allocation (from 2015-16 to 2019-20) (dollars) 2017–18 Planned spending (dollars) 2017–18 Expected results 2017–18 Performance indicators 2017–18 Targets Link to department’s  Strategic Outcomes [or Core Responsibilities] Link to government priorities           
CEAA P1a. Environmental Assessment Delivery Determining whether an EA is required, undertaking analysis of potential impacts of a designated project  on the environment and Indigenous rights and treaty rights, undertaking Indigenous consultations, preparing EA decision statements, and compliance and enforcement 33,786,539   6,790,734   1. Timely EA and regulatory decisions for major projects 1a. Percentage of major project EAs that meet legislated timelines (CEAA, NEB, CNSC reviews)

1b. Percentage of major project regulatory permitting processes that meet their service standards or regulated timelines
1a.Target: 100% of major project EAs meet legislated timelines (CEAA, NEB, CNSC reviews)

1.b Target: 90% of major project EAs meet service standards; and 100% meet regulated timelines
High-quality and timely environmental assessments of major projects to protect the environment and support economic growth Improved Quality, Timeliness, and Efficiency of Government Service Delivery
P1b. Environmental Assessment Policy Supporting development of horizontal policies or procedures and developing and implementing ongoing improvements to the EA process for major projects 3,804,845 760,969 High-quality and timely environmental assessments of major projects to protect the environment and support economic growth
DFO 2.2 Fisheries Protection Program Providing information or knowledge on fish, fish habitat, and aquatic species at risk in support of EAs, applying regulatory review and permitting processes under the Fisheries Act and Species at Risk Act, supporting development of horizontal policies and procedures and ensuring departmental implementation of ongoing improvements to the review process for major projects 26,436,064 5,277,584   Federal roles and responsibilities for major project reviews are clear and predictable 2. Percentage of major project reviews for which the MPMOI has set out clear and predictable federal roles and responsibilities 2. Target: MPMOI has set out clear and predictable federal roles and responsibilities for 100% of major project reviews. Sustainable Aquatic Ecosystems Improved Quality, Timeliness, and Efficiency of Government Service Delivery

Improved Relationship with and Outcomes for, Indigenous peoples
NRCan 1.3.5 Major Projects Management Office Initiative Providing a single window for proponents and overarching management of major project reviews and providing horizontal leadership across the federal government to advance improvements to the major project review process 19,097,323 3,735,812 Regular tracking of projects and identification of issues that need resolution 3. Frequency of tracking of projects and identification of issues that needs resolution 3. Target: Daily tracking of project activities, and the identification of issues that need s resolution. Strategic Outcome 1: Canada's Natural Resource Sectors are Globally Competitive Improved Quality, Timeliness, and Efficiency of Government Service Delivery

Improved Relationship with and Outcomes for, Indigenous peoples.
TC 2.3 Environmental Stewardship of Transportation Providing information or knowledge on transportation-related environmental impacts during the EA process 6,920,099 1,384,020 Integrated and robust advice supports improvements to the major project review process 4. MPMO DMs are satisfied or very satisfied with how advice is advanced on horizontal issues 4.Target: 70% of MPMO DMs are satisfied or very satisfied with how advice is advanced on horizontal issues Strategic Outcome 2: A Clean Transportation System Improved Quality, Timeliness, and Efficiency of Government Service Delivery Modern, Sustainable, Resilient Infrastructure that Supports Economic Growth
3.2.3 Marine Safety (Navigation Protection Program) Providing information or knowledge on impacts to navigable waters during the EA and regulatory permitting processes and developing and implementing ongoing improvements to the review process for major projects 4,858,921 971,784 Strategic Outcome 3: A Safe and Secure Transportation System Improved Quality, Timeliness, and Efficiency of Government Service Delivery

Modern, Sustainable, Resilient Infrastructure that Supports Economic Growth
ECCC 1.1 Biodiversity-Wildlife and Habitat Providing expertise on wildlife and habitat during the EA and regulatory permitting processes 2,442,365 488,473 5.High quality EAs 5a. Proportion of relevant federal departments providing information/knowledge/advice to CEAA for standard EAs

5b. Proportion of relevant federal departments participating in CEAA Review Panel/NEB/CNSC public hearings

5c. Percentage of projects undergoing follow-up and monitoring for which CEAA received a report during the reporting period that indicated that the mitigation measures set out in the EA decision statement would effectively address the environmental effects of the project
5a. 100%of relevant federal departments provide information/ knowledge/advice to CEAA for standard EAs

5b. 100% relevant federal departments participate in CEAA Review Panel/NEB/CNSC public hearings.

5c. 90% of projects undergoing follow-up and monitoring for which CEAA received a report during the reporting period that indicated that the mitigation measures set out in the EA decision statement would effectively address the environmental effects of the project.
Canada’s natural environment is conserved and restored for present and future generations Modern, sustainable, resilient infrastructure that supports economic growth
1.2 Water Resources Providing expertise on hydrologic, water quantity and hydraulic impacts during the EA process 531,145 106,229   5d. Percentage of projects where adaptive management measures undertaken by the proponent and reported to CEAA led to effectively addressing the environmental effects of the project 5d. 90% of projects where adaptive management measures undertaken by the proponent and reported to CEAA led to effectively addressing the environmental effects of the project Canada’s natural environment is conserved and restored for present and future generations Modern, sustainable, resilient infrastructure that supports economic growth
1.3 Sustainable Ecosystems Providing information or knowledge on environmental impacts during the EA process and developing and implementing ongoing improvements to the review process for major projects 2,069,128 413,825 Canada’s natural environment is conserved and restored for present and future generations Modern, sustainable, resilient infrastructure that supports economic growth
2.1 Weather and Environmental Services for Canadians Providing information or knowledge on hydrological and climate change impacts during the EA process 531,145 106,229 Canadians are equipped to make informed decisions on changing weather, water, and climate conditions Modern, sustainable, resilient infrastructure that supports economic growth
3.1 Substances and Waste Management Providing information or knowledge on mining and processing during the EA and regulatory permitting processes 2,545,155 509,031 Threats to Canadians and their environment from pollution are minimized Modern, sustainable, resilient infrastructure that supports economic growth
3.2 Climate Change and Clean Air Providing support on climate modeling and GHG gas emissions during the EA process 693,487 138,698 Threats to Canadians and their environment from pollution are minimized Effective action on climate change
INAC 4.3.1 Petroleum and Minerals Providing information or knowledge on land management and Indigenous title and consultation in the North during the EA process and developing and implementing ongoing improvements to the review process for major projects 1,607,852* 323,853*       Strategic Outcome: The North — Self-reliance, prosperity and well-being for the people and communities of the North Inclusive and sustainable economic growth
3.3 Strategic Partnerships Implementing ongoing improvements to the review process for major projects 872,034* 188,261* Strategic Outcome: The Land and Economy — Full participation of First Nations, Métis, Non-Status Indians and Inuit individuals and communities in the economy Inclusive and sustainable economic growth
3.2.1 Land and Economic Development Services (note: this sub-program area may be subject to change in the future) Providing information or knowledge on land management and Indigenous title and consultation during the EA process and developing and implementing ongoing improvements to the review process for major projects 2,193,009* 431,296*
Total for all federal organizations Not applicable Not applicable 108,389,111 21,613,634 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

*Financial information includes 20% of Salary for Employee Benefit Plan (EBP) and 13% of Salary for Public Services and Procurement Canada accommodation costs

Key Objective Area 2: Indigenous Consultation

(CEAA also undertakes Indigenous consultation activities, which are included in the funding reported under KOA #1)

Federal organizations Link to department’s Program Inventory Contributing programs and activities Total allocation (from 2015-16 to 2019-20) (dollars) 2017–18 Planned spending (dollars) 2017–18 Expected results 2017–18 Performance indicators 2017–18 Targets Link to department’s Strategic Outcomes [or Core Responsibilities] Link to government priorities
DFO 2.2 Fisheries Protection Program Supporting consultations during EAs and undertaking consultations in relation to regulatory decisions under the Fisheries Act and Species at Risk Act to meet duty to consult obligations 6,558,190 1,311,638 1. Indigenous consultation activities for major projects are fulfilled in a consistent, adequate and meaningful manner, and meet the Crown's legal duty to consult. 1a. Percentage of major project reviews that have an Aboriginal consultation work plan

1b. Percentage of major project reviews for which DOJ, when requested, assesses the legal risk arising as a result of federal consultation efforts as low to medium

1c. Percentage of legal challenges to major project reviews (including Aboriginal consultation) where the Crown is not successful
1a. 100% of major project reviews with a Crown consultation component that have an Indigenous consultation work plan.

1b. 100% of major project reviews for which DOJ, when requested, assesses the legal risk arising as a result of federal consultation efforts as low to medium.

1c. Decreasing trend of legal challenges to major project reviews (including Indigenous consultation) where the Crown is not successful
Sustainable Aquatic Ecosystems Improved Relationship with and Outcomes for, Indigenous peoples
TC 2.3 Environmental Stewardship of Transportation Supporting consultations during EAs to meet duty to consult obligations 2,750,420 550,084     Strategic Outcome 2: A Clean Transportation System Improved Relationship with and Outcomes for Indigenous peoples.
3.2.3 Marine Safety (Navigation Protection Program) Supporting consultations during EAs and undertaking consultations in relation to regulatory decisions under the Navigation Protection Act to meet duty to consult obligations Strategic Outcome 3: A Safe and Secure Transportation System
ECCC 1.3 Sustainable Ecosystems Supporting consultations during EAs and undertaking consultations in relation to regulatory decisions under the Fisheries Act, the Migratory Birds Convention Act, the Species at Risk Act and the International River Improvements Act to meet duty to consult obligations 2,522,930 504,586 Canada’s natural environment is conserved and restored for present and future generations Improved relationship with and outcomes for Indigenous peoples
INAC 3.2.1 Lands and Economic Development Services Note: This sub-program area may be subject to change in the future Providing early engagement and developing partnerships in the project development stage and prior to a major project reviews, and analyzing economic development opportunities respecting major projects 1,462,443 297,682 Strategic Outcome: Lands and Economic Development Full participation of First Nations, Métis, Non-Status Indians and Inuit individuals and communities in the economy Inclusive and sustainable economic growth
4.3.1 Petroleum and Minerals Providing early engagement and developing partnerships in the project development stage and prior to a major project reviews, and analyzing economic development opportunities respecting major projects 921,294 185,375 Strategic Outcome: The North

Self-reliance, prosperity and well-being for the people and communities of the North
Improved Relationship with and Outcomes for Indigenous peoples.
1.2.3  Consultation and Accommodation Providing information, analysis, training and guidance on issues to facilitate a whole-of-government approach to consultations 1,257,368 254,847 Strategic Outcome: The Government

Support good governance, rights and interests of Indigenous peoples
Improved Relationship with and Outcomes for Indigenous peoples.
Total for all federal organizations (KOA 2) Not applicable 15,278,994 3,055,797 Not applicable

Note: Financial information includes 20% of Salary for Employee Benefit Plan (EBP) and 13% of Salary for Public Services and Procurement

Internal Services (IS)

Federal organizations Total allocation (from 2015-16 to 2019-20) (dollars) 2017-18 Planned spending (dollars)
CEAA 2,974,272 645,127
DFO 2,005,746 423,942
NRCan 1,337,021 267,358
TC 2,970,560 594,112
ECCC 1,164,645 232,929
INAC 686,000 118,686
Total (IS) 11,138,244 2,282,154
TOTAL MPMOI (KOA1, KOA2, IS) 135,000,000 27,000,000

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