Horizontal Initiatives

General Information

Planning Information

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 Alignment Architecture Contributing programs and activities Total allocation (from start to end date) (dollars) 2016–17 Planned spending (dollars) 2016–17 Expected results 2016–17 Performance indicators 2016–17 Targets
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 33,783,460 6,756,692 Timely EA and regulatory decisions for major projects Percentage of major project EAs that meet legislated timelines (CEAA, NEB, CNSC reviews) 100%
P1b. Environmental Assessment Policy Supporting development of horizontal policies or procedures and developing and implementing ongoing improvements to the EA process for major projects 3,562,295 712,459 Timely EA and regulatory decisions for major projects Percentage of major project regulatory permitting processes that meet their service standards or regulated timelines 90% meet service standards

100% meet regulated timelines
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 5,314,820 Federal roles and responsibilities for major project reviews are clear and predictable Percentage of major project reviews for which the MPMOI has set out clear and predictable federal roles and responsibilities 100%
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 19,662,979 3,932,642 Regular tracking of projects and identification of issues that need resolution Frequency of tracking of projects and identification of issues that needs resolution Daily
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 MPMO DMs are satisfied or very satisfied with how advice is advanced on horizontal issues 70%
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 High quality EAs
  1. Proportion of relevant federal departments providing information, knowledge or advice to CEAA for standard EAs
  2. Proportion of relevant federal departments participating in CEAA Review Panel, NEB or CNSC public hearings
  3. 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
  4. 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
  1. 100%
  2. 100%
  3. 90%
  4. 90%
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  
1.2 Water Resources Providing expertise on hydrologic, water quantity and hydraulic impacts during the EA process 531,145 106,229
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 2,128,555 413,825
  2.2 Weather and Environmental Services for Canadians Providing information or knowledge on hydrological and climate change impacts during the EA process 531,145 106,229  
3.1 Substances and Waste Management Providing information or knowledge on mining and processing during the EA and regulatory permitting processes 2,592,730 509,031  
3.2 Climate Change and Clean Air Providing support on climate modeling and GHG gas emissions during the EA process 693,490 138,698
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 1,562,202 323,853  
3.3 Strategic Partnerships Implementing ongoing improvements to the review process for major projects 594,952 188,261
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 2,339,120 431,296
Total for all federal organizations (KOA 1) 108,639,522 21,778,312 Not applicable

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 Alignment Architecture Contributing programs and activities Total allocation (from start to end date) (dollars) 2016–17 Planned spending (dollars) 2016–17 Expected results 2016–17 Performance indicators 2016–17 Targets
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
  1. Percentage of major project reviews that have an Indigenous consultation work plan
  2. 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
  3. Percentage of legal challenges to major project reviews (including Indigenous consultation) where the Crown is not successful
  1. 100%
  2. 100%
  3. Decreasing trend
TC 2.3 Environmental Stewardship of Transportation Supporting consultations during EAs to meet duty to consult obligations 2,750,420 550,084      
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  
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    
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 1,358,577 297,682  
INAC 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 898,974 185,375    
INAC 1.2.3  Consultation and Accommodation Providing information, analysis, training and guidance on issues to facilitate a whole-of-government approach to consultations 1,189,903 254,847  
Total for all federal organizations (KOA 2) 15,278,994 3,104,212 Not applicable

 

Internal Services (IS)
Federal organizations Total allocation (from start to end date) (dollars) 2016–17 Planned spending (dollars)
CEAA 2,654,245 530,849
DFO 2,005,746 373,542
NRCan 1,337,021 267,358
TC 2,970,560 594,112
ECCC 1,057,640 232,929
INAC 1,056,272 118,686
Total (IS) 11,081,484 2,117,476
TOTAL MPMOI (KOA1, KOA2, IS) 135,000,000 27,000,000

Supplementary Information (Tables) 2016-17