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Canada/ 6.2 Public cultural expenditure  

6.2.3 Sector breakdown

Table 6:     Federal expenditures on culture by type and sector in CAD million, 2004-05 - 2005-06

Type and sector of cultural spending

2004-05

2005-06

Type

Operating expenditures (wages and salaries, purchases of goods and services)

2 573.9

2 600.8

Capital expenditures

300.4

243.4

Operating and capital grants, contributions and transfers

723.7

702.8

Total

3 598.0

3 547.1

Sector

Broadcasting

1 685.8

1 677.4

Heritage

929.3

910.3

Film and video

350.2

344.5

Performing arts

200.4

188.2

Literary arts

135.8

133.6

Other

296.5

293.1

Total 

3 598.0

3 547.1

Source:      Canadian Heritage: Government expenditures on culture, 2004-05 - 2005-06.

Table 7:     Transfer payments programmes by the Department of Canadian Heritage, in million CAD, 2006-2007

Names of transfer payment programmes
(above CAD 5 million)*

Amount
of grants

Amount of
contributions

Total

Aboriginal Peoples' Programme (including Young Canada Works)

0.6

65.2

65.8

Arts Presentation Canada Programme

0.0

22.1

22.1

Athlete Assistance Programme

25.3

0.0

25.3

Book Publishing Industry Development Programme (BPIDP)

0.0

36.7

36.7

Canada Magazine Fund

0.0

15.64

15.64

Canada New Media Fund

0.0

14.0

14.0

Canadian Arts and Heritage Sustainability Programme

15.4

5.6

21.0

Canadian Culture On-line Programme

0.0

5.4

5.4

Canadian Television Fund

0.0

120.0

120.0

Celebration, Commemoration and Learning Programme

2.1

11.6

13.7

Community Partnerships Programme

0.0

7.9

7.9

Cultural Spaces Canada

0.30

19.8

20.1

Development of Official-Language Communities Programme

5.2

216.3

221.5

Enhancement of Official Languages Programme (including Young Canada Works)

0.2

118.5

118.7

Exchanges Canada Initiative

0.1

22.4

22.5

TV5 Programme

4.1

3.0

7.1

Hosting Programme

0.0

126.5

126.5

Katimavik Programme

0.0

17.5

17.5

Multiculturalism Programme

0.6

8.6

9.2

Museum Assistance Programme
(including Young Canada Works)

1.6

8.2

9.8

Music Entrepreneur Programme**

0.0

0.0

0.0

National Arts Training Contribution Programme

0.0

17.04

17.04

New Musical Works Programme**

0.0

0.0

0.0

Partnerships Fund**

0.0

0.0

0.0

Publication Assistance Programme

45.4

0.0

45.4

Sport Support Programme

0.0

94.

94

Total

101.5

988.3

1 089.9

Source:      Department of Canadian Heritage, Departmental Performance Report (2006-07).
*                 All of the above transfer payments programmes are voted, which means that each year the Parliament of Canada votes annual Appropriation Act or Acts to grant expenditure authority to the Crown for departments and agencies. This spending authorisation lapses at year-end. For more detailed information on these transfer payments programmes.
**              Music Entrepreneur Programme and New Music Works Programme are included under Canada Music Fund. Partnerships Fund is included under Canadian Culture Online.

Table 8:     Forecast and Planned Cultural Spending by the Department of Canadian Heritage, in million CAD, 2008-2011

 

Forecast Spending 2007-08

Planned Spending 2008-09

Planned Spending 2009-10

Planned Spending 2010-11

Program activities

 

 

 

 

Creation of Canadian Content and Performance

341.1

339.6

226.1 

215.6 

Sustainability of Cultural Expression and Participation

213.9

176.2

151.7

80.5

Preservation of Canadian Heritage

39.0

40.7

41.4

42.1

Access to Canada's Culture

188.7

207.4

205.1

116.5

Promotion of Inter-Cultural Understanding

121.6

121.5

120.0

122.6

Community Development and Capacity Building

260.0

252.9

242.7

243.9

Participation in Community and Civic Life

203.9

257.2

200.1

153.6

Budgetary Main Estimates (gross)

1 368.2

1 395.5

1 187.1

974.8

Less: Respendable Revenue

5.2

4.2

4.0

4.0

Total Main Estimates

1 363.0

1 391.3

1 183.1

970.8

Supplementary Estimates

 

 

 

 

Additional Funding

99.0

 

 

 

Various transfers to / from other government departments and / agencies

-10.2

 

 

 

Reprofiling of funds

-38.1

 

 

 

Other planned initiatives

 

35.5

26.5

46.5

Total Adjustments

50.7

35.5

26.5

46.5

Total Planned Spending

1 413.7

1 426.5

1 209.6

1 017.3

Less: Non-respendable revenue

62.8

62.8

62.8

62.8

Plus: Cost of services received without charge

30.7

31.3

31.6

30.5

Net Cost of Program

1 381.6

1 395.3

1 178.4

985.0

Full-time Equivalents

2 252

2 354

2 351

2 074

Source:      Department of Canadian Heritage Report on Plans and Priorities, 2008-2009.


Chapter published: 27-04-2009

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