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Strategic Investments in Northern Economic Development (SINED) (voted)

Start Date: April 1, 2014

End Date: March 31, 2016

Fiscal Year for Ts & Cs: 2014-15

Strategic Outcome: Developed and diversified territorial economies that support prosperity for all Northerners

Program, Sub-Program and Sub-Sub-Program: 1.1 Economic Development; 1.1.1 Business Development

Description: Strategic Investments in Northern Economic Development is a project-based suite of programs intended to strengthen and diversify the driver sectors of the territorial economies, and encourage Northerners’ participation in the economy. Eligible recipients include social enterprises, individuals, other levels of government and other non-federal entities, public or private, that have an interest in economic development in the North.

Expected Results:

Details of Transfer Payment Program (millions)
Transfer Payment Program ($ millions)
Forecast Spending
2014-15
Planned Spending
2015-16
Planned Spending
2016-17
Planned Spending
2017-18
*Planned spending starting in 2016-2017 is lower due to the sunsetting of the majority of the SINED program funding.
Total Grants 0 0 0 0
Total Contributions 18.157 18.157 1.157* 1.157*
Total Other Types of Transfer Payments 0 0 0 0
Total Transfer Payments 18.157 18.157 1.157* 1.157*

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: 2013-14

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation (Continuation, Amendment, Termination, Pending, or N/A): Continuation

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: To be determined

General Targeted Recipient Group: Northern First Nations communities; other Aboriginal recipients and organizations; industry-related organizations; municipalities and local organizations; persons; non-profit organizations; and territorial governments.

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: Sunsetting programs are subject to government decisions to extend or enhance funding. The outcomes of these decisions will therefore be reflected in both the Agency's future budget exercises and Estimates documents. Structured engagement with partners and stakeholders to be determined.

Northern Aboriginal Economic Opportunities Program (NAEOP) (voted)

Start Date: April 1, 2014

End Date: Ongoing

Fiscal Year for Ts & Cs: 2013-14

Strategic Outcome: Developed and diversified territorial economies that support prosperity for all Northerners

Program, Sub-Program and Sub-Sub-Program: 1.1 Economic Development; 1.1.1 Business Development; 1.1.2 Community Development

Description: Through the Northern Aboriginal Economic Opportunities Program (NAEOP), CanNor supports increased participation by Inuit, Métis and First Nations communities and businesses in the territories in economic opportunities. NAEOP comprises two program streams: 1) Community Readiness and Opportunities Planning (CROP), which provides project-based support to First Nations and Inuit communities and organizations, including organizations providing business development, financial or economic development services under this authority, for capacity and readiness activities so that communities are able to plan for, pursue and participate in economic opportunities; and 2) Entrepreneurship and Business Development (EBD), which assists Aboriginal entrepreneurs, Aboriginal businesses and Aboriginal organizations in the pursuit of economic opportunities for the benefit of Aboriginal people. The stream includes project-based support for activities that facilitate the establishment or expansion of Aboriginal businesses.

Expected Results:

Community Readiness and Opportunities Planning aims to:

Entrepreneurship and Business Development aims to:

Details of Transfer Payment Program (millions)
Transfer Payment Program ($ millions)
Forecast Spending
2014-15
Planned Spending
2015-16
Planned Spending
2016-17
Planned Spending
2017-18
Total Grants 0 0 0 0
Total Contributions 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8
Total Other Types of Transfer Payments 0 0 0 0
Total Transfer Payments 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: 2009-10

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation (Continuation, Amendment, Termination, Pending, or N/A): Continuation

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2018-19

General Targeted Recipient Group: First Nation communities; other Aboriginal recipients and organizations; municipalities and local organizations, and Aboriginal businesses in the territories.

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: Building upon national engagement sessions led by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) in 2010, CanNor held northern engagements (and consultations where needed) in the territories in 2012 on the review of the alignment of the Aboriginal economic development programs with the Federal Framework for Aboriginal Economic Development. CanNor continues to collaborate with Aboriginal Financial Institutions, Community Economic Development Organizations and other Aboriginal partners and stakeholders, as needed, on program implementation.

Northern Adult Basic Education Program (NABEP) (voted)

Start Date: November 10, 2011

End Date: March 31, 2016

Fiscal Year for Ts & Cs: 2011-12

Strategic Outcome: Developed and diversified territorial economies that support prosperity for all Northerners.

Program, Sub-Program and Sub-Sub-Program: 1.1 Economic Development; 1.1.2 Community Development

Description: The Northern Adult Basic Education Program (NABEP) is a five-year program that supports the territorial colleges in delivering an expanded suite of learning opportunities to working-age Northerners to enable them to obtain jobs or take further vocational training.

Expected Results: This five-year program is intended to increase the adult basic educational capacity of northern colleges. This will give northern adults greater opportunities to obtain the essential skills that will lead to jobs or further occupational training, and will provide businesses with an expanded source of local labour. It is expected to leave the colleges with a legacy of increased capacity for adult basic education over the longer term.

Details of Transfer Payment Program (millions)
Transfer Payment Program ($ millions)
Forecast Spending
2014-15
Planned Spending
2015-16
Planned Spending
2016-17
Planned Spending
2017-18
Total Grants 0 0 0 0
Total Contributions 6.604 3.563 0 0
Total Other Types of Transfer Payments 0 0 0 0
Total Transfer Payments 6.604 3.563 0 0

Fiscal Year of Last Completed Evaluation: 2013-14 (formative evaluation)

Decision following the Results of Last Evaluation (Continuation, Amendment, Termination, Pending, or N/A): N/A

Fiscal Year of Planned Completion of Next Evaluation: 2015-16: summative evaluation

General Targeted Recipient Group(s): Northern persons (students) and non-profit organizations (territorial colleges)

Initiatives to Engage Applicants and Recipients: An engagement process was undertaken with the three accredited northern colleges, and included the respective education departments of the territorial governments. Consultations were undertaken with Aboriginal groups where required, and other stakeholders were also engaged.

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