Western Economic Diversification Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada

Common menu bar links


[1]        Western Economic Diversification (WD) Act, http://laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/W-6.8/

[2]        Western Canadian Business Services Network, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/99.asp

[3]        2014–15 Report on Plans and Priorities, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/59.asp

[4]        Type is defined as follows: previously committed to—committed to in the first or second fiscal year prior to the subject year of the report; ongoing—committed to at least three fiscal years prior to the subject year of the report; and new—newly committed to in the reporting year of the RPP or DPR. If another type that is specific to the department is introduced, an explanation of its meaning must be provided.

[5]        Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/14857.asp

[6]        Defence Procurement Strategy, http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/app-acq/stamgp-lamsmp/sskt-eng.html


[7]        Global Markets Action Plan, http://www.international.gc.ca/global-markets-marches-mondiaux/


[8]        Western Canada's Shipbuilding Action Plan,  http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/13737.asp


[9]        Shipbuilding Symposium, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/14743.asp#a1


[10]       Canada's Industrial and Regional Benefits policy, https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/042.nsf/eng/home


[11]       Blueprint 2020 initiative, http://www.clerk.gc.ca/eng/feature.asp?pageId=350


[12]       Includes funding of both Technology Commercialization and Innovation Capacity Building projects


[13]       Western Diversification Program – Call for Proposals, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/301.asp


[14]       "Full-time equivalent" (FTE) is a measure of the extent to which an employee represents a full person-year charge against a departmental budget. FTEs are calculated as a ratio of assigned hours of work to scheduled hours of work. Scheduled hours of work are set out in collective agreements.


[15]       Whole of Government Framework, http://publiservice.tbs-sct.gc.ca/ppg-cpr/frame-cadre-eng.aspx


[16]          Public Accounts of Canada 2014, http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/recgen/cpc-pac/index-eng.html


[17]     Data Sources: Real Gross Domestic Product Growth - Statistics Canada, Table 379-0030; Labour Productivity Growth - Statistics Canada, Tables 282-0017 and 379-0030; Primary Production - Statistics Canada, Tables 379-0030 and 379-0031; and Gross Domestic Expenditures on Research and Development - Statistics Canada, Tables 358-0001, 380-0064 and 384-0038


[18]       WD Audit & Evaluation - Evaluation of Trade and Investment Activities, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/18292.asp


[19]       Francophone Economic Development Organizations, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/257.asp


[20]       Women's Enterprise Initiative, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/256.asp


[21]       Based on the latest available Round Four (2006–11) data provided by the Centre for Special Business Projects, Statistics Canada, June 2014.


[22]       Economic Development Initiative, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/11564.asp


[23]       Roadmap for Canada's Official Languages (2013–2018): Education, Immigration, Communities, http://www.pch.gc.ca/eng/1358263602229/1358263791285


[24]       Community Futures (CF), http://www.communityfuturescanada.ca/


[25]       WD Audit & Evaluation - Evaluation of CF Program,  http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/60.asp


[26]    WD Policy, Advocacy and Coordination Survey, March 2014.

[27]       Ibid


[28]       Western Innovation Forum, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/18455.asp


[29]     Shipbuilding Symposium, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/14743.asp#a1


[30]     Federal Sustainable Development Strategy, http://www.ec.gc.ca/dd-sd/default.asp?lang=En&n=CD30F295-1 


[31]     Supplementary Information Tables, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/18564.asp


[32]     Tax Expenditures and Evaluations publication, http://www.fin.gc.ca/purl/taxexp-eng.asp