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Western Economic Diversification (WD) Act, http://laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/W-6.8/
2014–15 Report on Plans and Priorities, www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/59.asp
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.
"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.
Public Works and Government Services Canada website, http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/recgen/cpc-pac/index-eng.html
Data Sources: Real Gross Domestic Product Growth - Statistics Canada, Table 379-0030; Labour Productivity Growth - Statistics Canada, Tables 383-0030 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, and 384-0038
Western Diversification Program – Call for Proposals, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/301.asp
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Western Innovation Initiative, www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/14857.asp
Western Canadian Business Services Network, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/99.asp
Women's Enterprise Initiative, www.wd.gc.ca/eng/256.asp
Francophone Economic Development Organizations, www.wd.gc.ca/eng/257.asp
Western Innovation Initiative, www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/14857.asp
Based on the latest available Round Five (2007–12) data provided by the Centre for Special Business Projects, Statistics Canada, July 2015
Based on the latest available Round Five (2007–12) data provided by the Centre for Special Business Projects, Statistics Canada, March 2015
Economic Development Initiative, www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/11564.asp
Roadmap for Canada's Official Languages (2013–2018): Education, Immigration, Communities, http://www.pch.gc.ca/eng/1358263602229/1358263791285
Based on the latest available Round Five (2007–12) data provided by the Centre for Special Business Projects, Statistics Canada, July 2015
WD Policy, Advocacy and Coordination Survey, March 2014
Ibid.
Ibid.
Access West, June 2014 www.wd.gc.ca/eng/18455.asp
Access West, April 2015 www.wd.gc.ca/eng/18833.asp
Western Diversification Program – Call for Proposals, http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/301.asp
Federal Sustainable Development Strategy, http://www.ec.gc.ca/dd-sd/default.asp?lang=En&n=CD30F295-1
Supplementary Information Tables, www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/19025.asp
Government of Canada Tax Expenditures, http://www.fin.gc.ca/purl/taxexp-eng.asp