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Section IV : Supplementary Information

Supporting Information on Lower-Level Programs

Supporting information on lower-level programs is available on the Western Economic Diversification Canada’s (WD) website. xxxv

Supplementary Information Tables

The following supplementary information tables are available on the WD website.xxxvi

Federal Tax Expenditures

The tax system can be used to achieve public policy objectives through the application of special measures such as: low tax rates, exemptions, deductions, deferrals and credits. The Department of Finance Canada publishes cost estimates and projections for these measures annually in the Report of Federal Tax Expenditures.xxxvii This report also provides detailed background information on tax expenditures, including descriptions, objectives, historical information and references to related federal spending programs. The tax measures presented in this report are the responsibility of the Minister of Finance.

Organizational Contact Information

Western Economic Diversification Canada

1500 Canada Place, 9700 Jasper Avenue Northwest Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4H7

Canada

Telephone: 780-495-4164

Fax: 780-495-4557

Web: http://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/