Northumberland Strait Crossing subsidy payment under the Northumberland Strait Crossing Act (Statutory)

General information

Name of transfer payment program Northumberland Strait Crossing subsidy payment under the Northumberland Strait Crossing Act (Statutory)
Start date May 31, 1997
End date April 1, 2032
Type of transfer payment Contribution
Type of appropriation Northumberland Strait Crossing Subsidy Payment under the Northumberland Strait Crossing Act (S.C., 1993, c. 43)
Fiscal year for terms and conditions 2016–17
Strategic Outcome An efficient transportation system
Link to department's Program Alignment Architecture Program 1.3: Transportation Infrastructure
Sub-program 1.3.3: Surface and Multimodal Infrastructure
Sub-Sub-program 1.3.3.2: Bridge Stewardship
Description The Northumberland Strait Crossing subsidy payments are made to the bridge operator to honour a constitutional obligation to provide a transportation link between Prince Edward Island and the mainland.
Expected results Federal funding is provided for continuous and efficient year-round transportation of people and goods between Prince Edward Island and the mainland to support an efficient, integrated and accessible transportation system.
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation The program has not been evaluated given the exclusion of statutory payments from evaluation coverage requirement.
Decision following the results of last evaluation Not applicable
Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation There is no intention to conduct an evaluation given the exclusion of statutory payments from evaluation coverage requirement.
General targeted recipient groups Industry-related (The contractual agreement is between the Government of Canada and Strait Crossing Development Inc., a private company).
Initiatives to engage applicants and recipients Not applicable.

Planning Information (dollars)

    Planned spending
Type of transfer payment Forecast spending 2016–17 2017–18 2018–19 2019–20
Total grants 0 0 0 0
Total contributions 0 0 0 0
Total other types of transfer payments 63,588,278 65,845,012 67,148,940 68,603,289
Total program 63,588,278 65,845,012 67,148,940 68,603,289
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