2017-18 Supplementary Tables

List of supplementary information tables for the 2017–18 DP

Details on transfer payment programs of $5 million or more

General information
Name of transfer payment program Women’s Program (Voted)
Start date 1973
End date Ongoing
Type of transfer payment Grants and Contributions
Type of appropriation Appropriation annually through Estimates
Fiscal year for terms and conditions 2016-2017
Link to department’s Program Inventory Program 1.2: Advancing equality for women
Description The WP supports action and innovation by investing in initiatives that work to bring about equality between women and men. The Program provides grant and contribution funding to Canadian organizations to support community-based action through projects that will lead to equality in communities across Canada. The Program facilitates collaboration and networking, develops partnerships where needed to address horizontal issues impacting women and girls, shares knowledge and assists organizations working to advance women’s equality to gain access to expertise, resources and tools. The Program doesn’t have repayable contributions.
Expected results

Expected Result:

  • Women and communities have access to supports for addressing issues relating to equality between women and men

Performance Indicator:

  • Percentage of projects that generate supports (e.g. resources, tools)

Expected Result:

  • Communities and stakeholders have access to opportunities to advance equality between women and men

Performance Indicator:

  • Percentage of projects that facilitate opportunities (e.g. partnerships, networks, strategies)
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2011-12
Decision following the results of last evaluation continuation
Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation 2016-17
General targeted recipient groups Non-profit organizations
Initiatives to engage applicants and recipients SWC is continuing to implement its client engagement strategy. SWC continues to develop tools and supports to better connect recipients to facilitate partnerships and knowledge sharing. For example, promoting networking among different organizations that share a common goal by creating communities of practice to help ensure the success of their projects.
Planning information (dollars)
Type of transfer payment 2016–17
Forecast spending
2017–18
Planned spending
2018–19
Planned spending
2019–20
Planned spending
Total grants 15,610,000 15,560,000 15,510,000 15,280,000
Total contributions 5,020,000 5,020,000 4,420,000 4,350,000
Total other types of transfer payments        
Total program 20,630,000 20,580,000 19,930,000 19,630,000

Upcoming internal audits for the coming fiscal year

Internal audits
Title of internal audit Internal audit subject Status Expected completion date
Horizontal Internal Audit of Business Continuity Planning in Large and Small Departments
  • Security management
  • Information Technology
In Progress 2017-18 (Q1)
Horizontal Internal Audit of physical security in Large and Small Departments
  • Security Management
In Progress 2017-18 (Q4)
Horizontal Internal Audit of Human Resource Planning in Large and Small Departments
  • Workforce / Workplace Management
  • Project Management
Planning Phase 2018-19 (Q2)
Horizontal Internal Audit of Information Technology Security in Large and Small Departments – Phase II
  • Security Management
  • Information Technology
Planning Phase 2019-20 (Q1)
Horizontal Internal Audit of Compensation Pay System in Large and Small Departments
  • Compensation
  • Management of Shared and Common Services
  • Financial Management and Control
Planning Phase 2019-20 (Q3)
Horizontal Internal Audit of Project Management in Large and Small Departments
  • Project Management
  • Management of Shared and Common Services
  • Investment Planning
Planning Phase 2020-21 (Q1)
Horizontal Internal Audit of Costing of information for decision making in Large and Small Departments
  • Financial Management and Control
  • Investment Planning
Planning Phase 2020-21 (Q1)

Upcoming evaluations over the next five fiscal years

Programs planned to be evaluated in the next five years
Fiscal year(of the planned date for deputy head approval of the evaluation report) Title of the evaluation Completion of last evaluation Link to department’s Program Inventory Planned spending associated with the program(s) evaluated (dollars)
2017-18 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
2018-19 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
2019-20 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
2020-21 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
2021–22 Evaluation of the Women’s Program 2016 Program 1.2: Advancing equality for women 28,798,443
Total organizational spending  Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable. 28,798,443
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