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Economic Impact of Marine Related Activities in Canada

Appendix D: Marine Construction Expenditures

Table D-1: Capital expenditures by port
Values in $000s 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 5-year avg.
St. John's 4,528 1,419 1,856 3,244 466 2,303
Halifax 3,563 6,019 10,607 10,262 26,042 11,298
Saint John n.a. 3,373 7,253 1,548 1,232 3,352
Montreal 21,280 24,723 8,050 17,088 23,079 18,844
Quebec 19,035 3,556 5,050 4,587 8,622 8,170
Sept-Iles 633 558 1,389 3,630 3,629 1,968
Trois-Rivieres 401 3,973 7,837 5,543 306 3,612
Sub-total Atlantic 49,439 43,621 42,042 45,902 63,376 49,547
Vancouver 25,448 13,083 33,835 21,909 23,321 23,519
Prince Rupert 719 2,122 2,264 22,020 64,717 18,368
Nanaimo 4,371 1,003 1,045 905 926 1,650
Sub-total Pacific 30,538 16,208 37,143 44,834 88,963 43,537
Total 79,977 59,829 79,186 90,736 152,340 93,084

Source: port authority annual reports and Luc Forcier, Trois-Rivières Port Authority; Mario Bernard, Port de Quebec;
Tim Gilfoy, Strait of Canso Superport Corporation; Rebecca Penz, Greater Victoria Harbour Authority
Cindy Mah, Port Alberni Port Authority; Jacqueline Gale,Prince Rupert Port Authority;

Table D-2: DND maritime capital expenditures by province
Values in $000s 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 5-year avg.
Newfoundland and Labrador 1,379 853 2,827 2,800 4,247 2,421
Nova Scotia 50,110 58,857 52,183 53,032 50,147 52,866
Brirish Columbia 17,664 8,190 14,448 41,286 42,245 24,767
Total 69,153 67,900 69,458 97,118 96,639 80,054

Source: DND, Estimated Expenditures by Electoral District and Province, annual.

Table D-3: Offshore oil & gas development expenditures by area and province
Values in $000s Newfoundland and Labrador Elsewhere Total Nova Scotia Elsewhere Total Total Atlantic
2002 172,480 320,320 492,800 93,000 207,000 300,000 265,480
2003 192,850 358,150 551,000 125,000 278,000 403,000 317,850
2004 215,880 400,920 616,800 97,000 272,000 369,000 312,880
2005 152,800 283,660 436,460 52,000 221,000 273,000 204,800
2006 20,100 37,310 57,410 109,000 214,000 323,000 129,100
5-year avg. 150,822 280,072 430,894 95,200 238,400 333,600 246,020

Source: CNLOPB and CNSOPB

Table D-4: DFO Small Craft Harbours capital spending, 2003-2006
Values in $000 2003 2004 2005 2006 4-year avg
Newfoundland 7,063 8,031 7,432 9,641 8,042
Maritimes 8,790 10,926 6,342 9,030 8,772
Gulf 6,508 4,736 7,751 6,740 6,434
Quebec 0 0 0 0 0
Central & Arctic 480 1,594 1,824 1,123 1,255
Pacific 2,363 2,861 3,569 4,612 3,351
Total 25,204 28,148 26,918 31,145 27,854

Note: Impact analysis excludes Central & Arctic because expenditures are in Great Lakes ports.
Source: DFO special tabulation

Table D-5: Construction price index
Year 1997=100 2005=100
2002 119 1.19
2003 122 1.16
2004 135 1.05
2005 142 1.00
2006 155 0.92

Source: Statistics Canada, Cat. No. 327-0039

Table D-6: Capital expenditures by port ($2005) ($000s)
Port 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 5-year avg.
St. John's 5,403 1,652 1,953 3,244 427 2,536
Halifax 4,251 7,006 11,157 10,262 23,858 11,307
Saint John 0 3,926 7,629 1,548 1,129 2,846
Montreal 25,393 28,776 8,467 17,088 21,143 20,174
Quebec 22,714 4,139 5,312 4,587 7,899 8,930
Sept-Iles 755 649 1,461 3,630 3,325 1,964
Trois-Rivieres 479 4,624 8,243 5,543 280 3,834
Sub-total Atlantic 58,995 50,773 44,222 45,902 58,061 51,590
Vancouver 30,367 15,228 35,589 21,909 21,365 24,892
Prince Rupert 858 2,470 2,381 22,020 59,289 17,404
Nanaimo 5,216 1,167 1,099 905 848 1,847
Sub-total Pacific 36,440 18,865 39,069 44,834 81,502 44,142
Total 95,435 69,637 83,291 90,736 139,563 95,732

Source: Table D-1 adjusted by Table D-5 construction price index.

Table D-7: DND maritime capital expenditures by province ($2005)
Values in $000s (2005) 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 5-year avg.
Newfoundland and Labrador 1,646 993 2,974 2,800 3,891 2,461
Nova Scotia 59,795 68,506 54,889 53,032 45,941 56,433
British Columbia 21,078 9,533 15,197 41,286 38,702 25,159
Total 82,519 79,031 73,060 97,118 88,534 84,052

Source: Table D-2 adjusted by Table D-5 construction price index.

Table D-8: Offshore oil & gas development expenditures ($2005)
Year Newfoundland and Labrador Elsewhere Total Nova Scotia Elsewhere Total Total Atlantic
2002 205,816 382,231 588,047 110,975 247,008 357,983 316,791
2003 224,465 416,863 641,328 145,492 323,574 469,066 369,957
2004 227,074 421,708 648,782 102,030 286,104 388,133 329,103
2005 152,800 283,660 436,460 52,000 221,000 273,000 204,800
2006 18,414 34,181 52,595 99,858 196,052 295,910 118,272
5-year avg. 165,714 307,729 473,442 102,071 254,747 356,818 267,785

Source: Table D-3 adjusted by Table D-5 construction price index.

Table D-9: DFO Small Craft Harbours capital spending ($2005)
Region 2003 2004 2005 2006 4-year avg
Newfoundland 8,221 8,447 7,432 8,832 8,233
Maritimes 10,231 11,492 6,342 8,273 9,084
Gulf 7,575 4,982 7,751 6,175 6,621
Quebec 0 0 0 0 0
Central & Arctic 559 1,676 1,824 1,028 1,272
Pacific 2,750 3,009 3,569 4,225 3,388
Total 29,336 29,607 26,918 28,533 28,598

Source: Table D-4 adjusted by Table D-5 construction price index.

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