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Table of Contents

The following tables provide information on each of the program sub-activities identified in Fisheries and Oceans Canada's Program Activity Architecture. These sub-activities are listed by the program activity and strategic outcome to which they contribute (note that the numbering of program activities is not sequential as only those that have sub-activities are listed here). By working to achieve the expected results outlined below and those identified in Section 2 of the 2012 13 Report on Plans and Priorities, Fisheries and Oceans Canada is making progress toward achieving its strategic outcomes, and therefore toward fulfilling its mandate.

Strategic Outcome 1: Economically Prosperous Maritime Sectors and Fisheries

Program Activity 1.1: Integrated Fisheries Resource Management

Program Sub-activity 1.1.1: Commercial Fisheries

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources
(Full-time Equivalents (FTEs))
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
96.5 91.2 90.4 830 767 765
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Stakeholders are engaged in harvest decision-making processes Percentage of major stocks in which stakeholders are provided opportunities to participate in fishery planning processes 100% by
March 31, 2013
Integrated Fishery Management Plans Percentage of major stocks with current Integrated Fishery Management Plans 65% by
March 31, 2013
Catch certificates Percentage of catch certificates issued within service standard 90% by
March 31, 2013
Completed Fisheries Checklists for major stocks Percentage of Fishery Checklists completed for major stocks on an annual basis 90% by
March 31, 2013
Science advice on stock status Percentage of approved requests for science advice on stock status that are completed within the required timelines 90% by
March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 1.1.2: Recreational fisheries

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
5.9 5.9 5.9 22 22 22
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Anglers are engaged in consultative processes to instill responsibility for shared stewardship for resource conservation and enhancement Number of consultative processes that anglers are engaged on by the recreational fisheries program Baseline to be established by
March 31, 2013
National Recreational Fisheries Awards Number of awards presented Five by
March 31, 2013
Consultations Percentage of planned consultations completed 100% by
March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 1.1.3: Atlantic Lobster Sustainability Measures Program

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
8.0 5.0 0.0 3 3 0
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Stakeholders in Lobster Fishing Areas participate in the Atlantic Lobster Sustainability Measures Program Number of funding proposals 20 by
March 31, 2013
Sustainability plans Number of sustainability plans 20 by
March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 1.1.4: Fisheries Science Collaborative Program

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
1.8 1.3 1.3 0 0 0
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Atlantic fishing industry collaborate to generate science data related to the abundance and distribution of the fisheries resource Percentage of collaborative program funding utilized 100% by
March 31, 2013
Scientific knowledge and advice Percentage of research projects completed versus planned 100% by
March 31, 2013

Program Activity 1.3: Aboriginal Strategies and Governance

Program Sub-activity 1.3.1: Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
27.3 27.3 27.4 56 56 56
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Aboriginal communities have the capacity to participate in the management of their own Food, Social and Ceremonial fisheries Number of Aboriginal communities with an Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy agreement 135 by
March 31, 2013
Number of Aboriginal communities issued a communal licence for Food, Social, and Ceremonial purposes 150 by
March 31, 2013
Signed funding agreements Number of signed Aboriginal Fishery Strategy agreements 135 by
March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 1.3.2: Aboriginal Aquatic Resource and Oceans Management

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
15.1 15.1 15.1 6 6 6
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Aboriginal groups have the capacity to participate in aquatic resource and oceans management at a broad watershed or ecosystem level Number of watershed/ecosystem-based Aboriginal Aquatic Resources and Oceans Management organizations 30 by
March 31, 2013
Signed funding agreements Number of signed Aboriginal Aquatic Resource and Oceans Management agreements 35 by
March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 1.3.3: Strategies and Governance

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
14.7 14.6 12.6 41 41 41
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Signed Treaty Agreements with Fisheries and Oceans provisions align with Fisheries and Oceans Canada's policies and objectives and accommodate interests of Aboriginal groups Number of Treaty Negotiations with Active Fisheries Table 14 by
March 31, 2013
Number of Treaties being implemented with Fisheries and Oceans provisions 26 by
March 31, 2013
Co-management bodies (e.g., wildlife management boards / Joint technical fisheries committees) with fisheries responsibilities are established consistent with the provisions in the treaty Percentage of Treaties groups with established co-management bodies 100% by
March 31, 2013
Fisheries access allocated to First Nations/Inuit pursuant to treaty final agreement Percentage of Treaties groups with access allocated consistent with treaty provisions 100% by
March 31, 2013

Program Activity 1.4: Sustainable Aquaculture Program

Program Sub-activity 1.4.1: Aquaculture Regulatory Reform

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
0.5 0.5 0.5 44 15 15
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has a coordinated federal-provincial aquaculture regulatory regime Number of federal-provincial Memoranda of Understanding on aquaculture reviewed and renewed 6 by
March 31, 2013
Strategies and regulatory measures Percentage of the integrated pest management strategy completed 100% by
March 31, 2013
Percentage of Introductions and Transfers (I&T) and Access to Wild Resources strategies completed 100% by
March 31, 2013
Percentage of regulatory measures amended and developed 80% by
March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 1.4.2: Aquaculture Innovation and Market Access Program

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
7.4 2.2 2.2 15 13 13
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
A Canadian aquaculture sector that has capacity to develop and adopt innovative technologies and management techniques Percentage share of investment by other funding partners for innovation projects 75% by
March 31, 2013
Signed contribution agreements Percentage of proposals that met selection criteria 80% by
March 31, 2013
Percentage of agreements that satisfied terms of agreement 100% by
March 31, 2013
Strategic action plans Percentage of work under Fisheries and Oceans Canada responsibility identified in the National Aquaculture Strategic Action Plan Initiative action plans 80% by
March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 1.4.3: Aquaculture Certification and Sustainability Reporting

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
5.9 2.0 2.0 9 6 6
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
A Canadian aquaculture sector that is positioned to take advantage of market opportunities Percentage of Canadian aquaculture producers positioned to implement certification programs 80% by
March 31, 2013
Strategies and initiatives Percentage of certification initiatives and standards development completed versus planned 80% by
March 31, 2013
Aquaculture sustainability reports Percentage of sustainability indicators developed and reported versus planned 80% by
March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 1.4.4: British Columbia Aquaculture Program

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
6.5 6.5 6.5 51 51 51
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
A transparent regulatory regime for aquaculture in British Columbia Percentage of aquaculture policy framework available to the public 75% by
March 31, 2013
Policy documents Percentage of individual policies completed 75% by
March 31, 2013
Licence and reporting information Percentage completion versus planned of licence and reporting information systems 100% by
March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 1.4.5: Aquaculture Environmental and Biological Science Program

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
7.2 7.0 6.8 68 62 61
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Policy and decision makers have access to a sound knowledge base on the broad ecosystem effects of aquaculture on aquatic environments Percentage of Fisheries and Oceans Canada publications compared to Canadian totals in the field of aquaculture Maintain or improve five-year average by March 31, 2013
Scientific knowledge and advice Number of research projects on ecosystem effects of aquaculture on aquatic environments Greater than or equal to 2010-11 baseline level

Program Sub-activity 1.4.6: Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
3.5 3.5 2.3 2 2 2
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Government and the Canadian aquaculture industry work collaboratively to address existing and emerging aquaculture research and development priorities Percentage of collaborative program funding utilized 100% by
March 31, 2013
Scientific knowledge and advice Number of ongoing collaborative aquaculture research and development projects undertaken in collaboration with industry Maintain five year average (2006 - 2011) by March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 1.4.7: Aquaculture Regulatory Science Program

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
5.9 0.0 0.0 17 0 0
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Regulatory decision makers have access to a sound aquaculture science knowledge base Percentage of key priority areas addressed, as agreed to with senior management, a priori 90% by
March 31, 2013
Scientific knowledge and advice Number of aquaculture regulatory research projects undertaken to inform regulatory decision-making Maintain three year average (2008- 2011)
by March 31, 2013

Program Activity 1.5: Salmonid Enhancement Program

Program Sub-activity 1.5.1: Salmonid Enhancement Operations

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources
(Full-time Equivalents (FTEs))
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
29.0 29.0 29.0 212 212 212
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Vulnerable salmon stocks are supported Percentage of enhancement facility production groups in the Integrated Fisheries Management Plans where the objective of enhancement is conservation and rebuilding of vulnerable stocks 33% by
March 31, 2013
Fish habitat is enhanced and restored Square meters of newly created and restored salmon habitat from Salmonid Enhancement Program (SEP) supported restoration projects (current year) 193,000 m2 (2008-2010 average)
by March 31, 2013
First Nations, communities and external parties participate in cooperative fisheries and watershed stewardship activities at the local level Number of community stewards (First Nations, volunteers, students, etc) participating in Salmonid Enhancement Operations supported stewardship activities 17,270 (2008-2010 average)
by March 31, 2013
Fish Number of juvenile salmon released from enhancement facilities 329.5 million (2007-2010 average)
by March 31, 2013
Habitat enhancement / restoration projects Number of habitat improvement projects supported by salmon enhancement operations 51 (2008-2010 average)
by March 31, 2013
Community involvement and public education Number of community partnerships established (community groups, indirect partners, school initiatives) 2,150 by
March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 1.5.2: Salmonid Enhancement Contribution Programs

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources
(Full-time Equivalents (FTEs))
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
1.0 1.0 1.0 0 0 0
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
First Nations, communities and organizations have resources to enable participation in cooperative fisheries and watershed stewardship activities Number of groups (First Nations, communities organizations) that receive funding through the Pacific Salmon Foundation and T. Buck Suzuki Foundation to support salmon enhancement, fish habitat and stewardship activities 70 (2008-2010 average)
by March 31, 2013
Contribution agreements with the Pacific Salmon Foundation and T. Buck Suzuki Foundation Number of community based watershed stewardship projects supported through Pacific Salmon Foundation funding 109 (2008-2010 average)
by March 31, 2013
Number of salmonid enhancement and fish habitat projects supported through T Buck Suzuki funding Three (2008-2010 average)
by March 31, 2013

Strategic Outcome 2: Sustainable Aquatic Ecosystems

Program Activity 2.1: Compliance and Enforcement

Program Sub-activity 2.1.1: Education and Shared Stewardship

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
10.3 10.3 10.3 52 52 51
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Users of Canadian fisheries and oceans have access to relevant information and are informed of the rules and regulations relating to the protection of Canada's fish and fish habitat Percentage of dedicated hours that Fishery Officers are engaged in outreach activities 10% by
March 31, 2013
Outreach Percentage of resources devoted to outreach 5% by
March 31, 2013
Partnership Arrangements/Agreements Number of organizations for which fishery officer/inspector/guardian/analyst class designations are issued 40 by
March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 2.1.2: Monitoring, Control and Surveillance

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
49.1 49.1 49.1 415 415 415
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Users of Canadian fisheries and oceans understand their obligations and are committed to meeting those obligations Number of enforcement actions taken against offenders commensurate with type and severity of offences This indicator does not lend itself to target setting but reporting on trends with the appropriate analysis will supplement the overall performance story
Percentage of violations that are responded to 100% by March 31, 2013
Percentage of charges that are upheld 100% by March 31, 2013
Patrols, inspections and other forms of compliance based interventions Number of hours of patrol coverage for all sectors of the regulated community 300,000 hours by
March 31, 2013
Percentage of resources dedicated to monitoring, control and surveillance 40% by March 31, 2013
Percentage of commercial fishing vessels over 35 feet with vessel monitoring systems 100% by March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 2.1.3: Major Cases and Special Investigations

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
15.6 16.0 15.9 79 82 83
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Those that do not comply with legislation, regulations and other managing frameworks that govern Canadian waterways, fisheries, oceans and habitat are held accountable for their actions Percentage of major cases successfully prosecuted with fines commensurate with severity of offences 100% by
March 31, 2013
Intelligence Percentage of resources devoted to gathering and analyzing intelligence and conducting major investigations 15% by
March 31, 2013
Audits Percentage of European Union and Illegal Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) catch certificate audits completed 3% by
March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 2.1.4: Compliance and Enforcement Program Capacity

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
33.4 33.4 33.4 199 197 197
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Canada has the capacity to effectively administer and enforce the legislation, regulations, and other managing frameworks that govern Canadian waterways, fisheries, oceans, and habitat in a fair, predictable and consistent manner Percentage of Fishery Officer Cadets successfully graduating from the Fishery Officer Career Progression Program and being deployed relative to planned 100% by
March 31, 2013
Trained personnel Percentage of total time of Fishery Officers spent on training 5% by
March 31, 2013
Percentage of resources devoted to internal capacity building 35% by
March 31, 2013
Percentage of Fishery Officers successfully completing annual requalification on force continuum relative to planned 100% by
March 31, 2013

Program Activity 2.6: Oceans Management

Program Sub-activity 2.6.1: Integrated Oceans Planning

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
10.7 9.3 9.3 86 78 78
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Regulators and ocean users work collaboratively to address existing and emerging issues in Canada's estuaries, coastal and marine ecosystems Percentage of Large Ocean Management Areas for which there is participation from key stakeholders and regulatory authorities in governance structures and advisory processes 100% by
March 31, 2015
Integrated Oceans Management Plans Percentage of Large Ocean Management Area integrated management plans that have initiated implementation (i.e. step 5 of the 6-step integrated management planning process) 100% by
March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 2.6.2: Ecosystem Assessments

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
21.5 21.1 21.1 229 227 227
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Policy and decision makers have access to a sound knowledge base on the state of marine aquatic ecosystems Percentage of approved requests for science advice on aquatic ecosystems that are completed within the required timelines 90% by
March 31, 2013
Scientific knowledge and advice Percentage of advisory publications on aquatic ecosystems that are published on the Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat website within the required timelines. 90% by
March 31, 2013

Strategic Outcome 3: Safe and Secure Waters

Program Activity 3.1: Search and Rescue Services

Program Sub-activity 3.1.1: Search and Rescue Coordination and Response

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
30.1 29.1 29.1 170 170 170
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
People in maritime distress are assisted Percentage of responses to calls for assistance in proportion to requests 100% by
March 31, 2013
Canadian Coast Guard Search and Rescue responses Percentage of primary Search and Rescue vessels meeting reaction time of 30 minutes or less for maritime incidents 99% by
March 31, 2013

Program Sub-activity 3.1.2: Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
4.9 4.9 4.9 0 0 0
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary members are available to respond to maritime Search and Rescue incidents Percentage of maritime Search and Rescue responses by Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary relative to the total number of maritime Search and Rescue incidents 20% by
March 31, 2013
Signed contribution agreements Number of trained Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary members 4,200 (Five-year average)
by March 31, 2013

Program Activity 3.4: Fleet Operational Readiness

Program Sub-activity 3.4.1: Fleet Operational Capability

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
230.7 228.9 228.9 2590 2590 2590
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
An operationally capable fleet has the capacity to respond to the current operational needs and requirements of the Government of Canada Number of operational days delivered vs. planned See note*
Operational vessels, Air Cushioned Vehicles, helicopters, and small craft Number of operational days planned vs. available See note*
* Performance will be reported in the 2012-13 Departmental Performance Report and targets will be developed for the 2013-14 Reports on Plans and Priorities.

Program Sub-activity 3.4.2: Fleet Maintenance

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
61.4 61.4 61.4 61 61 61
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
A reliable fleet that responds to the operational needs and requirements of the Government of Canada Condition rating for the fleet of large vessels remains within acceptable risk tolerance for reliability, availability and maintainability 64.4 by
March 31, 2013
Condition rating for the fleet of small vessels remains within acceptable risk tolerance for reliability, availability and maintainability 65.8 by
March 31, 2013
Maintained vessels and Air Cushioned Vehicles Percentage of critical maintenance milestones achieved versus planned 95% by
March 31, 2013
* Through the Vessel Condition Survey program, Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) determines the condition of a vessel through an actual physical examination of each vessel resulting in a vessel condition score or rating. The target condition score/rating represents the acceptable tolerance for reliability, availability and maintainability against which the aggregate of the actual vessel condition survey results are measured.

Program Sub-activity 3.4.3: Fleet Procurement

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
125.7 62.0 49.1 133 133 133
Expected Result / Output Performance Indicator Target
A modern fleet that responds to the operational needs and requirements of the Government of Canada Remaining Operational Life for Large Vessels See Note*
Remaining Operational Life for Small Vessels See Note*
Remaining Operational Life for Helicopters See Note*
Maintained vessels and Air Cushioned Vehicles Percentage of vessels, Air Cushioned Vehicles, helicopters and small craft delivered versus plan 100% by
March 31, 2013
* Performance will be reported in the 2012-13 Departmental Performance Report and targets will be developed for the 2013-14 Reports on Plans and Priorities.

Internal Services — Supporting all Strategic Outcomes

Governance and Management Support

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
77.6 76.5 76.4 631 631 631

Resource Management Services

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
92.4 75.0 80.5 869 853 829

Asset Management Services

Financial Resources ($ millions) Human Resources (FTEs)
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
125.9 124.6 120.1 339 335 335