2014-15 Departmental Performance Report

Analysis of Programs by Strategic Outcome

Program 3.3 - Maritime Security


The Maritime Security program is led by the Canadian Coast Guard. This program collaborates with federal departments and agencies with maritime security responsibilities, including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canadian Forces, Canada Border Services Agency, Public Safety Canada, and Transport Canada, by facilitating the provision of maritime expertise, vessel support, and information. The Maritime Security program provides these agencies with relevant Coast Guard information in support of their maritime and national security mandates. Coast Guard's Fleet Operational Readiness, Marine Communications and Traffic Services, and Shore-Based Asset Readiness programs are integral contributors to the delivery of this program. This program is delivered in coordination with the Department's Compliance and Enforcement Program. The legal basis or authority for the Maritime Security program is found primarily in the Oceans Act.

Budgetary Financial Resources (dollars)

Main Estimates Planned Spending Total Authorities Available for Use Actual Spending (authorities used) Difference (actual minus planned)
9,240,284 9,240,284 7,320,573 7,320,573 -1,919,711

Human Resources (full-time equivalents)

Planned Actual Difference
(actual minus planned)
51.0 48.1 -2.9

Performance Measurement

Expected Result Performance Indicator Target Actual Results
Federal enforcement and intelligence communities have adequate support and information to enhance their awareness of vessel movements and respond to marine activities Percentage of requests for information that are actioned within 30 minutes 100% by March 31, 2015 100%
Percentage of scheduled reports delivered on time 95% by March 31, 2015 99.6%
Percentage of satisfaction in response to client needs 75% by March 31, 2015 89.4%

Performance Analysis and Lessons Learned

All requests for information were actioned within 30 minutes.

Maritime security personnel exceeded their projected target and delivered over 99.6% of scheduled reports on time, thereby demonstrating efficiency and effectiveness in their work.

Similarly, a client survey indicated 89.4% satisfaction rate in response to client needs.