Report on Plans and Priorities 2013-14
Analysis of Programs by Strategic Outcome
Program 3.5 - Shore-based Asset Readiness
The Canadian Coast Guard Shore-based Asset Readiness Program ensures that the Canadian Coast Guard's non-fleet assets are available and reliable to support the delivery of Canadian Coast Guard programs. These non-fleet assets include both fixed and floating aids, such as visual aids (e.g., lighthouses and buoys), aural aids (e.g., fog horns), radar aids (e.g., reflectors and beacons), and long-range marine aids, such as the Differential Global Positioning System, as well as electronic communication and navigation systems and over 300 radio towers. The Shore-based Asset Readiness Program ensures the availability and reliability of these assets through provision of life-cycle investment planning, engineering, acquisition, maintenance, and disposal services. The Canadian Coast Guard College is an important contributor to the delivery of this program. As required, this program is delivered in coordination with Public Works and Government Services Canada. Activities associated with the life-cycle asset management of Canadian Coast Guard shore-based assets are legislated and guided by a number of legal instruments such as the Financial Administration Act and Government Contracts Regulations, as well as policies, directives, and guidelines provided by Treasury Board, Treasury Board Secretariat, Industry Canada, and Public Works and Government Services Canada. The legal basis or authority for this program is found in the Constitution Act, 1867 and the Oceans Act.
Financial Resources ($ millions)
Human Resources (FTE)
|Reliable shore-based assets ready to respond to the operational needs and priorities of the Government of Canada||Condition rating for Marine Communications and Traffic Services Program assets remains within acceptable risk tolerance for reliability, availability, and maintainability||See Note*|
|Condition rating for Aids to Navigation Program assets remains within acceptable risk tolerance for reliability, availability, and maintainability||See Note*|
* Target is under development and will be established by March 2013.
Planning Highlights - Renewing Canadian Coast Guard Assets and Service Delivery Priority
- Shore-based Asset Renewal - Complete the definition phase of the Shore-based Asset Renewal initiative and identify major activities and timelines for the initiative's implementation.
- The Marine Navigation Program also contributes to this initiative.
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