Report on Plans and Priorities 2015-16

Analysis of Programs by Strategic Outcome

Program 3.3 - Maritime Security


The Canadian Coast Guard's Maritime Security Program supports the work of federal departments and agencies with maritime and national security mandates, including the Royal Canadian Mounted PoliceFootnote1, Canadian ForcesFootnote2, Canada Border Services AgencyFootnote3, Public Safety CanadaFootnote4, and Transport CanadaFootnote5, by sharing maritime expertise and information and lending vessel support. Fleet Operational Readiness, Marine Communications and Traffic Services, as well as Shore-Based Asset Readiness programs are integral contributors to the delivery of the Maritime Security Program. The program is delivered in coordination with the Department's Compliance and Enforcement program. The legal basis for the Maritime Security Program is found primarily in the Oceans ActFootnote6.

Budgetary Financial Resources (dollars)

Main Estimates
Planned Spending
Planned Spending
Planned Spending
8,477,162 8,477,162 8,477,162 8,477,162

Human Resources (full-time equivalents)

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
62.0 61.0 61.0

Performance Measurement

Expected Result Performance Indicator Target Date to be Achieved
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% March 31, 2016
Percentage of scheduled reports delivered on time 95% March 31, 2016
Percentage of satisfaction in response to client needs 75% March 31, 2016

Planning Highlights - Organizational Priorities

  • Support Speech from the Throne commitment to act on advice from the Expert Panel on Tanker Safety to create a world class tanker safety system, through the following activities:
    • Implementing key elements of the Incident Command System, as the standard incident management methodology to strengthen marine pollution and other all-hazard incident response, in collaboration with emergency management partners.