Appropriate minister[s]: The Honourable Maryam Monsef
Institutional head: Gina Wilson
Ministerial portfolio: Canadian Heritage
Enabling instrument[s]: Order-in-Council P.C. (1976-779)
Year of incorporation / commencement: 1976
Other: SWC’s regional offices are located in Montréal (serving Québec), Moncton (serving New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador), and Edmonton (serving Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Northwest Territories and Yukon). The National office, also serving Nunavut, and the region of Ontario regional office are located at SWC headquarters in the National Capital Region.
In 2016, SWC regional operations were being enhanced to 15 locations, including new full-time presence in Toronto and Vancouver as well as part-time presence in 9 other locations (Charlottetown, Halifax, St. John’s, Québec, Regina, Winnipeg, Yellowknife, Whitehorse and Iqaluit).
The Status of Women Canada’s Strategic Outcome and Program Alignment Architecture of record for 2016–17 are shown below.
1. Strategic Outcome: Equality between women and men is promoted and advanced in Canada
- 1.1 Program: Strategic Advice, Expertise and Promotion of Gender Equality
- 1.2 Program: Advancing Equality for Women
- Internal Services
Supplementary information tables
- Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy
- Details on transfer payment programs of $5 million or more
- Internal audits and evaluations
- Response to parliamentary committees and external audits
Federal tax expenditures
The tax system can be used to achieve public policy objectives through the application of special measures such as low tax rates, exemptions, deductions, deferrals and credits. The Department of Finance Canada publishes cost estimates and projections for these measures each year in the Report on Federal Tax Expenditures Endnote xviii . This report also provides detailed background information on tax expenditures, including descriptions, objectives, historical information and references to related federal spending programs. The tax measures presented in this report are the responsibility of the Minister of Finance.
Organizational contact information
For financial information, contact:
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Corporate Services Directorate
For other information, contact:
Director, Research and Evaluation
Policy and External Relations Directorate
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