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Section III - Supplementary Information

Financial Highlights

Condensed Statement of Operations

For the years ending March 31, 2012 and 2013
(in thousands of dollars)
  Change in Dollars Future-Oriented
Total Expenses -24,331 149,675 174,007
Total Revenues 6 126 120
Net Cost of Operations -24,337 149,549 173,887

The decrease of $24.3 million in the net cost of operations for fiscal year 2012-13 is mainly due to a reduction in forecast expenditures in the amount of $9 million, related to the Afghanistan Task Force, Canada's Economic Action Plan, Strategic Review savings and transfers to Shared Services Canada. In addition, the Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River will sunset in 2012, resulting in a decrease of $11.6 million. Finally, a net decrease of $0.2 million is forecast for severance pay.

Condensed Statement of Financial Position

For the years ending March 31, 2012 and 2013
(in thousands of dollars)
  Change in Dollars Future-Oriented
Total assets -4,665 16,623 21,288
Total liabilities -6,101 22,306 28,407
Equity 1,436 -5,683 -7,119
Total -4,665 16,623 21,288

As shown in the statement of financial position, there is a forecast decrease of $4.6 million in assets and $6.1 million in liabilities in 2012-13, mainly due to an anticipated decrease in expenditures in the amount of $24.3 million.

Future-Oriented Financial Statements

Future-oriented financial statements can be found on PCO’s website under Reports and Publications.

List of Supplementary Information Tables

All electronic supplementary information tables found in the 2012–13 Report on Plans and Priorities can be found on the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat’s web site.

  • Details of Transfer Payment Programs
  • Summary of Capital Spending by Program Activity
  • Sources of Respendable and Non-respendable Revenue
  • Upcoming Internal Audits and Evaluations over the next three fiscal years

Section IV - Other Items of Interest

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  1. “Type” is categorized as follows: Ongoing—committed to at least three fiscal years before the subject year of the report; Previously committed to—committed to in the first or second fiscal year before the subject year of the report; and New—newly committed to in the reporting year of the report.
  2. For Program Activity descriptions, see Section II.
  3. “Planned spending” is defined as spending that is expected to be incurred in a fiscal year and for which Cabinet and/or Treasury Board approval has already been obtained.
  4. Spending under Commissions of inquiry includes funds for PCO financial and administrative advice as well as funds to support the inquiries themselves.
  5. PCO operates in a highly centralized environment where many costs normally assumed by line managers are covered through Internal services and are not reallocated to individual program activities (e.g., desktop computers, printers, Blackberries, furniture and equipment, supplies, printing and graphics, messenger services and telecommunications).
  6. PCO has responsibility for the operation of all Cabinet committees except Treasury Board. The current list of Cabinet committees is posted on the Prime Minister’s website.