Supplementary Data on Budget 2012 Implementation

Planned Savings by Program Activity – Privy Council Office

(thousands of dollars)
Strategic Outcome
Program Activity
2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
& ongoing
The Government’s agenda and decision making
are supported and implemented and the institutions
of government are supported and maintained.
Prime Minister and portfolio ministers’ support and advice 410 1,473 3,547
Cabinet and Cabinet committees’ advice and support 189 1,154 1,655
Public service leadership and direction 477 928 983
Commissions of inquiry 0 0 0
Internal Services 325 404 2,991
Total 1,401 3,959 9,176


  1. The figures presented above do not include the planned savings for the Public Appointments Commission Secretariat in the amount of $1,084,000 for 2012-13 and ongoing. The Government has eliminated the Public Appointment Commission and Secretariat as it has significantly strengthened the rigour and accessiblity of the public appointments system over the past five years, particularly for full-time and leadership positions.
  2. The planned savings for the Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada are excluded.