Outaouais Road Agreement

General information

Name of transfer payment program Outaouais Road Agreement
Start date January 7, 1972
End date Ongoing (until all planned projects are completed)
Type of transfer payment Contribution
Type of appropriation Appropriated annually through Estimates
Fiscal year for terms and conditions 2009–10
Strategic Outcome An efficient transportation system
Link to department's Program Alignment Architecture Program 1.3: Transportation Infrastructure;
Sub-program 1.3.3: Surface and intermodal infrastructure;
Sub-sub-program Highway and other transportation infrastructure support
Description The Outaouais Road Agreement makes contributions to the Government of Quebec for highway improvements made to enhance overall efficiency and promote safety, while encouraging regional and industrial development and tourism in the National Capital Region.
Expected results Advancement of capital projects included in the Outaouais Road Agreement. The principal project for forecasted spending in 2017-18 is the Highway 5 project.
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2008–09
Decision following the results of last evaluation Continuation
Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation 2017-18
General targeted recipient groups Provinces and territories (the Government of Quebec is the sole eligible recipient under the Outaouais Road Agreement).
Initiatives to engage applicants and recipients The Province of Quebec solicits funding from the federal government for eligible projects under this agreement. An agreement management committee is responsible for the management and administration of the agreement.

Planning Information (dollars)

    Planned spending
Type of transfer payment Forecast spending 2016–17 2017–18 2018–19 2019–20
Total grants 0 0 0 0
Total contributions 1,418,000 11,829,848 2,632,000 2,632,0000
Total other types of transfer payments 0 0 0 0
Total program 1,418,000 11,829,848 2,632,000 2,632,0000