Harper Cuts

2006 Federal Conservative Government Cuts
November 2006
Canada Policy Research Networks ELIMINATED

Canada School of Public Service FUNDING REDUCTION

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation FUNDING REDUCTION

Canada Revenue Agency Visitor Rebate Program ELIMINATED

Canadian Heritage Centre for Research and Information on Canada FUNDING ELIMINATED

Canadian Heritage Support to Canadian Volunteerism Initiative ELIMINATED

Canadian Labour Business Centre ELIMINATED
 
Community Access Program, internet access for communities at libraries, post offices, community centers ELIMINATED

Court Challenges Program ELIMINATED

Court Commission of Canada ELIMINATED

Environment: Youth International Internship Program ELIMINATED

First Nations and Inuit Tobacco Control Program ELIMINATED

Foreign Affairs and Public Diplomacy Program ELIMINATED

Foreign Affairs Youth International Internship Program ELIMINATED

Health Canada $28.1 MILLION REDUCTION

Health Canada Policy Research Program ELIMINATED

Health Canada Medical Marijuana Research Program ELIMINATED

Human Resources and Skills Development SIGNIFICANT FUNDING REDUCTIONS

HRD Adult Learning and Literacy programs REDUCED AND ELIMINATED

HRD Youth Employment Programs REDUCED AND ELIMINATED

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada FUNDING REDUCTION

Industry Canada Programs including Technology Partnerships Canada FUNDING REDUCTION

Industry Industrial Programs including Technology Partnerships Canada FUNDING REDUCTION

LAW Commission of Canada ELIMINATED

Mountain Pine Beetle Initiative ELIMINATED

Museum Assistance Program FUNDING REDUCTION

National Defence High-Frequency Surface Wave Radar Project ELIMINATED

Natural Resources and Environment Climate Change Programs, including the One Tonne Challenge, 40 public information offices across the country, and several scientific and research programs on climate change, 40% BUDGET CUT

Natural Resources Programs for Studying Concrete and Other Materials ELIMINATED

Public Works and Government Services Canadian Identity Grant and Contribution Program ELIMINATED

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Drug Impaired Driving Program Training Budget ELIMINATED

Statistics Canada SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS

Status of Women Canada, SIGNIFICANT BUDGET CUT Status of Women Canada mandate CHANGED; EXCLUDES “gender equality and political justice” Status of Women, advocating, policy research and lobbying TOTALLY BANNED

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada FUNDING REDUCTION

Workplace Equity/Employment Equity Program SIGNIFICANT REDUCTION

 

List prepared by Sasha McInnes and distributed by e-mail via PAR-L, a Canadian Feminist Electronic Network

These cuts effect all of us, but note the cuts to organizations of particular significance to Canadian women and feminists; i.e. the Court Challenges Programme, which severely affected LEAF (The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund), Status of Women Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, the Law Commission of Canada, Work Equity/Employment Equity Programme and Status of Women which was eliminated altogether.  There are others.

Edited for errors.  Twice!  Sooorrrry, something wrong here tonight.

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