Disclosure of transfer payment programs under $5 million

 
 
Name of transfer payment program International Affiliations Program
End date N/A
Type of transfer payment Grant
Type of appropriation Estimates
Link to the NRC's Program Inventory International Affiliations
Main objective Canada's membership in international S&T organizations promotes international market-oriented research and innovation, networking, advocacy, leadership and benchmarking opportunities as well as access to research and benchmarking possibilities, enabling Canadian science, technology, and industry to remain competitive.
Planned spending for 2019-20 (dollars) 600,000
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2015-16
General targeted recipient groups International organizations and foreign countries. (Foreign recipients which are international scientific and technological (S&T) organizations having two or more states as members. As well, non-foreign recipients are non-governmental Canadian delegates who attend related meetings hosted by these foreign recipients).
 
Name of transfer payment program Assessed Contribution to the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM)
End date N/A
Type of transfer payment Contribution
Type of appropriation Estimates
Link to the NRC's Program Inventory Measurement Science and Standards
Main objective By representing Canada on the international metrology stage through its affiliation with the BIPM, the NRC is able to more effectively and efficiently respond to the NRC's mandated responsibility for maintenance of national measurement standards, as articulated in the NRC Act and the Weights and Measures Act.
Planned spending for 2019 20
(dollars)
659,000
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2015-16
General targeted recipient groups International organizations and foreign countries. (Bureau international des poids et mesures (BIPM) is an annual assessed contribution reflecting Canada's status as a State Party to the Metre Convention Treaty since 1907).