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Action Plan Implementation Status Update Report to the Evaluation, Performance Measurement and Review Committee - As of March 31, 2011

Education and Social Development Programs and Partnerships - Infrastructure Branch (08045)

Evaluation of Grants for the Promotion of Fire Protection Awareness in Band and Federally Operated Schools
Approval Date: 24/02/2010

Project Recommendations Action Plan Expected Completion Date Program Response
1.)
A. Identify indicators for tracking performance information on participation levels (by school and age category) to be collected by organizations involved in the delivery of the grant program and review the program's target audience and reach in light of the absence of performance information on participation rates.
Work with Evaluation, Performance Measurement and Review Branch to develop Fire Grant program specific performance indicators as part of the Capital Facilities and Maintenance Performance Measurement Strategy. 31/03/2011 Status: Completed

Update/Rationale:
As of 31/03/2011:

Indicators for tracking performance information on participation levels (by school and age category) have been developed in collaboration with the Aboriginal Firefighters Association of Canada. A procedural document has been developed and shared with regional First Nation Firefighter organizations with the aim of clarifying and standardizing the process for the delivery of the grant program and collection of performance data.

AES: Close - Fully Implemented

B. Work toward streamlining the program's authorities and situating them under the Capital Facilities and Maintenance (CFM) Program. Work with the Chief Financial Officer Sector to realign the authority under the Capital Facilities and Maintenance Program. 31/03/2011 Status: Completed

Update/Rationale:
As of 31/03/2011:

Officials from the Chief Financial Officer Sector and the Community Infrastructure Branch have reviewed the options available and recommended that the authority remain in its current position for the following reasons:

  • This grant is education centred and promotes fire prevention and awareness in schools.
  • It is a small grant and steps have been taken to strengthen reporting.
  • Changes to the CFM program Terms and Conditions have already been approved and reopening these for minor revisions is not advisable.

AES: Close - Fully Implemented

 
 
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