Budget Implementation Act, 2009 (S.C. 2009, c. 2)

Assented to 2009-03-12

Housing for Low-income Seniors

Marginal note:Maximum payment of $200,000,000

 There may be paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, on the requisition of the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, in accordance with terms and conditions approved by the Treasury Board, a sum not exceeding two hundred million dollars to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation to provide funding to the provinces and territories through the Affordable Housing Initiative for the construction of housing units for low-income seniors.

Housing for Persons with Disabilities

Marginal note:Maximum payment of $25,000,000

 There may be paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, on the requisition of the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, in accordance with terms and conditions approved by the Treasury Board, a sum not exceeding twenty-five million dollars to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation to provide funding to the provinces and territories through the Affordable Housing Initiative for the construction of housing units for persons with disabilities.

Northern Housing

Marginal note:Maximum payment of $100,000,000

 There may be paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, on the requisition of the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, in accordance with terms and conditions approved by the Treasury Board, a sum not exceeding one hundred million dollars to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation to provide funding to the territories for the renovation and construction of social housing units.

Canada Health Infoway Inc.

Marginal note:Maximum payment of $500,000,000

 There may be paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, on the requisition of the Minister of Health, a sum not exceeding five hundred million dollars to Canada Health Infoway Inc. for the development of electronic health records and related systems.

PART 7R.S., c. N-22NAVIGABLE WATERS PROTECTION ACT

Amendments to the Act

 Section 2 of the Navigable Waters Protection Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

“ferry cable”

« câble de traille »

“ferry cable” includes any ferry cable, rod, chain or other device put across, over, in or under any navigable water for working a ferry;

“vessel”

« bateau »

“vessel” includes every description of ship, boat or craft of any kind, without regard to method or lack of propulsion and to whether it is used as a sea-going vessel or on inland waters only, including everything forming part of its machinery, tackle, equipment, cargo, stores or ballast;

“work”

« ouvrage »

“work” includes

  • (a) any man-made structure, device or thing, whether temporary or permanent, that may interfere with navigation; and

  • (b) any dumping of fill in any navigable water, or any excavation of materials from the bed of any navigable water, that may interfere with navigation.