Integrated Human Resource and Business Plan 2018

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Annex A: Canadian Coast Guard 2018-19 Business plan commitments

Commitment # 1: Preservation and Acquisition of Modern Assets
Initiative Year Commitment Lead
Fleet Renewal Plan 2018‑19 Complete the Fleet Renewal Plan 2017 Deputy Commissioner, Strategy and Shipbuilding and Deputy Commissioner, Operations
Vessel Life Extension Program (VLE) and Mid-Life Modernization (MLM) 2017-18 Commence VLE for: CCGS Des Groseilliers (Phase 2), CCGS John P Tully Director General, Integrated Technical Services
Complete VLE for: CCGS Pierre Radisson
2018‑19 Commence VLE for: CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier
Complete VLE for: CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier (Phase 1) CCGS John P Tully, CCGS Des Groseilliers (Phase 2), CCGS Ann Harvey
2019‑20 Commence VLE for: CCGS Henry Larsen, CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier (Phase 2), CCGS Sir William Alexander (Propulsion Upgrades), CCGS Edward Cornwallis, CCGS Martha L. Black (Propulsion Upgrades), CCGS George R. Pearkes
Complete VLE for: CCGS Henry Larsen,  CCGS Sir William Alexander
Multi-Beam Systems 2017-18 Procured Multi-Beam Systems for CCGS Pierre Radisson, CCGS Des Groseilliers, and CCGS Henry Larsen
Complete detailed design for: CCGS Pierre Radisson, CCGS Henry Larsen, CCGS Des Groseilliers
2018‑19 Complete Technical Specifications for CCGS Henry Larsen installations
Install procured equipment on the CCGS Des Groseillers
2019‑20 Complete technical specifications for the CCGS Terry Fox and CCGS Pierre Radisson installation
2020-21 Install procured equipment on the CCGS Henry Larsen
2021-22 Install procured equipment on the CCGS Pierre Radisson
Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels (OFSVs) 2019‑20 Accept delivery of 3 OFSVs Director General, Major Projects
Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel (OOSV) 2019‑20 Complete construction engineering work and begin construction
Search and Rescue (SAR) Lifeboats 2018‑19 Accept delivery of the third and fourth SAR Lifeboats (vessel from each shipyard)
2019‑20 & 2020-21 Accept delivery of the fifth through 12th SAR Lifeboats
Channel Survey and Sounding Vessels (CSSVs) 2018‑19 Accept delivery of 2 CSSV
Interim Icebreakers 2018‑19 Progress towards acquisition of interim icebreakers  
Full Flight Simulator 2018‑19 Construction of Full Flight Simulator
2019‑20 Delivery of Full Flight Simulator at the Transport Canada Training Center in Ottawa  
Tow Kits 2017-18 Develop technical requirements of ship and shore-based tow kits Director General, Operations
Develop towing vessel database
2018‑19 Increase shore and ship based tow capacity: purchase of 30 tow kits for ships and for shore Director General, Integrated Technical Services
Environmental Response Equipment Renewal 2017-18 Identify necessary equipment and develop operational Statement of Requirements Director General, Operations
Initiate procurement process to begin acquiring necessary equipment Director General, Operations and Director General, Integrated Technical Services
2018‑19 Continuing with procurement of equipment and begin distribution
Federal Infrastructure Initiative I 2019‑20 Complete Federal Infrastructure Initiative activities of CCG led projects under the 2015-16 Federal Budget
Federal Infrastructure Initiative II 2017-18 Complete Federal Infrastructure Initiative activities of CCG led projects under the 2016-17 Federal Budget: Invest in greener and more modern Aids to Navigation and MCTS assets across Canada by increasing the reliability of Canada’s essential marine navigation infrastructure while reducing the government’s carbon and pollution footprint Deputy Commissioner, Operations
Project MCTS NF127: Replacement/Refurbishment of old MCTS Infrastructure with new structures using low carbon technology and fossil-fuel alternatives, preventing the premature, or in some cases, imminent failure of fixed and floating aids to navigation assets, including training simulators, and investment in training simulators and associated components to enhance training capability
Project AtoN AF126: Replacement/Refurbishment of old Aids to Navigation infrastructure with new structures using low carbon technology and fossil-fuel alternatives
Commitment # 2: Advance a national strategy to achieve greater stewardship of the lives of mariners and the marine environment
Initiative Year Commitment Lead
Strengthen Environmental Response Readiness 2017-18 Provide strategic oversight of the enhancements to Coast Guard’s environmental response program in support of initiatives under the Oceans Protection Plan: Development of a framework for Alternative Response Measures, strengthening environmental response authorities, and the development of a framework for Hazardous and Noxious substances, and Modernization of the Ship-source Oil Pollution fund Director General, National Strategies
Provide operational oversight of the enhancements to Coast Guard’s environmental response program in support of initiatives under the Oceans Protection Plan Director General, Operations
Establish Environmental Response and Logistical Depots: Primary Environmental  Response Team (PERT) in Port Hardy B.C., and depots in Bonavista and St Anthony’s on the East Coast
Support Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary (CCGA) 2017-18 Renewed five existing agreements, and created one new contribution agreement (with Coastal Nations in British Columbia) Director General, National Strategies
Aids to Navigation System Review - Aids to Navigation Review - North of 60 2017-18 Continue Aids to Navigation system reviews, engage and consult with clients, Indigenous communities and stakeholders, and develop options/cost estimates for recommended changes North of 60 Assistant Commissioner, Arctic
2018‑19 Complete Aids to Navigation system reviews, engage and consult with clients Indigenous communities and stakeholders, and develop options/cost estimates for recommended changes North of 60
Aids to Navigation System Review - Aids to Navigation Review - South of 60 2017-18 Continue Aids to Navigation system reviews, engage and consult with clients, and develop options/cost estimates for recommended changes South of 60 Director General, Operations
2018‑19 Begin implementation of recommendations from reviews of Aids to Navigation systems South of 60
Search and Rescue (SAR) Capacity in Newfoundland and Labrador 2018‑19 Re-establish the Maritime Rescue Sub-Center St. Johns Deputy Commissioner, Operations
Establish 2 new SAR stations in Twillingate and Old Perlican, Newfoundland and Labrador
Search and Rescue (SAR) Capacity in Western Region 2019‑20 Establish 4 new SAR stations in British Columbia
24/7 Regional Operations Center 2019‑20 Establish 24/7 Regional Operations Center capacity in Western and Central and Arctic Regions
ER Response Teams 2018‑19 Establish ER Response Teams
Continue the Implementation of E-Navigation 2017-18 Add another Automatic Identification system application Specific Messages (AIS-ASM) data requested by Mariners Director General, National Strategies
Low Impact Shipping Corridors 2017-18 Identify medium to long-term operational and capital investments requirements to operationalize low impact shipping corridors Assistant Commissioner, Arctic
Commitment # 3: Create forward-thinking, evidence-based strategies and policies to target 100% of the population for recruitment and improve quality of work and employment, including training and retention for all members
Initiative Year Commitment Lead
Strategic Recruitment, Retention and Succession Initiatives 2018‑19 Develop a program to focus on the recruitment of young people: Junior Coasty Program, Sea Cadets Director General, Integrated Business Management Services
Initiate a Diversity Action Plan - Study of CCG
Develop a retention and succession plan for CCG
Develop a CCG approach for wellness in the workplace
Training Initiative 2018‑19 Develop a network of Federal Training Institutions in Canada
Implement the Oceans Protection Plan 2018‑19  Staff Key positions
Identify key positions for the 5 year implementation
Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation 2018‑19 Build improvement capability and capacity in CCG - Develop and implement Lean Program to create or improve Business Processes
Develop a CCG Research and Development Program
Build improvement capability and capacity in CCG – Implement a Business Improvement Services Unit to help facilitate and/or lead business improvement projects and experiment with innovative concepts and technologies
Implement a CCG Research and Development Program  
Indigenous Training and Capacity Building 2018‑19 Provide training on environmental response, search and rescue, and the principles of incident command Director General, National Strategies
Commitment # 4: Better integrate innovation and environmental protection, to better serve Canadians
Initiative Year Commitment Lead
Technical Assessment of the Manolis L 2017-18 Implement government direction on long-term solution for the Manolis L Director General, Operations
Vessels of Concern 2017-18 Work with Transport Canada, Indigenous Groups and stakeholders to reduce the number of abandoned, derelict, and wrecked vessels in Canada – new legislation, vessels of concern inventory Director General, National Strategies
Establish methodology for assessing risks posed by problem vessels Deputy Commissioner, Operations
2018‑19 Complete priority risk assessments Director General, Operations
Indigenous Community Boat Volunteer Pilot Program 2017-18 Increase coastal Indigenous communities' participation in maritime emergency response activities, through membership in the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary. Recipients of funding are determined through an application process. Director General, National Strategies
Draft Coast Guard component of Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy 2017-18 Consult across Coast Guard and draft strategy for orienting Coast Guard's contribution to the Government of Canada's new Federal Sustainable Development Strategy
Commitment # 5: A strategic approach to international engagement
Initiative Year Commitment Lead
Develop a strategic approach to international engagement 2018‑19 Continue harmonizing the Canadian Coast Guard’s involvement in regional coast guard fora Director General, National Strategies
Continue to develop an international engagement strategy that, amongst other things, supports the delivery of the Canadian Coast Guard’s core services and priorities in line with the Government’s broader international objectives
Develop a centralized and accessible electronic database to capture international engagement activities that builds on the successful implementation of related tracking systems
Commitment # 6: Culture Change, Diversity and Inclusion
Gender equality, diversity, and inclusion considerations are consistently applied in all aspects of Coast Guard’s business lines
Initiative Year Commitment Lead
Provide strategic leadership, policy, and research and analysis capacity to others areas of the organization 2018‑19 Develop strategy, work plan, engagement plan, communications plan and change management plan in support of the unit’s launch Director General, National Strategies
Conduct research and analysis to inform the development of Cost Guard’s strategic agenda on diversity and inclusion matters
Support diversity and inclusion workplace initiative such as positive space or trans member workplace policy
Promote the use of Gender Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) principles and advance diversity and inclusion matters across the Coast Guard’s business lines 2018‑19 Lead the interdepartmental working group on uniforms, develop a set of common principles to guide the redesign of uniforms
Produce and promote a micro-learning video, in partnership with other areas
Work with DFO’s GBA+ focal point to advance CCG’s agenda and build internal capacity with respect to GBA+
Develop and maintain interdepartmental and external partnerships to advance CCG’s agenda on diversity and inclusion 2018‑19 Co-Chair joint DFO-CCG Community of Practice on GBA+
Establish a network of Diversity and Inclusion Ambassadors within the Coast Guard
Represent the Coast Guard on the Interdepartmental Security and Intelligence Working Group on GBA+
Develop and promote use of guidelines for building relationships and partnerships with Indigenous communities in support of Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action #57 2018‑19 Develop and complete guidelines for building relationships
Develop and deliver training on guidelines
2019‑20 Continue training and maintaining staff awareness on the guidelines
Support professional development and training for public servants in support of Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action #57 2018‑19 Increase staff awareness of Indigenous history and culture through cultural awareness sessions
2019‑20 Continue building Indigenous cultural awareness through ongoing training sessions
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