Supplementary Estimates (C) 2021-22

Published: February 28, 2022


This report presents a detailed analysis of the Government’s third Supplementary Estimates for the 2021-22 fiscal year, which seeks Parliament’s approval of $13.2 billion.


  • COVID-19 measures account for the majority (57.6 per cent, or $9.8 billion) of budgetary authorities.

  • $4.0 billion in proposed spending relates to the procurement and distribution of COVID-19 rapid test kits.

  • The Government’s forecast for the Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit is increasing by $2.4 billion.

  • The Government’s forecast for interest on unmatured debt is increasing by $1.6 billion.