Budget Documents

There are a number of different documents that are completed as part of the GNWT budget cycle.

Annual Business Plans are developed in support of the priorities of each Legislative Assembly. The Plans include departmental highlights, initiatives, performance measures and  the human and financial resources required to achieve the stated objectives of the Legislative Assembly as well as Departmental Mandates.

The Main Estimates is the culmination of the business planning process and approval of the Main Estimates establish the individual Departmental budgets, or appropriations, for the upcoming fiscal year, which is from April 1st to the following March 31st.

Supplementary Appropriations adjust Departmental budgets on a one-time basis for the fiscal year in which they are approved. Generally, the Legislative Assembly considers the Supplementary Appropriations up to four times per year.

Click here for the Budget Address and Papers archives.

Click here to learn more about about the Budget Cycle and the Budget Development Process

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