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Direct Program Spending 

The portion of total budgetary spending that excludes public debt charges and major transfers to persons and to other levels of government.  This includes operating and capital spending and grants and contributions (as specified in the Public Accounts).

(Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat "Policy on Evaluation")

     

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