Evaluation of the National Vehicle Scrappage Program

Final Report

July 12, 2011

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1.0 Introduction

In order to meet the information requirements of senior management at Environment Canada (EC) and to fulfill a Treasury Board (TB) commitment, an evaluation of the National Vehicle Scrappage Program (NVSP) was conducted. This evaluation was part of EC’s Risk-Based Evaluation Plan for 2010-2011 to 2014-2015. The evaluation was overseen by EC’s Evaluation Division, Audit and Evaluation Branch, in 2010-2011.

The evaluation’s objective was to assess the relevance and performance of the NVSP. The evaluation focused primarily on the four-year time frame from 2007-2008 to 2010-2011. The NVSP ended on March 31, 2011.

This document presents the findings and conclusions of the evaluation of the NVSP, and is organized in the following way: section 2.0 provides background information on the NVSP; section 3.0 presents the evaluation design, including the evaluation’s purpose and scope, and the methods used to conduct the evaluation; section 4.0 presents the evaluation’s findings; sections 5.0 and 6.0 lay out, respectively, the conclusions and lessons learned.


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