Mr. Speaker, the response is as follows:
a) The Quebec allocation is $40,108,848 for fiscal years 2007--2008 and 2008-2009. Of that funding, $36,841,152 is allocated to designated communities; $1,284,084 to Aboriginal communities; and $1,983,612 to outreach communities.
b) The current Canada-Quebec agreement has been extended pending the finalization of a new agreement which is expected to be concluded by December 2007.
c) The transitional measures have been effective since April 1, 2007 and will end on December 31, 2007.
d) Through contribution agreements, funds for transitional measures have been flowing to organizations as of April 1, 2007.
e) Organizations will be able to submit funding applications once the Canada-Quebec agreement is renewed and the call for proposals is advertised.
f) The Homelessness Partnering Strategy, a two-year program, came into effect on April 1, 2007.