On October 9, 2009, the Canadian federal government announced the allocation of credits from the billion dollar Pulp and Paper Green Transformation Program (the "Program"). The Partnership was allocated credits up to $122.2 million from the Program. The Program is designed as a reimbursement of funds to be spent on qualifying energy and environmental capital projects. Credits may be used until the program end date of March 31, 2012. The Partnership has previously received program approval to proceed with two other qualifying projects totalling $15.6 million.