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In accordance with section 4.1.2 of the Treasury Board Directive on Travel, Hospitality, Conference and Event Expenditures, departments are required to disclose the total annual expenditures for travel, hospitality and conferences.
This dataset consolidates all the Annual Expenditures on Travel, Hospitality and Conferences reports submitted by federal institutions.
On February 25, 2004, the government announced the mandatory publication of information concerning the reclassification of positions in the Public Service of Canada.
This dataset provides information on the reclassification of positions by department and agencies on a quarterly basis.
This dataset consolidates quarterly progress for Canada’s 2022-2024 National Action Plan on Open Government
Building a comprehensive data inventory as required by section 6.3 of the Directive on Open Government:
“Establishing and maintaining comprehensive inventories of data and information resources of business value held by the department to determine their eligibility and priority, and to plan for their effective release.”
Creating a data inventory is among the first steps in identifying federal data that is eligible for release. Departmental data inventories has been published on the Open Government portal, Open.Canada.ca, so that Canadians can see what federal data is collected and have the opportunity to indicate what data is of most interest to them, …
As part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to experimentation, TBS is supporting an inventory of experiments implemented as part of Government of Canada’s programs and services. The main purpose of the inventory is to publicly describe planned and ongoing experiments so as to foster learning and minimize duplication. The preregistration of experiments is also recognized as a good practice that favors transparency and prevents bias and data dredging.
Departments subject to the 2017 Directive on Internal Audit are to proactively disclose remuneration and expenses of individual external departmental audit committee members appointed by Treasury Board. This includes travel expenditures, as well as remuneration earned for time spent on the following activities: attendance at meetings, reasonable preparation time, travel time and time spent at training or orientation. Members’ expenses may vary based on requirements (e.g. onboarding and training for a new member, departmental initiatives requiring additional time and advice, special meetings and/or events, point of origin of a member’s travel, etc.). It is also expected that committee Chairs will …
In accordance with the Access to Information Act, the government proactively publishes the package of question period notes that were prepared by a government institution for the minister and that were in use on the last sitting day in June and December.
The question period notes may be partially or fully redacted in accordance with the legislation; for example, if the notes contain information related to national security or personal information.
A lobbying registration is required when a paid individual communicates with federal public office holders in respect of certain subject matter, either on behalf of their employer or a client. This dataset contains all lobbying registrations filed to the Office of the Registrar of Lobbyists between the dates January 31, 1996 and June 30, 2008 under the Lobbyists Registration Act, and the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying from July 2, 2008 onward under the Lobbying Act. The dataset provides a primary file as well as secondary files in CSV format allowing for one to many relationships for some data …
Monthly communication reports disclose prescribed details regarding "oral and arranged" communications between lobbyists and Designated Public Office Holders (DPOH). This dataset contains all monthly communication reports filed with the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying. These monthly communication reports were disclosed by registrants under the Lobbying Act, which came into force on July 2, 2008. The dataset provides a primary file as well as secondary files in CSV format allowing for one to many relationships for some data elements collected within a monthly communication report. Also available is a data dictionary file which provides a definition for all data elements …