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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, …
The Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act (PSDPA) offers federal public sector employees and other persons a secure and confidential process for the disclosure of serious wrongdoing in the workplace, as well as protection against reprisal.
Information to which public access is provided must describe: the wrongdoing, including the identity of the person found to have committed it if necessary in order to describe the wrongdoing adequately; the recommendations, if any, set out in any report made to the chief executive; and any corrective action taken by the chief executive or the reasons why no corrective action was taken.
Crime in Canada is a costly social phenomenon that affects everyone. The effects of crime are far-reaching and can include:
-direct financial costs to the institutions that make up the criminal justice system;
-ndirect costs to other social institutions and to the Canadian economy more broadly; and,
-physical, emotional, and financial toll costs to victims and their families.
While some of these costs are tangible and more easily counted (e.g., actual dollars spent by an institution), others are intangible and more difficult to measure (e.g., pain and suffering). An important body of work has however, attempted to translate the intangible …
The Skills and Competencies Taxonomy was constructed based on internal products (e.g., Career Handbook, Skills and Knowledge Checklist, and Essential Skills profiles), the American O*NET system, and a variety of national and international competency-based frameworks, such as the Global Competency Framework. The SCT is an evergreen product. ESDC continues to consult with internal and external stakeholders to validate and improve its content.
The Essential Skills, a product of EDSC-Office of Literacy and Essential Skills, was incorporated in the first publication of the Taxonomy in July 2019. Since then, a new model named Skills for Success was developed and launched in …
This dataset contains the financial reporting account (FRA) classification structure and the descriptions for each of the FRAs. The FRAs are used for the government-wide reporting purposes. The FRAs identify the relevant asset, liability, net assets/equity, revenue, and expense accounts that are required for financial reporting, and for preparing the consolidated financial statements for the Government of Canada.
As of fiscal year 2019 to 2020 and under the new Treasury Board Secretariat Policy on Results (https://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/pol/doc-eng.aspx?id=31300), all departments have implemented the new Departmental Results Framework. This framework, which replaces the Program Alignment Architecture (PAA), consists of departmental core responsibilities and their related program inventory. These codes are used to reflect the resources allocated to the achievement of government objectives. The format of these codes is composed of a 5 digit field: 3 alpha (capital letter) and 2 numeric digit codes.
ZZZ00 - represents a core responsibility. The first three digits are capital letters and the last two …
This data was created to graphically illustrate where petroleum exploration and production tenure areas are located onshore Nova Scotia.
This program provides affordable rental housing to seniors (age 58 and older) with low incomes. Rent is determined by your annual income.
Locations of sampling stations for sensor strings deployed as part of the Centre for Marine Applied Research's (CMAR) Coastal Monitoring Program. Sensor strings record high-resolution temperature, dissolved oxygen, and intermittent salinity data at various depths, typically for several months. The dataset for each county is available at https://data.novascotia.ca/browse?Detailed-Metadata_Department=Fisheries+and+Aquaculture&tags=coastal+monitoring+program For more information on CMAR and the Coastal Monitoring Program go to: https://cmar.ca/reports/
A sinkhole is a natural depression or hole in the Earth's surface which may have various causes. Most natural sinkholes are caused by the chemical dissolution of water-soluble carbonate rocks or gypsum. Sinkholes may vary in size from 1 to 600 m both in diameter and depth. Sinkholes may be formed gradually or by sudden collapse and are found worldwide in ‘karst areas.’ Karst areas are not unique to Nova Scotia; in fact, they occur in over a quarter of the earth’s surface. As a result, there are well-established methods for reducing karst risks. These include actions that can be …