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AAFC has been conducting the Strategic Issues Survey, a survey of producers, since 2007. The research is designed to provide insight into the views of producers on current agricultural issues in Canada and on priorities and policies that affect the agriculture and agri-food sector. The survey builds on tracking questions from previous waves to note trends over time but also provides insights on new and evolving areas of interest to AAFC. This wave of research includes a focus on sustainability, along with other upcoming priorities. This year’s research also continues to track benchmarks of the department’s multi-year agricultural policy framework, …
Travel Expenses: The rules and principles governing travel are outlined in the Policies for Ministers' Offices, the National Joint Council’s Travel Directive, the Treasury Board's Directive on Travel, Hospitality, Conference and Event Expenditures and Special Travel Authorities. This dataset consolidates all the Travel Expense reports submitted by federal institutions.
Grants and Contributions: All institutions subject to the Policy on Transfer Payments are required to publish reports on Grants and Contributions within the Government of Canada. This dataset consolidates all the Grants and Contributions reports submitted by federal institutions.
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.
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 rules and principles governing hospitality are outlined in the Policies for Ministers' Offices and in Treasury Board’s Directive on Travel, Hospitality, Conference and Event Expenditures. This dataset consolidates all the Hospitality Expense reports submitted by federal institutions.
This dataset consolidates all the proactive publication of contract reports submitted by federal government entities.
Note: The information contained in these Contracts reports have been derived from data provided by the authorized federal reporting entities. As the data is unaudited, no warranty or other legal assurance as to the accuracy or completeness of this information is stated or can be implied. Any person making use of this information for any purpose does so at his or her own risk, and the Government of Canada shall have no liability. For information regarding the specifics of the contract data provided in these …
In accordance with the Access to Information Act, the government proactively publishes titles and reference numbers of memoranda received by ministers and deputy heads.
Briefing note titles may be partially or fully redacted in accordance with the legislation; for example, if the titles contain information related to national security, personal information, or Cabinet confidences. Learn more about exemptions and exclusions.
If you find a title of interest, you may make an access to information request in order to obtain the records.
All institutions subject to the Access to Information Act are required to post summaries of completed access to information (ATI) requests within thirty calendar days after the end of each month.
Download a dataset of Completed Access to Information Request Summaries from federal institutions below.
Requests focusing on personal information or third-party proprietary information are not included in these datasets. Not all federal institutions post their Completed Access to Information Request Summaries on the Open Government Portal and such information is not captured in the datasets.
In addition to the downloadable dataset, a link is available below as a resource …
In accordance with Appendix B of the Policies for Ministers’ Offices, the government proactively publishes the use of government administrative aircraft. This includes use of all Challenger aircrafts.
National Defence will make information on the use of administrative aircraft available to the public on a monthly basis to include:
- the name of the minister requesting the aircraft
- the date(s) of trips and the location(s) visited
- the name(s) of the passenger(s)
- the purpose of the trip(s)
- the number of hours flown.
Please note that information that would normally be withheld under the Access to Information Act …