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The financial, people management and results data presented in the GC InfoBase are periodically updated as new information becomes available. Due to the nature of varying datasets, not all datasets are updated at the same time or on the same periodic schedule. For example, the Public Accounts of Canada is published every fall, while Departmental Plans, are published on or before March 31 each year. Once published, the data must be prepared in an appropriate format to be integrated into the GC InfoBase.
This data is for Canadian exports only. Provincial and domestic breakdowns of this data are not available. These statistics are provided in csv format and updated every month. Data prior to 2012 is not available for confidentiality reasons.
Dataset providing project and departmental aid spending information reported under the IATI standard updated May 2023.
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.
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, …
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.
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.
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 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.