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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, …
Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s (DFO’s) Conditions of Licence for finfish aquaculture include requirements to minimize harm to wild fish that swim into facilities. Facility operators must also maintain an incidental catch log, which is a record of wild fish caught at the facility during harvest and transfer events. This information is submitted to DFO and public reports are posted quarterly. The tables provided list the reported incidental catch of dead wild finfish and the year and month in which they were captured from B.C. marine finfish facilities during harvest and transfer events. Data are reported in the quarter in which …
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.
Pentachlorophenol is currently registered for industrial uses as a heavy duty wood preservative in Canada. All currently registered pest control products containing pentachlorophenol are considered in this special review (Appendix I of PSRD2020-03).
Before making a special review decision on pymetrozine, Health Canada will consider all comments received from the public in response to PSRD2020-04. A science-based approach will be applied in making a final decision on pymetrozine. Health Canada will then publish a special review decision document, which will include the decision, the reasons for it, a summary of the comments received on the proposed decision, and Health Canada’s response to these comments.
Based on the assessment of the aspects of concern under subsection 17(1) and subsection 17(2) of the Pest Control Products Act, Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency, under the authority of the Pest Control Products Act, is confirming the current registration of pymetrozine products for sale and use in Canada with risk mitigation measures (Appendix III). All pest control products containing pymetrozine that are registered in Canada are subject to the special review decision.
Before making a final decision on the special reviews of clothianidin, thiamethoxam and imidacloprid used on cucurbits and their potential risk to squash bees, Health Canada will consider all comments received from the public in response to this consultation document. A science-based approach will be applied in making a final decision on these special reviews. Health Canada will then publish a special review decision document, which will include the decision, the reasons for it, a summary of the comments received on the proposed decision, and Health Canada’s response to these comments.
Evaluation of available scientific information related to the aspect of concern indicated that the potential environmental risks to Eucera pruinosa (squash bee) through exposure to clothianidin, thiamethoxam and imidacloprid used on cucurbits are considered acceptable when used according to the current conditions of use.