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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.
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, …
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.
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 …
This dataset consolidates all the consultations submitted by departments and agencies in the Government of Canada.
Please note that consultations that were entered before January 2018 may be missing information such as description and subject(s). In spring of 2018, consultation information from Government of Canada departments and agencies was migrated to this dataset and new values and fields were added.
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.
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.
This dataset provides statistics on download counts, visitors, as well as the increase of participation of Government of Canada departments and agencies in supplying more open datasets. All statistics presented, unless otherwise noted, are as of June 18, 2013 to the end of the previous month.