The Government of Canada is committed to open government, which consists of three main principles: open data, open information and open dialogue. Its goal is to drive innovation and to foster economic opportunities for all Canadians.
In support of these open government principles, we are providing open access to information about how taxpayer dollars are spent. This information will help you to hold Parliament, the government and public sector officials accountable.
Ministerial Transition Briefing Material
In support of an "open-by-default" approach to information in the Government of Canada, the School has posted the transition briefing documents it provided to its new Minister.
Ministerial transition briefing material
The Government of Canada has implemented a series of measures to strengthen public sector management by enhancing transparency and oversight of public resources in the federal government. One of these measures includes the proactive disclosure of financial- and human resources-related information by departments and agencies.
The Canada School of Public Service is equally committed to transparency and accountability by providing the following information:
This information is also available on the Government-Wide Reporting Website.
Please note that information that would normally be withheld under the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act does not appear on these Web pages.
Access to Information and Privacy
For information about proactive disclosure at all Government of Canada institutions, please visit the
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat's proactive disclosure site.
Open government contributes to a number of goals for the federal government:
- to foster greater openness and accountability
- to provide Canadians with more opportunities to learn about and participate in government
- to drive innovation and economic opportunities for all Canadians
- to create a more cost-effective, efficient and responsive government
Check out the Government of Canada's open data project.
The School's activities and initiatives
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