The Government of Canada is working hard to enhance the role of Parliament and the proactive disclosure of information so that Canadians are better able to hold Parliament, their government and public sector officials to account.
To this end, the Government announced the mandatory publication on departmental websites of travel and hospitality expenses for selected government officials; contracts entered into by the Government of Canada for amounts over $10,000 (with only limited exceptions such as national security); the reclassification of positions; and, grants and contributions awards. Departments must also make available all reports for audits and evaluations that they perform.
POLAR proactively publishes information related to travel and hospitality expenses, contracting, grants and contributions on Canada’s Open Government site. By making this information readily available, Canadians and Parliament are better able to hold the Government and public sector officials to account.
Access to Information Reports
- 2019-2020 Annual Report on the Access to Information Act
- 2019-2020 Annual Report on the Privacy Act
- 2018-2019 Annual Report on the Access to Information Act
- 2018-2019 Annual Report on the Privacy Act
- 2017-2018 Annual Report on the Access to Information Act
- 2017-2018 Annual Report on the Privacy Act
- 2016-2017 Annual Report on the Access to Information Act
- 2016-2017 Annual Report on the Privacy Act
The Government of Canada has launched a new service to submit ATIP online. This service helps you search all 265 institutions, find the right one and even look through past requests. Go to the ATIP Online Request Service to start your ATIP online request with the new Government of Canada service.
Report on Annual Expenditures for Travel, Hospitality and Conferences
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