Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

The Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat provides advice and makes recommendations to the Treasury Board committee of ministers on how the government spends money on programs and services, how it regulates and how it is managed. The Secretariat helps ensure tax dollars are spent wisely and effectively for Canadians.


Services and information

Pay, pension and benefits

Government spending, access to information and privacy, audit and evaluation, departmental reports.

Transparency of government spending and operations

Reports and audits about the government’s performance and how government ensures accountability.

Policies, standards, directives and guidelines

Treasury Board policies and related instruments for organizations across the Government of Canada.

Open government

How government is creating greater transparency and accountability, strengthening democracy, and driving innovation.

Public service workforce

Guidance about terms of employment and how employees can transfer to other positions in government.

Innovation in the public service

Projects and initiatives to improve how we serve Canadians.


Take part in consultations from the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat.

Professional development in the public service

Leadership development programs, required competencies and training, and succession planning and management.

Values and ethics of the public service

Diversity and employment equity, the equality of Canada’s official languages, and other values of the public service.

Healthy workplace

Health and safety, workplace wellness, mental health, harassment prevention, and informal conflict management.

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Government of Canada procurement

Statutes and regulations, policies, and related instruments that govern procurement.

Federal regulatory management

Regulatory policy and oversight, and how government is advancing and promoting regulatory cooperation.

Federal materiel management

Policies that govern the management of movable materiel assets such as furniture, equipment and vehicles.

Federal real property management

Policies that govern the management of real property assets such as land and buildings.

Contact us

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
90 Elgin Street, 8th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R5

Toll-free: 1-877-636-0656

What we are doing

Corporate information


Greening government

The GC is committed to becoming a leader in climate change resiliency.

Public Service Award of Excellence

See the list of recipients.

Performance management

Performance management … All you need to know

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