Contracting Policy Notice 2014-5: Updates to the Treasury Board Contracting Policy

Date: November 14, 2014

To: Functional Heads, Finance and Administration of all Departments and Agencies

Subject: Updates to the Treasury Board Contracting Policy


The Treasury Board Contracting Policy has been updated to reflect changes previously approved by the Treasury Board, and to make a number of technical corrections.

These updates include:

  • A new exceptional contracting limit for National Defence; and,
  • Updates to names of departments.

A description is provided in Annex A.


For questions on this policy notice, please contact TBS Public Enquiries.

Elisa Mayhew
Assistant Comptroller General, Acquired Services and Assets Sector
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Distribution: TB06, TB07, TB21, TB22, TB23, TB24, T161

Annex A

Former Contracting Policy Text Amended Contracting Policy Text Comments

Part II, Appendix C


Part II, Appendix C

68. The Minister for the Department of National Defence may, in support of sensitive operations, enter into competitive and non-competitive goods and services contracts or arrangements that do not exceed an amount that has been approved by the Treasury Board.

This amendment reflects Treasury Board approval of an exceptional contracting limit.

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