Disclosure of Contracts Over $10,000
Disclosure of contracts
For proactive disclosure of contracts valued at over $10,000 commencing the 4th quarter of 2016-2017 (January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017, please consult Canada’s Open Government Portal.
On March 23, 2004, the Government announced a new policy on the mandatory publication of contracts over $10,000.
On June 19, 2008, the policy was changed to also require the disclosure of contract amendments valued over $10,000.
Effective October 31, 2012, amendments to the Guidelines on the Proactive Disclosure of Contracts require that contracts over $10,000 issued to former public servants in receipt of a pension under the Public Service Superannuation Act after January 1, 2013 be identified as such.
The rules and principles governing government contracting are outlined in the Treasury Board Contracting Policy. The objective of government procurement contracting is to acquire goods and services, including construction services, in a manner that enhances access, competition and fairness and results in best value to Canada.