2015-2016 Departmental Performance Report Supplementary Tables

Reporting on the User Fees Act

General Information
Fee nameFees charged for processing requests filed under the Access to Information Act
Fee typeOther products and services
Fee-setting authorityAccess to Information Act
Year introduced1988
Year last amended1992
Performance standardResponse provided within 30 days following receipt of a request; response time may be extended pursuant to section 9 of the Access to Information Act.
Performance resultsThe department was able to respond within 30 days or less in 67 per cent of completed cases.* The remaining requests were completed within 31 to 360 days.
Other InformationUnder the Access to Information Act, fees under $25.00 may be waived when deemed to be in the public interest, or other amounts, such as reproduction costs. Fees waived during 2015–16 represented $85.00.

* A Notice of Extension is sent to the requester within 30 days of receipt of request


Financial Information, 2015-16 (dollars)
Forecast revenueActual revenueFull cost


Financial Information, 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 (dollars)
Planning YearForecast revenueEstimated Full cost

Overview of the Federal Government's Approach to Sustainable Development

The Federal Sustainable Development Strategy (FSDS) 2013–16 presents the Government of Canada's sustainable development activities, as required by the Federal Sustainable Development Act. In keeping with the objectives of the Act to make environmental decision making more transparent and accountable to Parliament, the Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner supports the implementation of the FSDS through the activities described in this supplementary information table.

Although the Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner is not bound by the Federal Sustainable Development Act and is not required to develop a departmental sustainable development strategy, the Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner adheres to the principles of the FSDS.

This Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy presents the results for Theme IV – Shrinking the Environmental Footprint – Beginning with Government.

Goal: Waste and Asset Management
Green Procurement
As of April 1, 2014, the Government of Canada will continue to take action to embed environmental considerations into public procurement, in accordance with the federal Policy on Green Procurement.
Performance Measurement
Expected result: Environmentally responsible acquisition, use and disposal of goods and services.
Performance indicatorPerformance level achieved
Departmental approach to further the implementation of the Policy on Green Procurement in place (as of April 1, 2014).Yes (April 2014)
Number and percentage of specialists in procurement and/or materiel management who have completed the Canada School of Public Service Green Procurement course or equivalent, in the given fiscal year.N/A
Number and percentage of managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel whose performance evaluation includes support and contribution towards green procurement, in the given fiscal year.N/A
Implementation strategy element or best practicePerformance level achieved
Increase awareness of the Policy on Green Procurement among managersAchieved
Sustainable Workplace Operations
As of April 1, 2015, the Government of Canada will update and adopt policies and practices to improve the sustainability of its workplace operations.
Performance Measurement
Expected result: Departmental workplace operations have a reduced environmental impact.
Performance indicatorPerformance level achieved
An approach to maintain or improve the sustainability of the departmental workplace is in place by March 31, 2015.Yes (April 2012)
Implementation strategy element or best practicePerformance level achieved
Maintain or improve existing approaches to sustainable workplace practices (i.e., printer ratios, paper usage, and green meetings).Achieved