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Supplementary Information Tables - 2015-16 RPP

Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy

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 indicatorTargeted performance level
Departmental approach to further the implementation of the Policy on Green Procurement in place as of April 1, 2014. Completed 2011, revisit planned for 2015
Number and percentage of procurement and/or materiel management specialists who have completed the Canada School of Public Service Green Procurement course (C215) or equivalent, in the given fiscal year. 2 specialists
Number and percentage of managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel whose performance evaluation includes support and contribution toward green procurement, in the given fiscal year. 1
Implementation strategy element or best practiceTargeted performance level
Leverage common use procurement instruments where available and feasible.  Achieved
Train acquisition cardholders on green procurement.  Achieved
Increase awareness of the Policy on Green Procurement among managers.  Achieved


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 indicatorTargeted performance level
An approach to maintain or improve the sustainability of the departmental workplace in place by March 31, 2015.  Completed 2011, revisit planned for 2015. 
Implementation strategy element or best practiceTargeted performance level
Engage employees in greening government operations practices.  Achieved
Maintain or improve existing approaches to sustainable workplace practices (i.e., printer ratios, paper usage and green meetings).  Achieved
Dispose of e-waste in an environmentally sound and secure manner. ratios, paper usage and green meetings).  Achieved
Reuse or recycle workplace materiel and assets in an environmentally sound and secure manner.  Achieved
Increase the population density in office buildings and space utilization in special purpose buildings.  Achieved


Disclosure of Transfer Payment Programs Under $5 Million

Name of transfer payment program Provision of access to legal advice under the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act (voted)
End date Ongoing
Type of transfer payment Contribution
Link to department's Program Alignment Architecture Program 1.1: Disclosure and Reprisal Management Program
Main objective To support a fair, timely and transparent process
Planned spending for 2015-16 $40,000
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation  
General targeted recipient groups Persons involved in a proceeding or considering a disclosure of wrongdoing or complaint of reprisal


Upcoming Internal Audits and Evaluations over the Next Three Fiscal Years

The Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner completed a new risk based audit plan that was approved by the Audit and Evaluation Committee in June 2015. Following is a list of planned internal audits for the next three fiscal years, as updated in August 2015.


A. Internal Audits

Title of Internal Audit Internal Audit Type Status Expected Completion Date
Audit of Disclosures of Wrongdoing and Complaints of Reprisal Program Planned March 2016
Audit of HR Planning and Performance Management Human Resources Planned  March 2017 
Audit of Security of Personnel and Documentation Security  Planned  March 2018 


 B. Program Evaluations

Link to Departmental Program Alignment Architecture Title of the Evaluation Planned Evaluation Start Date Planned Deputy Head Approval Date
1.1 Program: Disclosure and Reprisal Management Evaluation of Awareness and Building Trust November 2015 March 2016