Glossary

Index

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A

AB
Acquisitions Branch
ACEC
Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada
AD
Approval Document
ADR
Alternate Dispute Resolution
A&E
Architectural and Engineering
AFD
Alternate Forms of Delivery
AFR
Approved Feasibility Report
AHJ
Authorities having Jurisdiction
AMP
Asset Management Plan
APPP
Approved Preliminary Project Plan
ARB
Audit Review Board
ARLU
Annual Reference Level Update
ASoR
Approved Statement of Requirements

B

BATNA
Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement
BMP
Building Management Plan

C

CAPS
Capital Asset Planning System
CASA
Client Accommodation Services Advisors
CBIS
Community-based Investment Strategy
CCA
Canadian Construction Association
CCN
Contemplated Change Notice
CCRB
Contract Claims Resolution Board
CDAB
Contract Disputes Advisory Board
CEAA
Canadian Environmental Assessment Act
CEAA
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
CGSB
Canadian Government Standards Board
CI
Continual Improvement
CIQS
Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors
CIR
Continual Improvement Representative
CIT
Continual Improvement Team
CLC
Canada Labour Code
CO
Change Order or Contract Officer
COE
Centre of Expertise
CPBN
Capital Project Briefing Note
CPERF
Consultant / Contractor Performance Evaluation Report Form
CPM
Critical Path Method
CPMU
Claims Prevention and Management Unit
CPPA
Confirmed Preliminary Project Approval
CSA
Canadian Standards Association
CSB
Canadian Standards Board

D

DB
Design-Build
DBB
Design Bid Build
DDR
Designated Departmental Representative
DM
Design Manager
DP
Departmental Policy

E

E-DRM
Enterprise Document and Records Management
ELF
Electronic Forms
EMS
Environmental Management System
EPA
Effective Project Approval

F

FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
FIP
Federal Identity Program
FMS
Financial Management System
FPES
Fire Protection Engineering Services
FR
Feasibility Report
FHBRO
Federal Heritage Buildings Review Office
FRPP
Final Records Project Plan

G

GC
General Conditions
GETS
Government Electronic Tendering Service
GSA
General Service Agreement
GSP
Government Security Policy

H

HCD
Heritage Conservation Directorate
HR
Human Resources

I

IAR
Investment Analysis Report
IDP
Integrated Design Process
IMB
Investment Management Board
ISC
Integrated Support Centre
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
IT
Information Technology

J

K

KA
Knowledge Area

L

LSA
Legal Services Adviser
LFU
Lease Fit-Up

M

MERX
Electronic Tendering Service
MOU
Memorandum of Understanding
MRO
Ministers' Regional Office

N

NAFTA
North American Free Trade Agreement
NBC
National Building Code
NBCC
National Building Code of Canada
NCA
National Capital Area
NCARB
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (USA)
NCC
National Capital Commission
NIS
National Investment Strategy
NMS
National Master Specifications
NMSO
National Master Standing Offer
NPMS
National Project Management System
NPRAC
National Project Review Advisory Committee
NRC
National Research Council

O

OFI
Opportunity for Improvement
OGD
Other Government Department
OGGO
Office of Greening Government Operations

P

PAAA
Pre-approved Amounts for Anticipated Amendment
PBMS
Project and Business Management System
PIF
Project Information Form
PMBOK®
Project Management (Institute) Body of Knowledge
PMD
Project Management Directorate
PMI
Project Management Institute
PMP
Project Management Professional
PMSS
Project Management Support Services
POW
Program of Works
PPA
Preliminary Project Approval
PPEF
Pilot Project Evaluation Form
PPP
Preliminary Project Plan
PRAC
Project Review Advisory Committee
PTO
Product Turn-over
PTP
Professional and Technical Programs

Q

QA
Quality Assurance

R

RAIC
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
REFIT
Real Estate Financial Investment Toolkit
RFP
Request for Proposal
RM
Regional Manager
RMP
Risk Management Plan
RPB
Real Property Branch
RPC
Real Property Contracting
RPCD
Real Property Contracting Directorate
RPT
Real Property Team
RPP
Revised Project Plan

S

SACC
Standard Acquisitions Clauses and Conditions
SDS
Sustainable Development Strategy
SELECT
Rotational sourcing selection
SIB
Service Integration Branch
SO
Standing Offer
SOA
Special Operating Agency
SOI
Standing Offer Index
SoR
Statement of Requirements
SOW
Statement of Work
SPM
Senior Project Manager
SSA
Specific Service Agreement

T

TB
Treasury Board
TBS
Treasury Board Secretariat
TOA
Turn-over Approval
TOR
Terms of Reference

U

W

WBS
Work Breakdown Structure
WBC
Workers Compensation Board
WHMIS
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
WSIB
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board