Archived – Results highlights—2015 to 2016 Departmental Performance Report

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Review of Canada Post PSPC established a dedicated Secretariat to support an independent review of Canada Post to ensure Canadians receive quality postal services at a reasonable price
Open and transparent competition to replace the CF-18 Fighter Aircraft PSPC's procurement team worked closely with the Department of National Defence, and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada to support the due diligence activities required for the replacement of Canada's CF-18 fleet, including planning, preparation, and establishment of timelines‎
Service strategy, single online window, performance standards and assessment
  • PSPC began working with the Treasury Board of Canada (TBS) Secretariat and other Government departments to develop a Government of Canada clients first service strategy that aims to create a single online window. The strategy puts clients at the centre in setting the government direction for improved service delivery
  • PSPC began working with Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat and Employment and Social Development Canada to develop new performance standards and a new approach to assessing client satisfaction
Procurement modernization
  • PSPC undertook steps to revise and simplify procurement instruments and processes, improve fairness and access, increase the number of compliant bids, and maximize competition
  • PSPC began working with Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat to develop and implement a new PSPC supplier performance frame­work, policy suite and tools
Prioritize the National Shipbuilding Strategy In consultation with industry, PSPC refined the procurement strategy for the Canadian Surface Combatant to improve the efficiency of the process while securing high-value investments in Canada. As of December 31, 2015, 492 Canadian suppliers had received $1.3 billion in contracts related to the National Shipbuilding Strategy
Restore a fair and balanced approach to organized labour PSPC supported Employment and Social Development Canada to restore a fair and balanced approach to organized labour by repealing Bills C-377 and C-525 and imple­menting a modern fair wages policy
Inventory of all available federal lands and buildings for affordable housing PSPC developed its inventory of available federal buildings and properties, and has shared it with Employment and Social Development Canada, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Infrastructure Canada, and TBS for application across the Government. PSPC and key federal partners developed clear criteria for the identification of available federal buildings that could be repurposed for affordable housing
Government-wide integrity regime PSPC implemented the Ineligibility and Suspension Policy to protect the integrity of procurement and real property transactions by ensuring that the Government of Canada does business with ethical suppliers in Canada and abroad
Provision of Information Technology (IT) systems to modernize administrative services and IT systems across government
  • At the end of fiscal year 2015 to 2016, PSPC's Government-wide human resources information technology program (My GCHR) had on-boarded a total of 32 departments with a total population of 39,000 FTEs
  • Eleven departments and over 16,000 users have benefitted from the Government of Canada's document and records management tool (GCdocs), with another 20,000 expected in fiscal year 2016 to 2017
Long Term Vision and Plan PSPC advanced construction work on the Wellington Building, bringing it to substantial completion. As well, the Department made significant progress on construction work on the West Block, Visitor Welcome Centre, and the Government Conference Centre
Greening government operations PSPC assisted other Government departments in greening operations and reduced the environmental footprint of carbon emissions in the Government of Canada's properties
Federal pay and pension administration PSPC continued to implement the first phase of the Transformation of Pension Administration Initiative for the Canadian Armed Forces which will decrease the cost of pension administration for the Government of Canada, improve client service and increase align­ment to common standards and processes
Accommodation and real property services
  • PSPC facilitated the acceleration of the in-service date of the new bridge for the St. Lawrence corridor in the greater Montreal area, provided other public-private partnership (P3) procurement services for the Gordie Howe International Bridge, and a Conservation Centre for Library and Archives Canada
  • By end of year, PSPC was on track towards full integration of the three transferred Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation business lines into the mandate and functions of Cape Breton operations by 2016 to 2017
Linguistic management and services PSPC modernized the Translation Bureau by introducing innovative language tools and launching a new business model in order to ensure an efficient delivery of linguistic services to the Government of Canada at a lower cost. This improved the client experience, enhanced access to persons with disabilities, and allowed federal departments and agencies to focus on their core mandates

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