Section 3 - Professional and Special Services

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The following statement presents the total amount spent in the current fiscal year for each main classification of services allocated by department and agency under each ministry. Amounts reported include both internal and external expenditures. Whereas external expenditures result from transactions between the Government and outside parties, internal expenditures result from transactions involving organizations that are part of the Government of Canada as a reporting entity.

The Professional and Special Services supplementary information contains the following detailed information:

  • the total amount spent in the current fiscal year;
  • the total amount spent for each main classification of services;
  • a detailed listing, for each main classification of services, of the payments (i.e. cash payments and accrued charges) to one individual or one organization aggregating to $100,000 or over. This detail includes the name and location of the payee, together with the total amount paid; and,
  • the total amount and the total number of payees, for each main classification of services, of payments to one individual or organiztion aggregating to less than $100,000.
Table Summary

The table presents the total amount spent in the current fiscal year for each main classification of professional and special services allocated by Department and agency under each ministry and consists of fifteen columns. The first column presents Departments and agencies by ministry. The following columns present amounts spent for Business services, Engineering and architectural services (including research), Health and welfare services, Informatics services, Interpretation and translation services, Legal services, Management consulting, Protection services, Scientific and research services, Special fees and services, Temporary and educational services, Other services and Total for each Department and agency. There is a subtotals row for each ministry and a totals row for each column at the end of the table.

Professional and Special Services

Department and agency Business Services
($)
Engineering and architectural services (including research)
($)
Health and welfare services
($)
Informatics services
($)
Interpretation and translation services
($)
Legal services
($)
Management consulting
($)
Protection services
($)
Scientific and research services
($)
Special fees and services
($)
Temporary help services
($)
Training and educational services
($)
Other services
($)
Total
($)
Agriculture and Agri‑Food                            
Department 11,607,628 6,719,880 39,282 32,337,660 4,005,980 4,133,928 3,028,787 3,097,921 13,725,631 714,777 458,277 3,405,467 22,806,585 106,081,803
Canadian Grain Commission 453,992   7,726 105,564 256,711 369,457 96,089 35,161 50,871 98,159 34,925 457,879 15,101 1,981,635
Subtotal 12,061,620 6,719,880 47,008 32,443,224 4,262,691 4,503,385 3,124,876 3,133,082 13,776,502 812,936 493,202 3,863,346 22,821,686 108,063,438
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency                            
Department 598,188 28,252 9,190 257,987 359,448 722,441 967,976     154,178 205,733 644,201 1,458,253 5,405,847
Canada Revenue Agency 175,729,960 44,735 2,481,959 74,400,631 3,771,872 64,536,904 2,584,106 7,286,257 345,329 5,449,607 127,692 12,324,256 5,640,779 354,724,087
Canadian Heritage                            
Department 6,211,175 32,267 44,306 4,662,001 1,601,966 2,093,860 102,049 920,999 974,115 364,502 283,770 1,745,982 1,299,831 20,336,823
Canadian Radio‑television and Telecommunications Commission 61,200     1,719,687 1,119,724 80,608 867,044 127,089 43,314 269,083 110,817 632,806 87,220 5,118,592
Library and Archives of Canada 1,910,338 14,972 13,169 2,111,546 632,726 470,886 162,740 1,288,876   167,647 759,662 823,796 1,489,082 9,845,440
National Film Board 51,762 7,171,719   329,856 189,987 46,172 511,953 119,528 226,140 137,563   282,920 1,932,672 11,000,272
Public Service Commission 233,468   55,217 194,594 395,112 1,450,747 322,132 295,319   66,360 121,342 778,395 2,635,665 6,548,351
Public Service Labour Relations Board 1,211   1,845 82,037 168,127 1,324 89,061 26,932   10,288 12,702 109,096 151,662 654,285
Public Service Staffing Tribunal 32,117   2,926 154,325 45,873   1,701 11,097   1,469 10,502 31,874 7,977 299,861
Registry of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Tribunal 14,160     9,600 7,924   124,358     10,438 3,750 4,949 132 175,311
The National Battlefields Commission 30,801 9,995   4,590 20,128 45,132   387,532   20,443 8,716 10,230 12,539 550,106
Subtotal 8,546,232 7,228,953 117,463 9,268,236 4,181,567 4,188,729 2,181,038 3,177,372 1,243,569 1,047,793 1,311,261 4,420,048 7,616,780 54,529,041
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency 17,151     54,649 198,202 252,038   52   29,409 12,846 60,891 1,614,239 2,239,477
Citizenship and Immigration                            
Department 196,999,296 2,639 24,092,539 55,350,182 4,449,162 11,913,696 5,617,926 3,729,605 1,626,127 481,255 5,354,567 3,475,687 1,650,977 314,743,658
Immigration and Refugee Board 1,477,818   15,387 3,201,468 10,306,922 128,385 1,290,026 918,734   195,499 102,419 631,504 1,439,493 19,707,655
Subtotal 198,477,114 2,639 24,107,926 58,551,650 14,756,084 12,042,081 6,907,952 4,648,339 1,626,127 676,754 5,456,986 4,107,191 3,090,470 334,451,313
Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec 179,452     604,769 227,363 1,019,985 68,969 103,337   62,977 93,715 294,308 2,081,991 4,736,866
Employment and Social Development                            
Department 383,527,103   7,317,356 175,515,066 7,801,815 13,209,795 11,701,008 7,921,059 1,686,692 1,530,522 2,176,281 11,310,085 2,691,929 626,388,711
Canada Industrial Relations Board 128,631   2,766 21,171 117,397 10,183   33,372   9,341   45,866 39,493 408,220
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety 486,954       106,730     1,501   54,272   35,920 193,147 878,524
Office of the Co‑ordinator, Status of Women 230,485     31,511 165,683     1,656   34,846 9,168 67,754 152,052 693,155
Subtotal 384,373,173   7,320,122 175,567,748 8,191,625 13,219,978 11,701,008 7,957,588 1,686,692 1,628,981 2,185,449 11,459,625 3,076,621 628,368,610
Environment                            
Department 26,157,772 14,761,087 183,283 10,051,648 6,992,049 9,188,453 19,127,025 3,137,471 22,234,034 1,316,106 3,708,917 7,558,740 3,271,708 127,688,293
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency 4,734 1,250 21,052 135,124 689,697 2,538,182 1,096,389   52,071 49,592 16,995 252,050 80,913 4,938,049
Parks Canada Agency 3,618,032 30,376,980 50,060 4,459,744 4,744,664 3,707,167 839,722 2,018,311 2,978,468 685,655 570,491 2,488,524 33,818,805 90,356,623
Subtotal 29,780,538 45,139,317 254,395 14,646,516 12,426,410 15,433,802 21,063,136 5,155,782 25,264,573 2,051,353 4,296,403 10,299,314 37,171,426 222,982,965
Finance                            
Department 2,207,367   15,917 1,523,827 530,903 5,191,186 138,614 1,097,917 112,152 677,893 138,134 718,099 593,015 12,945,024
Canadian International Trade Tribunal 565   2,254 40,187 93,943   7,686 16,816   6,890 4,091 73,098 84,770 330,300
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada 727,719     556,768 234,895 278,297       28,618 30,416 106,200 1,382,736 3,345,649
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada 22,681   1,342 699,361 431,887 803,978 96,366 69,959   256,785 42,252 782,211 245,420 3,452,242
Office of the Auditor General 2,712,282   3,745 254,836 751,786 17,339 223,552 137,471   933,396 54,051 635,954 75,314 5,799,726
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions 89,322   450 10,533,135 348,843 825,031   211,304   664,406 57,217 1,158,811 2,457,762 16,346,281
Subtotal 5,759,936   23,708 13,608,114 2,392,257 7,115,831 466,218 1,533,467 112,152 2,567,988 326,161 3,474,373 4,839,017 42,219,222
Fisheries and Oceans                            
Department 86,364,850 57,384,286 543,175 11,406,182 3,946,929 15,770,377 10,628,526 6,476,195 19,864,973 1,140,130 3,243,101 8,037,136 4,144,572 228,950,432
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development                            
Department 35,473,534 12,263,126 256,710 30,612,092 6,757,798 12,596,915 29,733,066 65,839,002 392,754 14,508,151 22,383,071 15,515,888 6,259,924 252,592,031
Export Development Canada (Canada Account) 4,105,747                         4,105,747
International Joint Commission (Canadian Section)     548 35,575 106,626 600 16,628 23,000 889,713 21,164 35,478 40,212 168,825 1,338,369
Subtotal 39,579,281 12,263,126 257,258 30,647,667 6,864,424 12,597,515 29,749,694 65,862,002 1,282,467 14,529,315 22,418,549 15,556,100 6,428,749 258,036,147
Health                            
Department 9,602,708 523,488 325,625,431 33,411,288 5,714,973 17,941,463 13,308,593 3,818,348 14,560,194 1,462,127 10,745,304 7,231,563 14,862,584 458,808,064
Canadian Food Inspection Agency 8,423,256 1,013,764 924,108 11,990,543 3,099,377 8,077,966 69,557 1,984,019 14,107,731 1,576,735 1,483,019 2,115,371 21,079,104 75,944,550
Canadian Institutes of Health Research 107,267   7,258 2,675,585 166,558 1,495 639,682 313,019 82,367 443,338 76,545 437,452 642,631 5,593,197
Patented Medicine Prices Review Board 3,408   360 207,136 34,422 168,817 17,413   152,818 19,131 12,640 110,069 50,984 777,198
Public Health Agency of Canada 5,729,897 3,824,681 1,564,011 18,609,501 3,465,865 2,151,542 4,137,984 416,586 23,097,481 614,956 5,229,338 2,707,421 40,933,178 112,482,441
Subtotal 23,866,536 5,361,933 328,121,168 66,894,053 12,481,195 28,341,283 18,173,229 6,531,972 52,000,591 4,116,287 17,546,846 12,601,876 77,568,481 653,605,450
Indian Affairs and Northern Development                            
Department 9,130,541 88,573,517 1,493,542 32,324,508 4,048,383 73,365,155 31,782,485 2,910,463 12,575,665 851,244 3,924,621 4,527,661 45,033,723 310,541,508
Canadian Polar Commission 37,092     38,126 16,948         56,386   816   149,368
Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission 167,198   1,070 22,268 218,340 124,273 25,486   85,643 16,018     1,301,040 1,961,336
Registry of the Specific Claims Tribunal 35,790     27,189 38,126 29,068   7,703   4,569   19,494 5,619 167,558
Subtotal 9,370,621 88,573,517 1,494,612 32,412,091 4,321,797 73,518,496 31,807,971 2,918,166 12,661,308 928,217 3,924,621 4,547,971 46,340,382 312,819,770
Industry                            
Department 15,714,944 498,725 316,643 22,379,958 4,916,389 14,356,311 9,408,321 2,404,608 1,272,342 929,695 3,360,531 6,143,007 3,771,560 85,473,034
Canadian Space Agency 3,958,326 48,772,761 210,823 1,182,800 651,511 556,291 1,765,203 1,586,164 25,694,001 157,161 768,224 1,352,732 5,269,410 91,925,407
Copyright Board 84,500   508   61,404 4,178 8,642     23,420 145,896 13,360 168,728 510,636
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario 1,031,093   2,854 1,684,538 248,641 104,663 537,126 20,537 42,733 54,836 69,191 234,883 667 4,031,762
National Research Council of Canada 4,992,392 5,868,033 402,706 15,852,703 540,549 2,680,246 2,825,839 3,705,369 11,620,172 1,490,104 1,665,471 3,370,621 2,750 55,016,955
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council 237,036   7,928 1,320,594 182,626 165,392 252,772 2,074   603,143 252,042 340,506 864,847 4,228,960
Registry of the Competition Tribunal 8,965     14,430 16,488     9,859   1,304   4,102 1,715 56,863
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 147,042   4,460 984,983 202,559 54,685 231,558 1,472   337,299 171,298 144,028 359,784 2,639,168
Statistics Canada 8,116,225   159,407 7,274,603 1,573,549 338,947 256,808 2,196,902 2,466,565 387,186 174,066 3,015,323 2,345,809 28,305,390
Subtotal 34,290,523 55,139,519 1,105,329 50,694,609 8,393,716 18,260,713 15,286,269 9,926,985 41,095,813 3,984,148 6,606,719 14,618,562 12,785,270 272,188,175
Justice                            
Department 2,420,623   351,308 8,984,617 2,925,466 1,233,853 1,250,706 2,301,903 663,068 5,001,301 637,985 3,828,723 5,827,453 35,427,006
Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada 225,323   16,461 449,039 924,928 152,924 531,339 19,369   162,570 43,406 207,873 739,353 3,472,585
Canadian Human Rights Commission 85,618   23,810 409,832 245,807 16,922 121,140 10,705 28,783 66,699 91,300 277,300 467,890 1,845,806
Canadian Human Rights Tribunal 116,977     224,303 76,775 21,620   13,187   3,029   28,720 310,814 795,425
Courts Administration Service 1,673,985 57,788 7,359 988,240 2,435,861 109,876 147,965 2,471,089   103,626 74,415 158,163 334,370 8,562,737
Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs 491,671     276,533 137,352 2,496,137 252,610 5,495   66,188 171,068 614,165 105,978 4,617,197
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions 1,264,950   102,613 505,367 518,881 42,810,523   565,253 4,000 1,129,479 155,565 357,530 688,984 48,103,145
Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada 102,450     505,917 516,511 338,291 412,903 58,292   93,678 141,370 429,816 1,845,524 4,444,752
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada 280,720 17,129   187,899 334,658   800 7,729 13,635 390,670 13,591 122,053 263,271 1,632,155
Subtotal 6,662,317 74,917 501,551 12,531,747 8,116,239 47,180,146 2,717,463 5,453,022 709,486 7,017,240 1,328,700 6,024,343 10,583,637 108,900,808
National Defence                            
Department 277,143,725 1,894,674,028 183,643,457 104,572,297 21,956,104 13,194,765 34,928,653 75,173,031 21,352,126 4,867,025 26,076,953 111,860,933 407,202,152 3,176,645,249
Military Grievances External Review Committee 126,342   2,897 228,338 165,072 15,068   5,302   24,101 39,219 78,567 7,000 691,906
Military Police Complaints Commission 126,007   7,590 83,222 147,434 698,826 132,479 485   19,277 82,939 55,933 260,886 1,615,078
Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner 112,325   509 29,917 17,116 11,375 136,472 683   9,117   5,408 31,064 353,986
Subtotal 277,508,399 1,894,674,028 183,654,453 104,913,774 22,285,726 13,920,034 35,197,604 75,179,501 21,352,126 4,919,520 26,199,111 112,000,841 407,501,102 3,179,306,219
Natural Resources                            
Department 31,970,438 218,136,713 314,435 9,993,533 2,774,087 9,308,475 7,931,060 3,118,930 15,424,101 1,020,385 2,140,918 4,540,119 8,604,295 315,277,489
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission 435,708 643,659 21,221 9,779,640 1,314,616 127,035 469,347 306,590 1,953,814 164,576 1,029,369 1,855,341 1,212,043 19,312,959
National Energy Board 812,725 72,702   1,658,145 179,239 589,044 362,770 134,229   318,279 167,317 653,677 2,409,014 7,357,141
Northern Pipeline Agency 117,471     81,579 4,104 6,993           7,420 10,000 227,567
Subtotal 33,336,342 218,853,074 335,656 21,512,897 4,272,046 10,031,547 8,763,177 3,559,749 17,377,915 1,503,240 3,337,604 7,056,557 12,235,352 342,175,156
Office of Infrastructure of Canada 4,529,347 10,541,665 18,273 6,556,146 399,936 4,456,204 7,485,129 123,380 85,633 99,425 378,699 612,324 385,353 35,671,514
Office of the Governor General's Secretary 176,548 3,731 10,226 120,188 387,710   61,800     22,383 266,191 76,067 274,704 1,399,548
Parliament                            
The Senate 160,151 1,968 159,828 83,444 10,598 148,023 257,792   400,357 392,008 42,219 442,020 285,744 2,384,152
House of Commons 1,155,037   529,606 8,288,003 273,877 230,841 1,074,248 779,383 1,074,677 2,833,518 645,591 1,351,535 472,902 18,709,218
Library of Parliament 43,663   4,790 1,284,722 4,264 145,930 431,492 54,032   233,536 156,655 310,805 24,272 2,694,161
Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner 187,470     405,015 1,019   6,000 53,754   20,164   57,884 84,715 816,021
Senate Ethics Officer 15,436           3,000     2,583   675 213 21,907
Subtotal 1,561,757 1,968 694,224 10,061,184 289,758 524,794 1,772,532 887,169 1,475,034 3,481,809 844,465 2,162,919 867,846 24,625,459
Privy Council Office                            
Department 280,656     3,618,070 1,706,455 410,782 513,415 1,105,701 39,026 210,549 845,213 1,160,387 518,287 10,408,541
Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat 228,870     117,292 652,179   12,000 22,642   3,805   23,684 250,397 1,310,869
Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board 345,536   21,747 551,728 261,072 247,242 277,395 62,430 3,942 16,617 124,017 362,921 32,965 2,307,612
Office of the Chief Electoral Officer 2,352,239   62,222 27,173,596 1,177,319 692,900 4,764,159 176,880 531,709 384,307 916,055 941,620 1,156,041 40,329,047
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages 159,315 682 7,298 60,735 302,767 18,889 1,558,437 22,451 40,625 128,942 105,348 202,226 169,595 2,777,310
Security Intelligence Review Committee 95,612     79,873 24,416 10,122 13,202 1,399   14,923   23,975 38,571 302,093
Subtotal 3,462,228 682 91,267 31,601,294 4,124,208 1,379,935 7,138,608 1,391,503 615,302 759,143 1,990,633 2,714,813 2,165,856 57,435,472
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness                            
Department 1,447,578   6,602 988,035 2,947,090 3,945,843 2,545,519 1,911,044 255,174 411,252 400,093 1,620,430 1,217,233 17,695,893
Canada Border Services Agency 27,768,467 2,405,834 37,426,739 135,671,792 6,733,080 17,401,731 4,895,921 13,287,214 1,106,041 312,901 1,270,676 6,576,801 14,757,613 269,614,810
Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police 277,298   966 526,390 43,908   410,264 13,344 18,560 48,963 35,689 122,798 2,813 1,500,993
Correctional Service of Canada 19,644,559 11,329,269 146,201,810 8,159,211 5,069,780 11,749,413 805,551 14,819,362 267,415 931,149 1,738,228 28,293,177 64,566,187 313,575,111
Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada 15,532     55,677 76,575   288,118 4,585   22,931   28,316 6,375 498,109
Parole Board of Canada 400,038   49,881 411,098 617,856 676,692 38,092 44,012   23,630 18,557 328,905 571,982 3,180,743
Royal Canadian Mounted Police 94,749,384 25,695,315 68,101,482 57,140,562   20,675,613 3,688,592 121,702,321 1,825,940 1,636,586 7,761,125 13,782,844 2,575,621 419,335,385
Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee 172,659     1,152 113,881   7,425     14,519 31,869 6,260   347,765
Subtotal 144,475,515 39,430,418 251,787,480 202,953,917 15,602,170 54,449,292 12,679,482 151,781,882 3,473,130 3,401,931 11,256,237 50,759,531 83,697,824 1,025,748,809
Public Works and Government Services                            
Department 334,460,703 232,464,355 458,473 129,024,034 34,388,751 15,265,564 155,681,872 35,792,035 11,353,757 1,111,132 10,714,266 9,045,336 548,414,766 1,518,175,044
Shared Services Canada 12,931,048 13,343,320 94,192 107,099,657 1,976,935 1,988,514 32,741,110 6,206,318 151,090 168,792 5,555,934 3,689,893 49,241,675 235,188,478
Subtotal 347,391,751 245,807,675 552,665 236,123,691 36,365,686 17,254,078 188,422,982 41,998,353 11,504,847 1,279,924 16,270,200 12,735,229 597,656,441 1,753,363,522
Transport                            
Department 17,258,592 39,889,520 1,155,317 16,673,006 4,616,546 14,974,687 20,774,155 4,932,601 13,424,134 1,552,239 2,093,846 9,607,388 19,370,221 166,322,252
Canadian Transportation Agency 52,744   4,052 593,790 167,957 95,366 167,582   13,838 63,759 427,446 369,662 288,650 2,244,846
Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada       18,264 18,905 1,512       2,762   9,522 130,043 181,008
Subtotal 17,311,336 39,889,520 1,159,369 17,285,060 4,803,408 15,071,565 20,941,737 4,932,601 13,437,972 1,618,760 2,521,292 9,986,572 19,788,914 168,748,106
Treasury Board                            
Secretariat 1,117,017   118,265 18,794,579 2,830,309 4,397,062 7,895,463 1,496 3,278,425 439,868 797,959 4,548,944 55,238,824 99,458,211
Canada School of Public Service 38,696 18,264 58,589 7,631,715 830,478 304,570 205,334 322,337   96,753 371,966 3,702,681 490,045 14,071,428
Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying 280,888   2,919 504,867 71,549 75 61,587 3,029   6,616 31,521 25,951 47,125 1,036,127
Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner 300,625   3,130 252,213 37,050 136,993 109,162 6,816   14,686   44,112 142,241 1,047,028
Subtotal 1,737,226 18,264 182,903 27,183,374 3,769,386 4,838,700 8,271,546 333,678 3,278,425 557,923 1,201,446 8,321,688 55,918,235 115,612,794
Veterans Affairs                            
Department 22,677,162   322,917,792 1,869,267 1,641,113 1,062,738 381,456 2,171,659   498,671 1,672,930 1,216,403 7,551,028 363,660,219
Veterans Review and Appeal Board 78,583   3,000 1,000 171,884 12,574   64,386   18,416   34,461 47,393 431,697
Subtotal 22,755,745   322,920,792 1,870,267 1,812,997 1,075,312 381,456 2,236,045   517,087 1,672,930 1,250,864 7,598,421 364,091,916
Western Economic Diversification 314,128     150,072 114,030 62,528 238,484 58,020   84,263 24,631 333,864 3,645,949 5,025,969
Total 1,870,217,814 2,727,182,099 1,127,792,172 1,244,321,737 189,118,880 441,767,693 448,782,968 412,645,499 244,269,966 64,442,721 135,541,423 320,344,810 1,438,998,350 10,665,426,132

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