Code of conduct for government suppliers

As the Government of Canada’s central purchaser, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is committed to a number of efforts to combat human trafficking and to protect human rights in federal procurement supply chains. The updated code outlines Canada’s expectations regarding human and labour rights for vendors and their-subcontractors.

Services and information

Code of Conduct for Procurement

Statement of principles and an educational tool for suppliers on expected practices and behaviours.

About the code

What’s new in the updated code of conduct and how to apply it.

What we heard

Key findings of consultations held in January and February 2021 about the updated code.


Read how the code of conduct came into effect and why it’s important for doing business with government.

ARCHIVED—Context and purpose of the code

Code of conduct that applies to contracts dated before August 13, 2021.

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