Our stories

Explore stories of the people and projects making a difference in the lives of Canadians. Discover how Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) supports departments and agencies across the Government of Canada.

Shipbuilding across Canadian communities

In 2020, the Government of Canada awarded approximately $3.5 billion in new contracts to Canadian companies under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS), including $132.1 million that went to small and medium-sized businesses with fewer than 250 full-time employees.

Investigating fraud and conflicts of interest in the public service

The Special Investigation and Internal Disclosure Directorate is responsible for looking into suspected fraud and conflict of interest. Learn what it’s like to work in the directorate from team members Réal Benoit and Daniel Laurence.

The faces behind the masks

Read the first-hand stories of the Public Services and Procurement Canada employees who came forward in an emergency effort to procure personal protective equipment for Canada’s healthcare workers.

The move to modern energy

The Energy Services Acquisition Program is modernizing the way the federal government heats and cools buildings in the National Capital Region. Learn about the history of the 5 central heating and cooling plants and how they will be updated to be more eco-friendly.

Restoring the West Block: Stone masons on Parliament Hill

Listen as Kevin Tovee, John-Philippe Smith and Melina Craig explain the history of stone masons, and how they have played a critical role in the Parliamentary Precinct renovations, specifically the West Block.

Committing to AccessAbility in the workplace

In honour of National AccessAbility Week, we’re highlighting a few different ways the department is ensuring the needs of persons with disabilities are taken into consideration, while working towards a more inclusive workplace.

The Receiver General: A 22-year streak with clean audits of Canada’s books

Since the late 1990s, Canada’s financial statements have received a perfect bill of health. Will the COVID‑19 pandemic affect the 22-year streak of clean audits?

Another step closer to anti-racism, diversity and inclusion

In December 2020, the department created the Task Force on Anti-Racism, Workplace Culture and Equity to help change the workplace culture and implement measures that will reduce barriers to inclusion. Learn more about the commitments of the Task Force.

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