Public Services and Procurement Canada

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Public Services and Procurement Canada
Services publics et Approvisionnement Canada
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Department overview
Formed 1996

Department responsible for

  • Government Operations - key provider of services for federal departments and agencies
  • Canada Lands Company Limited
  • Canada Post
  • Defence Construction Canada
  • Payment In Lieu of Taxes Dispute Advisory Panel
  • Procurement Ombudsman
  • Public Servants Disclosure Protection Tribunal Canada
  • Public Service Commission of Canada
  • Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board
  • Shared Services Canada
Jurisdiction Canada
Employees 12,000[1]
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
  • Marie Lemay (April 11, 2016)

Public Services and Procurement Canada (formerly referred to as Public Works and Government Services Canada or the Department of Public Works and Government Services) is the department of the Government of Canada with responsibility for the government's internal servicing and administration.

The Minister of Public Services and Procurement is Carla Qualtrough.


  • Acquisitions
  • Chief Information Officer Branch
  • Communications
  • Defence and Marine Procurement
  • Finance and Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Integrated Services
  • Legal Services
  • Parliamentary Precinct
  • Pay Administration
  • Policy, Planning and Security
  • Procurement
  • Real Property
  • Receiver General and Pension


  • Atlantic
  • Quebec
  • Ontario
  • Western
  • Pacific

Special operating agency[edit]

  • Translation Bureau

Phoenix Pay System[edit]

The Phoenix Pay System is a payroll processing system for federal employees, run by PSPC. After coming online in early 2016, Phoenix has been mired in problems with underpayments, over-payments, and non-payments. As of November 2017, the total estimated cost to fix the problems was $540 million.[3]

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