Transparency means openness. It allows Canadians to hold the government accountable through the proactive release of information on government activities, programs, policies, and services in formats that are easy to find, access, and use. Transparency is the key element in the Government of Canada's Commitment to Open Government, which aims to increase access to data, information and dialogue.
IDRC exercises transparency by providing information on its website, and in its publications, reports to Parliament and public outreach programs. In addition, as a research organization, IDRC also maintains transparency with the research community, and the general public, by making the results of its projects - studies, papers, articles, etc. available to all.
- Info Source
Info Source is a series of publications containing information about and collected by the Government of Canada and its related entities. The primary purpose of Info Source is to assist individuals exercise their rights under the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act. Info Source also supports the federal government's commitment to facilitating access to information regarding its activities.
- Quarterly financial reports
Canada’s Financial Administration Act was amended on December 15, 2009. As a result, federal government departments and parent Crown corporations are required to prepare quarterly financial reports for each of the first three quarters of the fiscal year, starting April 1, 2011
You will find them here.
- Information for suppliers and consultants
- Consultancies: Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 334KB)
- Canadian Supplier — Tax and Bank Information Form (PDF, 154KB)
- Supplier Outside of Canada — Tax and Bank Information Form (PDF, 202KB)