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Departmental Performance Report (DPR) 

Annual report on performance of each federal department for the previous fiscal year.

(Pal 2006, 322) 


The following is drawn from the Treasury Board Secretariat's "Results-Based Management Lexicon:"

Departmental Performance Reports (DPRs), tabled in the fall of each year by the President of Treasury Board on behalf of all federal departments and agencies named in Schedule I, I.1 and II of the Financial Administration Act, are part of the Estimates and Supply process. Their fundamental purpose is to present a report on results and accomplishments as established in the corresponding Reports on Plans and Priorities (RPP) in order to provide Parliamentarians with knowledge and understanding of the government's stewardship of public resources.


Pal. Leslie. 2006. Beyond Policy Analysis: Public Issue Management in Turbulent Times, 3rd ed. Toronto: Nelson Education.

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. 2010. "Results Based Management Lexicon." Last modified February 25, 2010.


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