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In 2010, the Ontario Government issued the Broader Public Sector (BPS) Procurement, Expenses and Perquisites Directives. BPS organizations are publicly funded organizations that receive operational funding from the Ontario Government. The Children's Aid Society of Oxford County is a BPS organization.

The purpose of the Procurement Directive is:

  • To ensure that publicly funded goods and services, including construction, consulting services and information technology are acquired by BPS organizations through a process that is open, fair, and transparent;
  • To outline responsibilities of BPS organizations throughout each stage of the procurement process; and
  • To ensure that procurement processes are managed consistently throughout the BPS.

pdfAgency Procurement Policy #F2-40

 

The purpose of the Expense Directive is:

To set out the requirement for the designated BPS organizations to establish expense rules where expenses are reimbursed from public funds.

The Oxford Children's Aid Society, along with Ontario's Children's Aid Societies, implemented the Directives on April 1, 2011.

pdfAgency Expense Policy #HR5-60

pdfAppendix A: Broader Public Sector Expenses Directive

pdfExecutive Level Travel Report (2016 - 2017)

 

The purpose of the Perquisites Directive is:

The purpose of the Perquisites Directive is to set out rules that governs and raises the level of accountability and transparency with respect to the use of perquisites by the agency.

The Oxford Children’s Aid Society has implemented the Perquisites Directives.

pdfPerquisite Policy #HR5-70 here

pdfAnnual Summary of Allowable Perquisites 2015-16

 

Attestation of Compliance With the Broader Public Sector Accountability Act:

pdfAttestation of Compliance