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Results and Findings of Assessment Projects

Executive Summary

  • The Recordkeeping Initiative: Findings of Assessment Projects and the Way Forward
    This report details the summary findings of the 15 assessment projects completed during the fall and winter of 2007-08. The report outlines the potential improvements to Government of Canada recordkeeping which the projects identified and the recommendations they made. Specific details about the projects, and their recommendations can be found in the project reports below.

Development of a Regulatory Regime

To provide statutory standards for recordkeeping.

  • Documentation Standard Development for Departmental Business Records
    This report about the development of recordkeeping requirements for the policy function at Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) is being finalized and will be posted soon.
  • Recordkeeping Litigation Protocol
    In partnership with the Department of Justice, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is working to develop guidelines for managing records during a legal hold. This work is on-going. Updates will be posted as available.

Institutional Capacity and Readiness

To provide tools within the organization for recordkeeping


Propose solutions to manage all repositories of previously unmanaged records, as well as, the storage of Government of Canada inactive records.