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Retention and Disposition Schedules

Over the next few weeks, will be gradually posting copies of Retention and Disposition Schedules provided by government departments and agencies via access to information requests.

Government of Canada

Department of Finance – 244 KB

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada – 32.9 MB
formerly Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada – 1.4 MB
formerly Industry Canada

Library and Archives Canada

  • Records Disposition Authorities Control System (RDACS)
    The Records Disposition Authorities Control System (RDACS) includes a detailed description of disposition instruments issued by LAC (more than 2300 such instruments), a database of federal institutions and their responsibilities in terms of disposition, relevant documents as well as comments and revisions entered by archivists, along with a custom search tool. The system is accessible to LAC staff and, since 2004, to all federal institutions that have access to SecureChannel (the federal government extranet).

Public Service Commission – 7.3 MB

Public Services and Procurement Canada – 56.2 MB
formerly Public Works and Government Services Canada

Shared Services Canada – 4.6 MB

Transport Canada – 14 MB

Government of British Columbia

Administrative Records Classification System – Schedule 100001

Operational Records Classification Systems (ORCS) / Ongoing Records Schedules (ORS)

Records Schedules for Special Categories of Records