Sole-source service contracts disclosed for Q1
The Government of Alberta’s online database has been updated with information on service contracts awarded outside a formal competition process during the first fiscal quarter.
An additional 1,073 contracts with start dates on or before June 30, 2018 are now available. Of these, 877 are from Children’s Services or Community and Social Services – 869 of which provide direct social supports to Albertans. The total value of all 1,073 contracts is $998.3 million.
The online database will continue to be updated on a quarterly basis to support procurement accountability across the Government of Alberta.
“We have consistently improved transparency in government. This disclosure is an important example of the Government of Alberta making data available for open use and clarifying how public money is spent.”
The list has been posted according to open-data principles and is presented in a user-friendly format with a sort-and-filter capability for most fields. The entire database can also be downloaded into a spreadsheet to accommodate further analysis.