Treasury Board Policy Suite

Abbreviations

ACAN
Advance Contract Award Notice
ACIM
Advisory Committee on Information Management
ACT
Advanced Card Technologies
ADIS
Accounting Data Input System
ADM
Assistant Deputy Minister
ADV
Advertising
AEXDP
Accelerated Executive Development Program
AIDS
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIESEC
Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales
AIT
Agreement on Internal Trade
ALP
Advanced Leadership Program
ANSI
American National Standards Institute
ARB
Awards and Recognition Board
ARLU
Annual Reference Level Updates
ASD
Alternate Service Delivery
ATIP
Access to Information and Privacy
ATM
Automatic Teller Machine
AU
Auditor
BCMS
Banking and Cash Management Sector
BCP
Business Continuity Planning
BFS
Banking Facilities System
CA
Chartered Accountant
CAD
Crown Assets Distribution
CADD
Crown Assets Distribution Directorate
CAE
Chief Audit Executive
CAEDS
Canadian Aboriginal Economic Development Strategy
CAIS
Central Accounting Information System
CAP
Career Assignment Program
CAPS
Canadian Annual Procurement Strategy
CAS
Central Accounting System
CCME
Canadian Council of the Ministers of the Environment
CCRA
Canada Customs and Revenue Agency
CEGEP
Collège d'Enseignement Général et Professionnel
CFMRS
Central Financial Management and Reporting System
CFO
chief financial officer
CFS
Computers for Schools
CFSMM
certified federal specialist in materiel management
CFSP
certified federal specialist in procurement
CGA
Certified General Accountant
CGAP
Certified Government Auditing Professional
CGSB
Canadian General Standards Board
CHRA
Canadian Human Rights Act
CHRO
Chief Human Resources Officer
CIA
Certified Internal Auditor
CICA
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
CIO
Chief Informatics Officer
CITCA
Comprehensive Integrated Tax Collection Agreements
CITT
Canadian International Trade Tribunal
CLC
Canada Labour Code
CLF
Common Look and Feel
CMA
Certified Management Accountant
CMO
Community Management Office
COE
centre of expertise
COMINT
Communications Intelligence
COMSEC
Communications security
COSAC
Canadian Open Systems Application Criteria
CPI
consumer price index
CPP
Canada Pension Plan
CPSA
Canada Public Service Agency
CRA
Canada Revenue Agency
CRDP
Central Registry of Divorce Proceedings
CRF
Consolidated Revenue Fund
CSA
Canadian Standards Association
CSE
Communications Security Establishment
CSH
Canadian Subject Headings
CSIS
Canadian Security Intelligence Service
CSO
Common Service Organizations
DAC
Departmental Audit Committee
DBA
Departmental Bank Accounts
DCA
Direct Compensation Agreement
DCMI
Dublin Core Metadata Initiative
DCP
Dental Care Plan
DEW
Distant Early Warning
DFAIT
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
DFRP
Directory of Federal Real Property
DI
Disability Insurance Plan
DIAND
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
DIO
Designated Inuit Organization
DPR
Departmental Performance Report
DPW
Department of Public Works
DR
Dispute Resolution
DRS
Departmental Reporting System
DSO
Departmental Security Officer
DSP
Depository Services Program
DTA
Departmental Travel Accounts
EAA
Electronic authorization and authentication
EAP
Employee Assistance Program
EDI
Early Departure Incentive
EDP
Electronic Data Processing
EE
Employment Equity
EEA
Employment Equity Act
EFT
Electronic Funds Transfer
EI
Employment Insurance
EIA
Electronic Industries Alliance
ELINT
Electronic Intelligence
EMS
Expenditure Management System
EPA
Effective Project Approval
ERI
Early Retirement Incentive
ERP
enterprise resource planning
ESA
Emergency Salary Advance
ESA
Employment Standards Act
ETA
Excise Tax Act
EX
Executive
FAA
Financial Administration Act
FC
Fire Commissioner of Canada
FCP
Federal Contractors Program
FIFO
First In, First Out
FIP
Federal Identity Program
FIS
Financial Information Strategy
FISINT
Foreign Instrumentation Signals Intelligence
FMS
Financial Management System
FSWEP
Federal Student Work Experience Program
GAA
Quebec Automobile Insurance Act
GAAP
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
GAPDA
Garnishment Attachment and Pension Diversion Act
GATT
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
GBO
Government Business Opportunities
GC
Government of Canada
GCR
Government Contracts Regulations
GECA
Government Employees Compensation Act
GENET
government enterprise network
GETS
Government Electronic Tendering System
GFA
Guide on Financial Administration
GOL
Government On-Line
GS
General Services
GST
Goods and Services Tax
GTS
Government Travel Service
HIV
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HRDC
Human Resources Development Canada
HST
Harmonized Sales Tax
HTML
HyperText Mark-up Language
HVAC
Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning
IAESTE
International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience
IAM
Insurance Administration Manual
IBM
International Business Machines
IBP
group Insurance and other Benefit Programs
ICC
International Chamber of Commerce
IEC
International Electrotechnical Commission
IEEE
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
IETF
Internet Engineering Task Force
IHD
Administrative Information Holdings
IM
Information Management
IOCF
Interactive On-line Control Files
IP
Intellectual Property
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
ITAR
International Traffic in Arms Regulations
ITC
Individual Travel Card
ITC
Input Tax Credit
JBNQA
James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement
LAN
Local Area Network
LCC
life-cycle cost
LCSH
Library of Congress Subject Headings
LPA
Lease Project Approval
LRS
Leave Reporting System
LTCP
Long-term Capital Plan
LTD
Long-term Disability
LWOP
Leave Without Pay
MAC
Media Access Control
MAF
Management Accountability Framework
MCP
Major Crown Projects
MITS
Management of Information Technology Security
MOU
Memoranda Of Understanding
MRRS
Management Resources and Results Structure
MTP
Management Trainee Program
NAFTA
North American Free Trade Agreement
NBC
National Building Code of Canada
NCR
National Capital Region
NFC
National Fire Code of Canada
NFPA
National Fire Protection Association
NISO
National Information Standards Organization
NJC
National Joint Council
NPP
Notice of Proposed Procurement
NPSW
National Public Service Week
OAA
Outstanding Achievement Award Program
OCG
Office of the Comptroller General of Canada
OCHRO
Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer
OGD
Other Government Department
OSH
Occupational Safety and Health
OSI
Open Systems Interconnection
PAA
Program Activity Architecture
PAYE
Payables at Year-End
PCIS
Position Classification Information System
PCO
Privy Council Office
PDSP
Pensioners' Dental Services Plan
PEA
Provincial Enforcement Agency
PIA
Privacy Impact Assessment
PIN
Personal Identification Number
PKI
Public Key Infrastructure
PM
Prime Minister
PM
Programme Administration
PMM
Personnel Management Manual
PMMRP
Procurement, Materiel Management and Real Property
PO
Post Office
PPA
Preliminary Project Approval
PPRA
Project Profile and Risk Assessment
PRC
Procurement Review Committee
PRTL
Pre-retirement transition leave
PS
Public Service
PSA
Public Sector Accounting
PSAAB
Public Sector Accounting and Auditing Board
PSAB
Public Sector Accounting Board
PSAC
Public Service Alliance of Canada
PSC
Procurement Strategy Committee
PSC
Public Service Commission
PSEA
Public Service Employment Act
PSHCP
Public Service Health Care Plan
PSIA
Public Servants Inventions Act
PSMIP
Public Service Management Insurance Plan
PSPP
Public Service Pension Plan
PSSA
Public Service Superannuation Act
PSSRA
Public Service Staff Relations Act
PSSRB
Public Service Staff Relations Board
PST
Provincial Sales Tax
PWC
Department of Public Works
PWGSC
Public Works and Government Services Canada
QPP
Quebec Pension Plan
QST
Quebec Sales Tax
RAA
Refundable Advance Account
RAM
random access memory
RCMP
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
RCTC
Responsibility Centre Travel Card
RDF
Resource Description Framework
RFP
Request For Proposal
RG
Receiver General
RPP
Report on Plans and Priorities
RTA
Reciprocal Taxation Agreement
SADM
Senior Assistant Deputy Minister
SAM
Superannuation Administration Manual
SAPP
Special Assignment Pay Plan
SDAC
Small Departments Audit Committee
SES
Security Engineering Section
SFFO
Senior Full-Time Financial Officer
SFL
Self-Funded Leave
SFO
Senior Financial Officer
SFP
Statement of Financial Position
SIGINT
Signals intelligence
SIN
Social Insurance Number
SOA
Special Operating Agencies
SOA
standing offer agreement
SOIA
Security of Information Act
SOR
Statutory Orders and Regulations
SPA
Specified Purpose Account
SPAC
Senior Project Advisory Committee
SPS
Standard Payment System
SPTCSS
Superannuation Pension Transition Client Service Sector
SRAP
Short Range Acquisition Plan
SSC
Supply and Services Canada
SSL
Secure Socket Layer
ST
Stenographic and Typing
TAN
Travel authorization number
TB
Treasury Board
TBACC
Treasury Board Advisory Committee on Contracts
TBAS
Treasury Board Accounting Standard
TBITS
Treasury Board Information Technology Standards
TBM
Treasury Board Manual
TBS
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
TEC
Total Estimated Costs
TIA
Telecommunications Industry Association
TMD
Traffic Management Directorate
UCP
Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits
UI
Unemployment insurance
UK
United Kingdom
ULC
Underwriters' Laboratories of Canada
UPS
Uninterruptible power supply
URL
Uniform Resource Locator
UTP
Unshielded Twisted Pair
WCAG
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
WFA
Work Force Adjustment
WFAD
Work Force Adjustment Directive
WHMIS
Workplace Hazardous Material Information System
WIP
work in progress
WTO
World Trade Organization
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