Shared Services Canada

Email Transformation Initiative

The Government of Canada currently has over 100 separate email systems.

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Goal: Moving 43 partner organizations

Data Centre Consolidation Initiative

The Government of Canada is consolidating and modernizing its data centres.

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Goal: Move more than 300 Government of Canada data centres to fewer than 20

Telecommunications Transformation Initiative

Telecommunications includes the transmission of data and voice within and across the Government of Canada.

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Goal: Move the Government of Canada to single infrastructure

Workplace Technology Devices

The Government of Canada is implementing an enterprise approach to the procurement of workplace technology devices and related software,

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Goal: Standardize, consolidate Workplace Technology Devices for GC


  • News Release
    Shared Services Canada launches GEDS 2.0 – new technology to support a modern workplace

    March 25, 2015 - Ottawa - Shared Services Canada - Shared Services Canada (SSC) is taking a leadership role in delivering on the Destination 2020 action plan by developing “new technologies to support a modern workplace.” GEDS 2.0 is an enhanced version of the Government Electronic Directory Services (GEDS), which gives public servants, business interests and Canadians a convenient way to contact Government of Canada employees. SSC has made a commitment to a culture that embraces innovation, transformation and continuous improvement, and GEDS 2.0 is a concrete demonstration of that culture in action.

    The updated GEDS 2.0 has an improved search function and infrastructure that will make it easier to find and connect with people and the departments they represent.

  • News Release
    Harper Government Continues to Improve Infrastructure and Security of its IT Infrastructure

    October 29, 2014 - Ottawa - Shared Services Canada - Today, the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister responsible for Shared Services Canada, delivered a keynote address at Canada’s Government Technology Exhibition and Conference 2014, summarizing SSC’s progress on the Government of Canada’s IT transformation agenda.


  • SSC Departmental Performance Report 2013-14 Tabled in Parliament

    The Shared Services Canada’s (SSC) 2013-14 Departmental Performance Report (DPR) was tabled in Parliament on November 5, 2014. The report outlines SSC’s results achieved against the plans and priorities and performance expectations set out in our 2013-14 Report on Plans and Priorities (RPP).
  • Shared Services Canada's Integrated Business Plan for 2014–2015

    Shared Services Canada (SSC) has released its Integrated Business Plan (IBP) 2014–2015. The IBP is an important document that outlines the Department’s priorities and planned activities and that describes how SSC will deliver on its commitments.

    Take a look at the Integrated Business Plan for 2014–2015.