The Government of Canada spent an estimated $22.2B in 2021-2022 on contracts across all public service departments, agencies, and other federal public sector organizations that proactively disclose contract spending.
Across 380,316 contracts active since the start of the 2017-2018 fiscal year, 54,785 have at least one amendment (14%). Of contracts with amendments, the average increase in dollar value was 152% and the average number of amendments was 1.74. Cumulatively these amendments represent an increase of $38.0B over the original contract values.
The average contract duration was 0.77 years, and the average contract value (not including contracts under $10k) was $501.5K. The longest contract was 36.37 years. The largest contract by value (including amendments) was $5.7B.