Federal departments miss quarter of annual targets: results report
By Samantha Wright Allen Dec. 5, 2018
In the last fiscal year, federal departments and agencies missed 610 performance targets out of a total 2,587 tracked.
Treasury Board President Scott Brison tabled departmental results reports last month. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
About 24 per cent of government programs tracked at the departmental level missed their performance targets in 2017-18, according to annual results reports released in November, up from about 16 per cent last year.
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