Anyone interested in finding out who is getting lucrative government contracts has a new resource: Disclosed.ca
Despite not having the slickest design, the site is functional, providing a tag cloud of government departments who seem to be given prominence based on how much money the department has awarded in contracts.
For example, clicking on “Public Works” (by far, the biggest spender, according to the site) shows that they recently awarded a $31,500 contract to Madison Paving. Clicking on the company name from that list shows me that they also received additional contracts in 2008 and one more in 2007.
Links are also provided to view the actual contract.
Overall, it makes a good companion to Stimuluswatch.ca as a way to keep tabs on where tax dollars are going.