About Us

Publishing and Depository Services (PDS) is part of the Integrated Services Branch of Public Works and Government Services Canada. PDS is one of the directorates forming the Government Information Services (GIS) Sector. GIS Sector services promote integrated and effective government communications by providing Canadians information about:

PDS acquires and catalogues an extensive variety of Government of Canada publications. Some publications are listed for reference purposes only while others are available in portable downloadable electronic format.

Our mission is to ensure that Canadians have a centralized access point to locate and/or download publications authored by the Government of Canada.