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Report cheating in federal government contracts: Submit a tip

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Due to factors related to the COVID-19 situation, the Tip Line telephone service will be unavailable until further notice. We are continuing to serve Canadians and encourage you to submit information via the online form below.

Anyone can report suspected cheating and can do so anonymously. Contract cheating can take many forms and can amount to fraud or other offences. If you see or hear something suspicious, report it online by submitting a tip. It’s the right thing to do.

About the federal contracting fraud tip line

The tip line is jointly operated by the Competition Bureau, Public Services and Procurement Canada, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The information provided will be shared among these three organizations.

Before you begin

Before you submit a tip, learn more about:

Online tip form

In submitting a tip, you are helping to ensure the Government of Canada contracting process is fair. This ultimately benefits all Canadians, businesses and taxpayers.

You can choose to remain anonymous.

Please share as much information as possible in your tip. The more details you provide, the easier it will be for us to follow up, take action or investigate.

Thank you for taking action today!


You can choose to remain anonymous. If you would like to provide your contact details, someone may reach out to you to discuss your tip or ask for more information.

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