Six more steps to success in politics

Give a little to get a little. Whether you are a minister or a Member of Parliament, you need to work with the bureaucracy, not against them.

Sheila Copps said former prime minister Jean Chrétien told her when she joined Cabinet that the bureaucratic/political tango was a literal give and take and offered this advice. ‘You give them one, they give you one.’ The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Sheila Copps

PUBLISHED : Friday, Nov. 20, 2015 4:06 PM

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