Shared Services likely to become ‘money pit,’ says Canada’s former chief statistician who quit two weeks ago
Wayne Smith, who resigned from Statistics Canada this month, says Shared Services' impediment on Statistics Canada’s mandate is being wrongly dismissed by top bureaucrats who have convinced the current government to push ahead.
Wayne Smith pictured after addressing employees on Friday, Sept. 16, the day he stepped-down as the chief statistician at Statistics Canada. He said he didn’t know how many people would turn out, and was surprised, but ‘heartened’ by the crowd. Photograph by Tony Caldwell, Ottawa Citizen