Opinion

Time for a Large Projects Office to oversee all massive government projects

Governments regularly propose, fund, and undertake large projects to transform the way they do business and these projects frequently fail. It's time for an office to register, monitor, and audit all such projects.

Governments regularly propose, fund, and undertake large projects to transform the way they do business and these projects frequently fail. There is also little transparency or public accountability around such projects, including the Phoenix pay system, led by Government Services Minister Judy Foote, writes Canada's former chief statistician Wayne Smith. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By WAYNE SMITH

PUBLISHED : Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 12:00 AM

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