Public service experts and critics on the political right and left are calling for reforms to federal government communication and advertising policies.
The feds calculated a $1.4-billion liability for future sick leave entitlements. But the government has not provided any details of its new plan, saying it can’t get into specifics while still negotiating with the unions.
The PM’s Advisory Committee on the Public Service’s annual report is calling for more effective implementation of government decisions, better use of middle managers, and stronger recruitment and leadership development.
The federal government is committing $3.4-million in each of the next three years to public service renewal as it follows through on its Destination 2020 plan.
Richard Fadden becomes PM's national security adviser, among other moves in bureaucratic shuffle
With a background on both sides of the often thorny relationship between bureaucrats and political staff, new Privy Council Clerk Janice Charette 'is particularly suited to manage that tension,' an eminent public administration expert says, as she takes on a federal public service reeling from cuts, low morale, a battered public perception and a lack of trust with elected officials.
NDP claims PMO is behind personal attacks against Canada’s Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand to ‘prop up angry Conservative base.’
Treasury Board President Clement and PS labour unions acknowledge the negotiations are going to be ‘difficult.’
Pollster Nik Nanos says the closure of nine vets’ service offices could be problematic for the Conservatives because it impacts veterans and seniors who tend to vote regularly in elections.
Party Under the Stars was held on Feb. 3 at Ottawa City Hall. Conservative MPs Erin O'Toole and Steven Blaney dancing with performer Jully Black.
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, Party Under the Stars organizer Cheri Elliott, National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, and Chief Government Whip Andrew Leslie.
Environics' Louis Charles Roy, Greg MacEachern, and their newest hire Chris McCluskey.
The crowd inside the Sir John A. Macdonald Building on Feb. 3.
Liberal MPs Joyce Murray, Sukh Dhaliwal, and Hedy Fry with B.C. Premier Christy Clark.
B.C. Liberal MP Joe Peschisolido and Premier Christy Clark.