Fifth Annual Award of Excellence for Comptrollership in the Public Sector to be presented this week.
Robert Fonberg exits as DM at Defence and CSIS director Richard Fadden will take over on May 13.
Government is looking at going to one website to make access to services easier for Canadians, has started identifying ‘trivial’ information online. Some departments now taking Access to Information Requests online.
Details are sketchy on the government’s announcement that CIDA will be merged with Foreign Affairs and International Trade, creating the new Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.
Scientists and veterans square off over whether depleted uranium is causing ex-soldiers’ serious health issues.
Union seeks lien against Canada Post’s headquarters to ensure mail carrier coughs up hundreds of millions owed to members
Retired lieutenant commander Karen Davis says negative attitudes toward women in the military less prevalent.
CIDA director general used departmental resources and staff to operate private consulting business, found in conflict of interest by integrity office.
PBO Kevin Page says Mostafa Askari, Sahir Khan, Chris Matier are all interested in the high-pressure job.
Christopher Stoney says PM Stephen Harper’s government is focused on visible spending with a political payoff.
Budget cuts mean closure of dispute resolution centres for members.
PCO gets $1.4-million for its newly-established Business Transformation and Renewal Secretariat, led by deputy secretary to Cabinet Wilma Vreeswijk.
PCO’s Yvan Roy provides advice to the PM and holds three of most important roles in the civil service.
‘As a citizen, I want to interact with the government from my living room, any time of the day or night,’ says Louis Beauséjour, assistant deputy minister Service Canada.
In the 2011 Public Service Employee Survey, 29 per cent of the more than 200,000 respondents said they felt they had been harassed on the job.
‘They’re going to move ahead with this until somebody gets killed. This is Russian Roulette they’re doing,' says retired Kitsilano commanding officer Fred Moxey.
‘These are anxious times for people, there’s a lot of uncertainty, and the workplace, the members are digging in admirably,’ says CEIU president Don Rogers.