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Alex Himelfbarb's mea culpa

Canada's top bureaucrat says he deserves to be criticized for the 'embarrassingly modest progress' the government has made diversifying its most senior ranks with visible minorities.

PCO Clerk Alex Himelfarb, the country's top bureaucrat, recently told a Senate committee that the government has made "embarrassingly modest progress" hiring deputy ministers who are visible minorities and says he personally deserves to be criticized.

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Alex Himelfbarb's mea culpa

Canada's top bureaucrat says he deserves to be criticized for the 'embarrassingly modest progress' the government has made diversifying its most senior ranks with visible minorities.

PCO Clerk Alex Himelfarb, the country's top bureaucrat, recently told a Senate committee that the government has made "embarrassingly modest progress" hiring deputy ministers who are visible minorities and says he personally deserves to be criticized.

  

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