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Tougher policies needed to tackle inequality in Canada, say former high-level federal bureaucrats


Former PCO clerk Alex Himelfarb and former Finance assistant deputy minister Don Drummond say the federal government needs to do more to address wealth disparity
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Alex Himelfarb, former clerk of the Privy Council Office, pictured on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the Broadbent Institute's Progress Summit in Ottawa.

The federal government is not doing enough to address poverty among the most vulnerable members of society, say two former high-ranking federal bureaucrats who presided over austerity measures in the 1990s.



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Tougher policies needed to tackle inequality in Canada, say former high-level federal bureaucrats


Former PCO clerk Alex Himelfarb and former Finance assistant deputy minister Don Drummond say the federal government needs to do more to address wealth disparity
.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Alex Himelfarb, former clerk of the Privy Council Office, pictured on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the Broadbent Institute's Progress Summit in Ottawa.

The federal government is not doing enough to address poverty among the most vulnerable members of society, say two former high-ranking federal bureaucrats who presided over austerity measures in the 1990s.



  

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Monday, September 1, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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