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Hatfield's response to Emerson, Wouters: public service not irrelevant

Much of David Emerson’s critique and Wayne Wouters’ testimony rests on a number of unsupported premises, which hide important weaknesses in their arguments.

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David Emerson and PCO Clerk Wayne Wouters. Despite his faulty assumptions, Mr. Emerson makes some valid points. The public service can and should take important steps to make their advice more credible and relevant for ministers. Unfortunately, such proposed changes are not found among the reforms proposed by Mr. Wouters.

 

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Hatfield's response to Emerson, Wouters: public service not irrelevant

Much of David Emerson’s critique and Wayne Wouters’ testimony rests on a number of unsupported premises, which hide important weaknesses in their arguments.

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
David Emerson and PCO Clerk Wayne Wouters. Despite his faulty assumptions, Mr. Emerson makes some valid points. The public service can and should take important steps to make their advice more credible and relevant for ministers. Unfortunately, such proposed changes are not found among the reforms proposed by Mr. Wouters.

 

  

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Friday, February 27, 2015
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The PMO's outgoing Director of Communications Jason MacDonald.
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PMO executive assistant Stephen Staley, PMO special assistant Myles Atwood, and Tory Party national campaign manager Jenni Byrne.
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PMO deputy chief of staff Howard Anglin and Postmedia's Stephen Maher.
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The Ottawa Citizen's Jason Fekete with the man of the hour, Jason MacDonald.
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The Toronto Star's Tonda MacCharles.
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CBC's Chris Hall and Melissa Lantsman, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's director of communications.
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Michael White, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's policy director.

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