The Impact and Innovation Unit is using behavioural science to understand Canadians by focusing on the end goal instead of the process.
Rodney Ghali, assistant secretary to the cabinet, left, and Elizabeth Hardy, senior lead of behavioural insights, at the Impact and Innovation Unit, pictured on Dec. 8, say the unit is helping the government deliver more citizen-centric policy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Young women are not sure they can successfully complete basic training when they consider a career in the Canadian Armed Forces, and think they are committing for life, says Elizabeth Hardy.
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PIPSC president Debi Daviau says amount spent on outsourcing has increased ‘despite commitment by the government to reduce spending on external consultants to 2005 levels,’ at union’s annual general meeting.
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