Canadian Digital Service CEO Aaron Snow says the 'ambitious, but not totally outlandish deadline' prompted the release of a roadmap to meet that goal.
'Folks in the tech sector love to fall in love with problems,' says Aaron Snow, who leads a team of a few dozen people tasked with solving the government's digital service problems. The Hill Times photograph by Mike Lapointe
At just a little over two years old, the growing team at the Canadian Digital Service is busy thinking about an ambitious goal—how to make many government services available online by 2025.
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CanCon Contributions & Quotas In a Digital Age As part of Heritage Canada’s review of Canadian content in a digital age, various parties are proposing changes to how digital services are regulated and taxed.
'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'