The lesson from the pandemic is that there has never been a more important time to strengthen and expand—not cut—public services and to recognize the incredible jobs that public service workers do every day.
When millions of Canadians and business owners lost their income, the government turned to Canada Revenue Agency staff to deliver the bulk of their financial aid package, writes Alex Silas is the regional executive vice-president for the Public Service Alliance of Canada's National Capital Region. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Every year for one week, the federal government celebrates its more than 300,000 public service employees. It usually comes and goes without too much fanfare, but this year should be different.
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