Yesterday Don Drummond – a leading economist hired by the Ontario government to review how the province delivers services in the face of declining economic growth and rising deficits – published his report. There is much to commend, it lays out stark truths that frankly, many citizens already know, but that government was too afraid [...]
Entries tagged as “public service sector renewal”
Most of the time, when I engage with or speak to federal public servants, they are among the most eager to find ways to work around the bureaucracy in which they find themselves. They want to make stuff happen, and ideally, to make it happen right and more quickly. This is particularly true of younger [...]
I’ll be joining Treasury Board President Stockwell Day at 10am PST/1pm EST to help make an exciting announcement. The press release can be found here. I’ll be writing up a reaction later today.
So many, many months ago a Peter R. posted this comment (segments copied below) under a post I’d written titled: Prediction, The Digital Economy Strategy Will Fail if it Isn’t Drafted Collaboratively on GCPEDIA. At first blush Peter’s response felt aggressive. I flipped him an email to say hi and he responded in a very [...]
Last week a disturbing headline crossed my computer screen: B.C. RCMP zaps old news releases from its website 2,500 releases deleted because they weren’t translated into French 1) The worst of all possible outcomes This is a terrible outcome for accountability and open government. When we erase history we diminish accountability and erode our capacity [...]