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The looming long-term care crisis January 21
Canada is sleepwalking into a long-term care funding crisis and urgent policy action is required to ensure baby boomers will have access to the long-term care they need.   read more...

Obama 2.0 and the partisan divide January 18
In 2008, President Obama refashioned American politics for a more digital age, leveraging the Internet to both engage volunteers and raise money in a novel and unprecedented manner.   read more...

Dancing with the Devil: Institutionalizing integrity in public administration January 17
Following Singapore’s independence in 1965, the controversial leadership of Lee Kuan Yew transformed this former British trading post into a thriving island city-state at the crossroads of Southeast Asia.   read more...




Technology
Obama 2.0 and the partisan divide January 18
In 2008, President Obama refashioned American politics for a more digital age, leveraging the Internet to both engage volunteers and raise money in a novel and   read more...

Social media and Gov 1.5 December 20
As governments seek transformational change to shift from austerity to agility, there is much enthusiasm for social media as a platform for renewal.   read more...

Six must-do’s for electronic recordkeeping December 14
Why is it so difficult for governments to implement an enterprise-wide EDRMS (Electronic Document/Records Management System)?  read more...



Editor's Choice
Re-thinking service delivery December 4
Government citizen-centred service delivery is undergoing a re-think. The growing number of people using the online channel, and its relative cost effectiveness   read more...

Editor's Choice index June 26
The best of the Editor's Choice articles   read more...

Understanding the Big Society May 11
The Big Society agenda has significant implications for the delivery of government services, both in the U.K. and elsewhere. With the support of KMPG, CGE exp   read more...

  
Bookshelf

  • Why People Fail

    We seek success in our daily endeavours. But it’s often through failure that we can learn best.

  • The Primes

    As the World Bank in the 1990s was preparing for a major transformation to mark its 50th anniversary, consultants Chris McGoff and Michael Doyle met to discuss the plan developed under the auspices of the Bank’s director of strategy, Christina Wallace.


Bleeding in the trenches… January 2
Canada’s new Chief of the Defence Staff has been mandated to stop the practice of senior DND personnel retiring and being employed as consultants by the busin   read more...

Breaching a bastion of bias December 3
Over the past 40 years federal procurement has incorporated many measures to eliminate bias in the selection of government contractors.   read more...

Are these shoes really made for walking? October 22
Preparing a detailed procurement manual for a client is like trying to write how to tie shoelaces – it’s not easy.   read more...



Prof. Colin Bennett, University of Victoria

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Recycling: Public sector accountability meets private sector know-how
The province of British Columbia in July attained the highest score nationally from Extended Producer Responsibility Canada (EPR) for measures making producers   read more...

Setting a sustainable pace for green municipalities
As federal, provincial and territorial governments enact legislation designed to improve air, water and soil quality, and protect the climate, a growing number   read more...

Reducing employees’ environmental footprint
For decades, the availability of cheap energy for transportation and manufacturing encouraged the creation of a throwaway culture: make something cheaply and th   read more...

   Managing in a new frontier
Canada’s North is at the forefront of unprecedented change and the focus of increasing global attention. Managing a government office here provides an excepti   read more...

The impact of work on executive health
In October, the Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada (APEX) launched its fourth executive work and health survey.   read more...

The cost of ignoring mental health issues
Last spring, the Mental Health Commission of Canada launched the country’s first ever mental health strategy.   read more...

 




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