Ian Bron

I'm a founding member and the current Secretary of Canadians for Accountability. In my day job, I'm an evaluation and regulatory specialist working in the federal government. I spent a number of years as a naval officer, following which I was an elementary school teacher. I have a BA from the Royal Military College of Canada and a BEd and MEd from the University of Ottawa.

Adieu to a friend, ally in accountability wars

Allan Cutler, Sean Bruyea and Ian Bron A stalwart champion for whistleblowers and the laws to protect them is stepping down. Wrongdoers, especially those in government and their apathetic allies in oversight may think they can take a breather. They may not have long to rest. There are only two organizations that focus on whistleblowing …

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There’s a failure of leadership in the public service

Ian Bron and Allan Cutler Three years ago, we attended a conference of government administrators in Victoria, B.C. Wayne Wouters, Clerk of the Privy Council and the most powerful bureaucrat in Canada, was a keynote speaker. Someone asked him what he considered the qualities of the ideal public servant. We expected an answer that included …

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