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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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Next RCMP Commissioner likely another bureaucrat

The undermining of the RCMP as a strong and independent police force continues apace. Leaked documents showing the criteria to be used to select the Commissioner make it clear that the government wants another bureaucrat in place. This is disturbing on several levels. It suggests that those controlling the hiring process either do understand the …

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