Exclusive Interview: Tina Tchen, former Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls
After 22 years as a partner in a Chicago law firm, Tina Tchen was hired by...
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Simon Kennedy, Deputy Minister, Health Canada: Exclusive Interview
With health issues rising up the list of emerging global threats, Canada’s health chief...
- Posted January 16, 2017
Michael Wernick, Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet, Canada: Exclusive Interview
Two years ago, Michael Wernick was contemplating retirement; now he’s Canada’s top official. Matt...
- Posted October 6, 2016
Scott Brison expands on Canada’s plan to adopt ‘results and delivery approach’
The minister responsible for Canada’s public service has expanded on the government’s plan to...
- Posted June 6, 2016
Creating a truly ‘civil’ service
The damaging effects of bullying and discrimination are widely recognised. But lower-level rudeness and...
- Posted December 31, 2015
What can public servants expect from Canada’s new government?
Canada’s new Liberal government has been careful to praise public servants, striking a much...
- Posted November 20, 2015
New Zealand tops global transparency ranking
New Zealand has topped a global budget transparency ranking for the second time this...
- Posted September 10, 2015
Canadian civil servant sacked over fabricated CVs
A civil servant in Canada lost her job after lying on her CV for...
- Posted August 26, 2015
Janice Charette, Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet, Government of Canada: Exclusive Interview
Janice Charette has held the top civil service post in Canada for more than...
- Posted July 21, 2015
Canada: Wayne Wouters to join legal giant
Wayne Wouters, the former head of the Canadian civil service, is joining legal giant...
- Posted April 20, 2015
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US foreign service vacuum as Trump purges public servants
The entire top management team of the US state department left government last week,...
- Posted January 30, 2017
Republican legislators take new powers over public spending
American Republicans have reinstated an obscure rule from 1876 that allows them to target...
- Posted January 10, 2017
Federal CFOs warn presidential transition may disrupt reform plans
Federal civil service chief financial officers (CFOs) in the US have spoken of their...
- Posted December 9, 2016
Trump’s Cabinet unfolds amid rumour and turmoil
Donald Trump’s Cabinet-appointment dramas have continued over Thanksgiving weekend, with the president-elect’s top advisor,...
- Posted November 28, 2016
Senior Republicans prepare to squeeze civil servants’ benefits and protections
Republicans in Congress are planning to reduce the size of the federal workforce and...
- Posted November 25, 2016