Still No Trophies for 2017 Public Service Award…

Last November, recipients in attendance of the 2017 Public Service Award of Excellence were disappointed to learn that trophies would not be awarded at the ceremony. It was only one of many examples of the disappointing execution…

2017 Public Service Award of Excellence Winners

The Public Service Award of Excellence recognizes employees who have demonstrated excellence in achieving results for Canadians and who reflect the priorities of the public service, while demonstrating key leadership competencies. This year, 131 recipients of…

Minister Issues Written Apology to All Affected by…

The Minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) has issued a written apology to all Government of Canada employees affected by the public service’s new pay system, Phoenix. It comes almost two and a…

Deputy Minister for Phoenix Provides Update

Marie Lemay, the Deputy Minister responsible for overseeing the implementation of Phoenix, provided another update to all public servants last week, saying that the timeline for resolving pay issues would run until the end of October.…

Deputy Minister for Phoenix Responds to Reports of…

Last Thursday, the Deputy Minister overseeing Phoenix provided another update to all public servants, this time responding to reports of privacy breaches with the new system. In the update, the Deputy Minister confirmed the breaches…

Clerk Updates Public Servants on Priorities in Annual…

A Different Kind of Annual Report from a Different Kind of Clerk Clerk Janice Charette tabled her twenty-second annual report on the public service yesterday, except this one was a bit different than previous iterations. This…