Random Ranting Raving and Ratings: The Liberal Party and the Public Service: A History Lesson

Today Justin Trudeau published an open letter to public servants attempting to convince them what a friend they have in the Liberal Party.  I can only assume that Mr. Trudeau is hoping that public servants have forgotten or are ignorant of the Liberals track record. In the not so distant past… ..

Random Ranting Raving and Ratings: The Liberal Party and the Public Service: A History Lesson

Today Justin Trudeau published an open letter to public servants attempting to convince them what a friend they have in the Liberal Party.  I can only assume that Mr. Trudeau is hoping that public servants have forgotten or are ignorant of the Liberals track record. In the not so distant past… ..

somecanuckchick dot com: On whistleblowers and whistleblowing…

Remember when the Harper government™ created the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act (PSDPA), the supposed whistleblower protection law? Of course, the Harper government™ is keen on whistleblowers and whistleblowing… Allan Cutler, Sponsorship scandal You know, when it is ^NOT Harper government™ activity and/or conduct being exposed… Sylvie Therrien, Fraud quotas [Employment Insurance] Richard Colvin, Afghan ...

somecanuckchick dot com: Why is the Globe and Mail the only Canadian news agency to implement SecureDrop?

Why is the Globe and Mail, as of March 4, 2015, the first—and the only—Canadian news agency to implement SecureDrop? One would think that more Canadian news agencies would have implemented the open-source software platform for secure communication between journalists and sources (whistleblowers)… i.e. CBC, Montréal Gazette, Toronto Star, Vancouver Observer, etc., etc., etc.

calgaryliberal.com: The Purpose of a Political Party

A political party has one purpose. It is a service organization. And it serves the public. Everything else is secondary. A political party is focused on its relationship with the voter, supporting the public servants be they a MLA or member, and creating opportunities for leadership. In this a party needs to be two things: ...

Politics and its Discontents: Nothing New Here

In a valiant effort to not be forgotten by a fickle public, Tim Hudak is at it again, advocating a policy that is guaranteed to find favour with the public: going after the pension plans of civil servants. Unfortunately for young Tim, this repetition of his rather tiresome refrain is also an implicit indictment of ...

Random Ranting Raving and Ratings: Largest Workplace Charitable Campaign in Canada – Video

   Public Servants remain concerned about the future during these difficult economic times.  But we know equally that we consistently find a way to set our personal concerns aside and make helping others in need our priority during the annual campaign. ..

Random Ranting Raving and Ratings: Largest Workplace Charitable Campaign in Canada – Video

   Public Servants remain concerned about the future during these difficult economic times.  But we know equally that we consistently find a way to set our personal concerns aside and make helping others in need our priority during the annual campaign. ..