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Our depth of experience and network of thought leaders

A safe space for discussion and sharing of ideas

Our business driven and practical approach

Our depth of experience and network of thought leaders

We have over 20 years experience exploring and developing approaches to responsible and responsive governance and public sector leadership in Canada and abroad. Our primary goal is to promote and share good practices, through research, advisory services and learning products. Learn more about our team.

A safe space for discussion and sharing of ideas

Our Executive Leadership Program, leadership boot camps, day courses, and custom courses are designed to be safe spaces for dialogue and sharing ideas. They are informed by our research and advisory services, and developed, tested and taught by former senior public servants. Learn more about learning opportunities at the IOG.

Our business driven and practical approach

We recognize the importance of connecting vision to strategy in a way that aligns internal service delivery with the evolving expectations of citizens. We bring both the first hand knowledge and passion required to improve the way public services are delivered to and accessed by citizens. Learn more about us.

Iog Highlights

“Characteristics of a Nation-to-Nation Relationship,” is a five-part dialogue series

For more information and to register for the series

The IOG is working on a three-year Iraq Fiscal Decentralisation and Resiliency-Building project funded by Global Affairs Canada

The Institute on Governance has partnered with the Environics Institute for Survey Research to gauge Canadians’ attitudes to public institutions in 2016.

ELP 15 started in September. Inter-Jurisdictional ELPs have been launched in Toronto and Halifax

Read our latest research.

From Our Blog

IOG Supports UNDP’s Efforts to Reform Myanmar’s Civil Service Leadership

The Institute on Governance led the second phase of its work on civil service reform in Myanmar with a series of high-level meetings with representatives from Myanmar’s Office of the State Councillor and the Union Civil Service Board (UCSB).  The mission was organized as part of the Institute’s work with the UNDP on the development of a senior administrative leadership programme which is one of the three pillars of Myanmar’s civil service reforms.  The Institute’s work is focusing on the… Read more

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