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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

ELP 15 starting in September. Inter-Jurisdictional ELPs being launched in Toronto and Halifax

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.

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The IOG delivers workshop in Argentina

The Institute on Governance delivered an Interamerican Development Bank regional workshop on citizen-centred services at the Casa Rosada, Presidency of the Nation, Buenos Aires, Argentina on September 12.

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Oct 24

Science in Government 101 – An introduction to Science & Policy in Government

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
Event Type: Course

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