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A new way of visualizing the IOG Governance Continuum

Our Governance Continuum continues to win converts with its descriptive and analytical power. As we’ve shared it more widely in our leadership programs, speaking engagements and advisory work, leaders across the broader public sector have gained a much more systemic understanding of power and relationships in the modern public sector. They’ve understood some of the sources of friction between players and, critically, learned strategies to work more effectively across the public sector. Like a lot of things, much of modern… Read more

Exploring Machinery Options in Support of Intergovernmental Fiscal Arrangements

This paper explores various organizations and related processes that would support a new fiscal relationship between First Nation governments under a self-government regime and the federal and provincial governments. Machinery options address accountability mechanisms, data management, tax assessment and collection, capital borrowing, and capacity development.

The Citizen Engagement Round Table: Technology, Democracy, and the Development of Public Policy

Part of the Citizen Engagement Round Table Series. Roberto Gualtieri, former ADM Science & Technology at Industry Canada reports on his recent survey of European and North American countries which investigated the impact of technology on various players in the policy process. The summary report focusses on how the relationship between citizens and their governments is changing.

The Citizen Engagement Round Table: Media and Citizen Engagement – Civic Journalism

Part of the Citizen Engagement Round Table Series. Peter Calamai (Ottawa Citizen), Peter Kent (Global TV) and Art Charity explore the objectives of the civic journalism movement in Canada and how these contrast with those of conventional media. The discussion focusses on how citizens can be involved more deeply in public policy issues through the media.

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