Blog

The Institute On Governance launches the Governance Network

The Institute On Governance has launched the Governance Network (GovNet) – Canada’s first comprehensive applied research and action learning partnership on the governance of Canada’s public sector. “As governments across the country have innovated and evolved, they have not considered the implications for good governance,” said the Institute’s President, Maryantonett Flumian. “Governments can’t be fully accountable or responsive to Canadians unless they get their governance right.” GovNet is a multi-year project among partners at all three levels of government (federal, provincial… Read more

Presenting the inaugural Annual James Fleck Lecture on Modernizing Government

Author: François Levesque

The Institute on Governance (IOG) is proud to celebrate its 20th anniversary at the centre of the exploration, development and promotion of the principles, standards and practices which underlie good governance in the public sphere, both in Canada and abroad. In honour of this anniversary, and in light of a perfect storm of technological, economic and demographic change underway around the globe, the IOG is honoured to share with you the Fleck Program on Modernizing Government, named in honour of Dr…. Read more

Watch Debate 2.0 – Envisionning Ottawa’s Future

Author: François Levesque

On October 5, 2010, the Institute On Governance and its partners hosted Debate 2.0 – Envisioning Ottawa’s future to promote greater dialogue between candidates and young Ottawans. The debate was an ambitious project that involved live audience participation as well as leveraging social media tools for broader city-wide participation. Citizens were able to send in their questions to candidates via YouTube and Twitter and turnout was a great success. The lively discussion featured Larry O’Brien, Jim Watson, Clive Doucet and… Read more

The IOG to play advisory role to South Asia network on fiscal policy and accountability

On August 8th & 9th, 2010 IOG President Maryantonett Flumian and Vice President of Partnerships and International Programming, Laura Edgar, joined a group of world renowned experts from South Asia and other leaders from the academic and government worlds for the “Collaborative Research on South Asia Tax Systems” workshop held jointly by the Governance Institutes Network International’s (GINI) and Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in Singapore, Indonesia. A number of organizations were present with the ultimate goal of creating a… Read more

Presenting Debate 2.0: Envisioning Ottawa’s Future

Author: François Levesque

In Ottawa, municipal politics often takes a back seat to federal affairs. Despite being closest to the people, voting rates at the municipal level have generally been abysmal in the City. Voter apathy is something that should be tackled as some of the most pressing issues of our day play out in the municipal arena. The Institute On Governance and Apartment613 are doing their part to promote greater dialogue between candidates and young Ottawans by organizing a mayoral candidates’ debate,… Read more

Promoting Good Governance across borders

IOG President Maryantonett Flumian and Vice President of Partnerships and International Programming, Laura Edgar recently met with the Thai Ministery of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Kasit Piromya to discuss ways and means to promote good governance and institution-building in Thailand. Read full story here.   This blog is available in English only.

Presenting the inaugural Annual James Fleck Lecture on Modernizing Government

The Institute on Governance (IOG) is proud to celebrate its 20th anniversary at the centre of the exploration, development and promotion of the principles, standards and practices which underlie good governance in the public sphere, both in Canada and abroad. In honour of this anniversary, and in light of a perfect storm of technological, economic and demographic change underway around the globe, the IOG is honoured to share with you the Fleck Program on Modernizing Government, named in honour of Dr…. Read more

Improving Canada’s Digital Advantage: Achieving Prosperity Through Leadership

The Institute On Governance is pleased to submit its response to the Digital Advantage consultation. In an era of ubiquitous computing, and, as a small, open economy subject to immense global forces, Canada must take bold measures to secure its economic, social and digital advantage and its very future as a nation. This is no less than a strategic inflection point in Canada’s history, much as the World War era was a period of immense creativity, of technological, scientific and… Read more

Contact Us

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Our Twitter


Quick Links

Connect With Us