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Staying Afloat Under Pressure: A Public Servant’s Personal Story of Burnout

July 31, 2019

An anonymous contribution to the Spotlight on Governance. Burn-out is something that happens to others, right? When we are appointed to executive positions, we are seen as part of the solution, and we try hard, until we’re down to our last...

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Leading from Behind: A Meditation on Always Having Your Team’s Back

July 31, 2019

By Sylvain Souligny, a graduate of the ELP, Cohort 4. We all constantly hear that “change is the new constant,” but this phrase ignores, or is used to ignore, several factors that play a major role in people’s wellness. As leaders, while...

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Leadership Program for Law Professionals

July 31, 2019

By François Gagnon, Vice President – Learning Lab During the week of July 8, the Institute on Governance offered, in collaboration with the University of Ottawa, our first Leadership Development Workshop for Law Professionals. Topics...

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Missan 2020 Budget Presentation Workshop

July 31, 2019

By Mike Fleet, IOG Senior Researcher As part of IOG’s work in Iraq, where we work on the fiscal decentralization project, funded by Global Affairs Canada, the IOG and the Missan Province of Iraq hosted the 2020 budget presentation workshop...

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Governing Past the Next Election: A New Series from the Institute on Governance and Ipsos

July 31, 2019

By Brad Graham, IOG Vice President, Toronto The Institute on Governance (IOG) and Ipsos are teaming up to examine critical challenges facing Canada and a new government. There is little doubt the societal and political landscape is...

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ELP Participants will be Meeting with High-Powered Speakers in August

July 31, 2019

By Cory Campbell, IOG Program Manager, Executive Learning The IOG’s Insights on Public Sector Leadership series – housed within our year-long Executive Leadership Programs (ELPs) – seeks to develop in public sector executives the...

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