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Key Issues Post-COVID: Is it Time to Reorganize the Machinery of Government?

June 2, 2020

If you’re like most Canadians, you’ve gotten to know the Chief Public Health Officer of every Canadian jurisdiction during the COVID crisis and probably ranked your favourites. You may also have noticed health ministers lurking in the...

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Hearing the Unheard: Government has a Duty to Listen

June 2, 2020

One of the most important principles of good governance is voice -- people must have a say and be listened to in decisions that affect them. This past week we have seen protests and riots erupt across the United States and around the world...

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Leading Through COVID-19 with Ilona Dougherty: How other sectors can best work with government in times of crisis

May 27, 2020

In IOG's latest live webcast, Leading Through COVID-19 #leadingthroughC19, IOG President Toby Fyfe interviewed Managing Director of the Youth and Innovation Project at the University of Waterloo, Ilona Dougherty. Dougherty discussed how...

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Governance and Risk in a Post-Covid World

May 26, 2020

Many Canadians might see the COVID lockdown as the biggest exercise in risk management our government has ever conducted. And some, weighing the enormous cost, might say it’s also our most risk-averse. But it ain’t necessarily so. Most of...

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Leading Through COVID-19 :Procurement Case Study with Bill Matthews, Deputy Minister, PSPC

May 20, 2020

In IOG's latest live webcast, Leading Through COVID-19 #leadingthroughC19, Deputy Minister of PSPC, Bill Matthews, reflected on the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on procurement and offered key leadership lessons. Interviewed by IOG...

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Policy Crunch Recap - The Future of Digital Governance in a Post-Pandemic World - May 5, 2020

May 20, 2020

On May 5th IOG held its first ever fully virtual Policy Crunch event. Appropriately, the topic for the evening was "the future of digital governance in a post-pandemic world". We had a fascinating group of experts join us for the online...

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