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The bills will – at the very least – signal the government's intention to fulfil key promises.
A minister's spokesperson said overhauling the access law is a "complex matter."
They know a thing or two about breaking loose on the dance floor.
The Trudeau government will bring in legislation in 2018 to compel all employers in federally regulated sectors to ensure pay equity.
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The Liberal government wants to know why a dozen federal departments and agencies do not pay their interns. The review was ordered by Treasury Board President Scott Brison earlier this year as the gov...
The Access to Information, Ethics and Privacy Committee dropped a major report last week before wrapping up for the summer. Unanimously approved by the multi-partisan committee, the report pushes the Trudeau government to make some serious and long-overdue changes to the law.
The new policy came into effect May 11 and does not apply to "communication products'' placed by previous governments.
But the measures fall short of campaign pledges.
"Unbelievable sense of entitlement."
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Agencies are also being told to make information available in the format of the requester's choice.
The Liberals voted for it, too.
"We're looking for early wins in terms of the first phase of this."
Entire pages were withheld because they would reveal government advice, consultations or deliberations.
This generation is among the most talented, educated and globally connected ever. While some of the experiences and expectations of these young people are unique to their cohort, they have much in common with Canadian workers of all ages and backgrounds: they are looking for a way to make a difference -- be it at the local, national, or global level. The federal public service must innovate to attract more young people. We need less rigid hierarchies, fewer layers of bureaucracy, more open and transparent decision making, a culture of intelligent risk taking, more opportunity for continuous learning, and greater mobility in and out of government.
Treasury Board President Scott Brison tabled legislation in the House of Commons today to repeal controversial Conservative changes to the sick leave program for federal public servants, a move that w...
Treasury Board President Scott Brison isn't saying much.
The Liberals will conduct a "proper review" of the decades-old Access to Information Act with the aim of figuring out "what is actually going to work."
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Delivery of a key Liberal promise on transparency is likely months away, as an election commitment to reform the Access to Information Act has morphed into a "review" of the legislation starting next...
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It will be the first time the Liberals will open the books to the public since taking power.
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Scott Brison says the Conservatives based their $1.4-billion, 2015-16 surplus projection on one-time asset sales and optimistic growth forecasts.
OTTAWA — Finance Minister Joe Oliver has re-affirmed his government's commitment to balance its books, two days after the federal budget watchdog warned a slower-than-expected economy will keep Ottawa...
OTTAWA - Public servants were asked to use official government Twitter feeds to promote Prime Minister Stephen Harper's recently announced tax measures, using the slogan "Strong Families."A senior bur...
The House of Commons may soon be home to change tables, playpens and high chairs. And no, this is not a joke about politicians' infantile behaviour. A generational shift among the elected offic...
The federal government must do more to create jobs and meaningful work experience for youth who are being left out of the economic recovery, says Liberal MP Scott Brison. Brison held a news conferenc...
At least 100,000 young Canadians are working as unpaid interns — with an unknown number of others missing out on key, early work experience because they cannot afford to go without a paycheque. Liber...
UPDATE: Scott Brison's motion for a study on income inequality in Canada passed in the House of Commons on Wednesday. The motion was supported by opposition members as well as a number of government M...