Feds creating ‘inventory’ of racial minorities to fill senior public service posts

OTTAWA — The Liberal government wants to create an “inventory” of Black, Indigenous and other racialized people who could play high-ranking roles in the federal public service. It is looking for an executive search firm to create and maintain the list of candidates from minority groups, as well as people with disabilities, who could be considered for deputy minister and assistant deputy minister positions. Details ...

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John Ivison: Trudeau government’s Chinese contract not short on stupidity

Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne responds to a question during a news conference in Ottawa on March 9, 2020. It is a good maxim when watching the government not to attribute to malice those decisions that can be explained by stupidity. It’s likely that nobody in the government of Canada really wanted to award a state-owned Chinese company the contract ...

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Ottawa Senators to seek proposals for charitable arm

OTTAWA – The Ottawa Senators hockey club today announced it will begin a request for proposal (RFP) process to explore alternative options to further its philanthropic endeavours. The Ottawa Senators Foundation, the charitable arm of the hockey club, has primarily focused on its work to empower children and youth and had contributed significantly to the community.  The current terms of the foundation’s licensing ...

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