How Ottawa Governs - Summary Report


The annual How Ottawa Governs seminar series is mandated to bring together representatives from all sectors of Canada’s economy and society with public sector leaders in Ottawa. This years seminar was particularly interesting in that it brought together leaders from both the government and the opposition, who could offer differing perspectives on the challenges and opportunities which face the newly elected Liberal government in Ottawa.

This years topics included:

  • The Importance of Ethics in Canadian Government
  • Fractured Federalism: Giving Voice to Canada’s Regions
  • The Fiscal Agenda in unsettled Times
  • Implementing the Government’s Agenda
  • Skills for the New Economy: What Skills, Who Pays, Who Delivers?
  • Modernizing Human Resources Management in the Public Service