Important message for IPAC members about membership information

Last fall, IPAC transitioned to a new web platform, which was both overdue and very exciting (for a given definition of "very exciting").  Unfortunately, as happens with such changes, some things got lost in the shuffle. Recently, we encouraged Manitoba-based IPAC members to check their account to make sure all their information is up to … Continue reading Important message for IPAC members about membership information

2019 Conference Planning: Program sub-theme champions

As IPAC Manitoba plans the 2019 IPAC National Conference, we explore what it's like for a regional group to plan a 400-500 person conference that is international in scope.  This month, Programs Committee co-chair Guy Gordon announces the champions we have lined up for each sub-theme!   “Sure – I’ll do it.” Those words were so … Continue reading 2019 Conference Planning: Program sub-theme champions

Planning the 2019 IPAC National Conference: Reflections from Québec City

As IPAC Manitoba plans the 2019 IPAC National Conference, we explore what it's like for a regional group to plan a 400-500 person conference that is international in scope.  This month, IPAC Manitoba Board Chair Jessica Drakul reflects on her experience attending the 2018 IPAC National Conference in Québec City.   In the third week of … Continue reading Planning the 2019 IPAC National Conference: Reflections from Québec City

BLOG: A skeptic considers the meaning of “public service”

IPAC Chat is a monthly series prepared by members of the board of the Manitoba regional group of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada. This month’s post is prepared by IPAC Manitoba Communications Chair Emmet Collins.  Emmet is a policy analyst and French Language Services Coordinator with Manitoba Families as well as an Adjunct … Continue reading BLOG: A skeptic considers the meaning of “public service”

BLOG: Winnipeg Whiteout – An Opportunity to Change the Perception

IPAC Chat is a monthly series prepared by members of the board of the Manitoba regional group of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada. This month’s post is prepared by IPAC Manitoba Board member, Laurie Monk. Laurie holds a Masters in Public Administration and is the manager of the Lighthouses Program with Manitoba Justice. … Continue reading BLOG: Winnipeg Whiteout – An Opportunity to Change the Perception

BLOG: THE ROLE AND FUTURE OF MANITOBA’S NON-PROFIT SECTOR

IPAC Chat is a monthly series prepared by members of the board of the Manitoba regional group of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada. This month’s post is prepared by IPAC Manitoba Board member, Bob Chrismas. Bob has been serving in the Winnipeg Police Service for 28 years and recently completed his PhD in … Continue reading BLOG: THE ROLE AND FUTURE OF MANITOBA’S NON-PROFIT SECTOR

BLOG: Reflections on Supporting a Bilingual Public Service

IPAC Chat is a monthly series prepared by members of the board of the Manitoba regional group of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada. This month’s post is prepared by IPAC Manitoba Communications Chair Emmet Collins.  Emmet is a policy analyst and French Language Services Coordinator with Manitoba Families as well as an Adjunct … Continue reading BLOG: Reflections on Supporting a Bilingual Public Service

BLOG: Transitioning From Academia to Government

IPAC Chat is a monthly series prepared by members of the board of the Manitoba regional group of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada. This month’s post is prepared by IPAC Manitoba Communications Chair Emmet Collins.  Emmet is a policy analyst and French Language Services Coordinator with Manitoba Families as well as an Adjunct … Continue reading BLOG: Transitioning From Academia to Government