Public Service during a pandemic – National Public Service Week 2020

I have no power to make this kind of declaration, but I’ll do it anyway:  for National Public Service Week 2020, the theme must be “resilience.” What public servants consider normal is conditioned by what they’ve done.  A major change in government can upend your job.  A restructuring can have major implications for entire departments.  … Continue reading Public Service during a pandemic – National Public Service Week 2020

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”