Weekly Roundup – September 27th

It’s Friday! Here’s our roundup of everything we’ve been talking about this week:

Patti Giberson and Alisa Neuman talk about policy in a POD: how has the government of Alberta been encouraging discussion of policy development?

Lisanne Lacroix, CEO of APEX, talks about the impact of work on executive health. Why is it important for all of us that government executives stay healthy?

Certified executive coach Jane Hardy asks: which do you need, a coach or a mentor?

David M. LeBlanc connects Amanda Lang’s “The Power of Why” to the government’s Blueprint 2020 agenda.

Craig Sellars blogs about the gap retiring executives will be leaving in the public service – are there enough executive feeder groups to take their place?

Editor-in-chief Toby Fyfe writes about Ontario’s efforts to establish a financial accountability officer.

Sarah Jane Fraser, a senior policy analyst with the Office of the Chief Scientist at Natural Resources Canada, talks about how case competitions at NRCan are propelling policy solutions.

Ketevan Chigogidze, vice-chair of the Federal Youth Network, gives a positive assessment of Blueprint 2020 in response to an earlier story from John Wilkins.

Michael Jordan, a partner with PricewaterhoueCoopers, talks about contrasting perspectives on public sector management.

Staff writer Amy Allen reports on BC’s upgraded online mapping toolkit and blogs about how governments are using technology lately to provide services.

That’s it from us! Have a great weekend.

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