Highlights/Judy Foote

Politics, Society

Trudeau says no promises broken in Canada Post controversy

In 2014 when Stephen Harper’s Conservative government announced it was going to phase out door-to-door delivery of mail to about five million households over five years, the reaction was swift. Most Canadians, especially those directly involved, were–to say the least–less» 

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Phoenix problems prompt another Ottawa meeting

The federal government is taking another crack at solving the pay problems affecting over 80,000 government employees. Government managers, workers and union officials are meeting Thursday in Ottawa to discuss what can be done to fix the new–and dysfunctional–Phoenix payroll» 

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Still no end in sight to federal pay problems

The reverberations from the cock-up that is the federal government’s Phoenix pay system continue. Problems with Phoenix have affected some 82,000 public service employees who are having trouble getting compensation. Some have not been paid for months. The results are» 

Politics, Society

Canada to streamline its navy and coast guard ship procurement strategy

Ottawa has unveiled a series of measures designed to enhance the government’s ability to modernize and oversee its cumbersome military procurement process while it tries to rebuild its once mighty shipbuilding industry. Minister of Public Services and Procurement Judy Foote»