In light of the health firings tragic & despicable scandal, the Plecas report allegations and the weekends W5 report, I thought it would be timely to revisit an older post that still resonates. Not only does it resonate, it clearly establishes a pattern that is still often repeated within public service across Canada when individualsContinue reading Repost: “Whistleblowers and Good Governance”- a talk by the Hon. David Kilgour
The winner of last week’s duel on e-cigarettes was Brent with 53%. This week’s topic: Should the federal government temporarily suspend the entire Temporary Foreign Worker Program? Earlier this spring, Brent and I debated whether or not temporary foreign workers should be allowed in B.C.’s liquefied natural gas industry. At that time, I made itContinue reading This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Broken Temporary Foreign Worker Program needs overhaul to protect Canadians and foreign workers
The winner of last week’s duel on Canadian oil transportation was Laila Yuile with 64%. This week’s topic: Is Edward Snowden a whistleblower who deserves asylum in Russia or a traitor who should be tried and convicted in the U.S.? Last year on my blog, I posted a transcript from a talk given by retiredContinue reading This week’s column for 24HRS Vancouver: Snowden did citizens a service leaking surveillance secrets
I am very lucky that many of my friends and colleagues are truth tellers, and we give each other support- along with those whose stories we tell – knowing full well the ramifications that come with doing so. Truth does not always come without a cost,personal or professional. However, these men and women have not not allowed themselvesContinue reading “Whistle Blowers and Public Service Governance” – A talk by the Hon.David Kilgour.