All posts tagged corruption

Integrity Commissioner Finds More Wrongdoing, But Is It Enough?

After reading with interest the March 2013 report of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Mario Dion, regarding misconduct at the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), we would like to congratulate him for finding and substantiating a whistleblowing situation. On the positive side, Dion’s office received the report on May 11, 2012 and initiated an investigation […]

UBC Institutes Allard Prize for International Integrity

The University of British Columbia is now in the nomination phase of its inaugural Allard Prize for International Integrity. This award is going to be presented to a person whom they feel best meets the criteria of leadership and courage, and works toward greater  accountability, transparency, anti-corruption and the rule of law. It comes with […]

Does Canada need patronage?

Every now and then I come across a column or editorial that surprises me with its audacity. The one linked below is an excellent example. Written by Jordan Press, a Parliamentary journalist and self-acclaimed news literacy junkie, it builds a case on the merits of patronage in Canadian politics. He draws on experts in the […]