All posts tagged Lac Megantic

A Tale of Two Committees

This piece was first published, in edited form, in the Hill Times on July 3, 2014. When Dickens wrote the opening to A Tale of Two Cities, set over two hundred years ago, he described an age of contrasts – wisdom and foolishness, belief and skepticism, hope and despair. He also wryly observed that this […]

The Ethical Bureaucrat’s Dilemma

Ian Bron Several weeks ago I published a piece on the Hill Times website commenting on the failure of the federal government’s ethics program. It could be interpreted as suggesting that the phrase “public service ethics” is an oxymoron. It isn’t, of course. There are many in government today who are highly ethical, who come […]