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Is there an absence of ideas in the public service?

A healthy balance of supply and demand is the basis for a competitive marketplace. But Mel Cappe says there's a lack of both when it comes to the marketplace of ideas inside the federal civil service. Cappe spent 30 years working for the federal government, three of those as Clerk of the Privy Council and Head of the Public Service.

 

He's in town to give a lecture on this topic tonight at the University of Ottawa, but first he joined us in studio.

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