Tony Clement's mission to overhaul the public service
President of the Treasury Board of Canada, Tony Clement
"I think there's been too many cases that we've heard about where you might be working and be very dedicated and want to do a good job and then sitting right next to you at the work station next to you is somebody who's trolling the internet for 7 or 8 hours a day, not doing their job. And it affects the morale of of the public servant who actually wants to work hard. So it's about high time we started to change the culture of the place and this is one of the ways I want to do that". President of the Treasury Board of Canada, Tony Clement
Tony Clement hopes to bring the public sector in line with the private. As President of the Treasury Board of Canada, he has been anything but coy about his plans to transform the federal public service ... focussing on pensions, voluntary severance and now sick leave.
All this at a time when his party, the Conservative Party of Canada, faces questions about its own behaviour. To talk about the implications of what he calls "modernization," Tony Clement joined us in our Toronto studio.
This segment was produced by The Current's Vanessa Greco.
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