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September 8, 2020 – Defence Stories

Help kick off this year’s campaign at a special virtual launch event on September 10. Learn how the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign (GCWCC) is adapting to a virtual campaign, what public servants have done to support Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how they can continue to make an impact in their communities through the GCWCC.

Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign (GCWCC) 2020 National Launch Event

Upcoming Virtual Events:

Join us for the next event in the Anti-Racism Event Series and take part in an important discussion about the history of the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent. September 9, 2020 | Webcast

Learn about Canada’s recent efforts in governing cross-border data flows through trade agreements, how this approach has led to challenges in creating universal rules around the use of data, and how policy makers are attempting to regulate trade in data. September 11, 2020 | Webcast

As public servants, we have a rich framework for reconciliation to guide our work. Dr. Wilton Littlechild reflects back on his work on both the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, and considers the work that still needs to be done. September 14, 2020 | Webcast

Join us for a presentation and talk with Dr. Cindy Blackstock, Ph.D., Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, and Professor Sir Michael Marmot, Director of the International Institute for Society and Health. They will discuss the pursuit of equity for First Nations children in the context of Jordan's Principle and the Pan American Health Organization's recent report Just Societies: Health Equity and Dignified Lives. (Moderator - Valerie Gideon)

September 16, 2020 – 10:30 am – 12:00 pm (ET) | Webcast

This half-day event features panel discussions and presentations about the emerging technology of Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Learn from the experts how to determine which government processes are ideal for automation and explore how RPA can reduce the manual workload and allow employees to focus on more meaningful work. September 22, 2020 | Webcast

Virtual Classroom:

As the world goes increasingly digital, service delivery and skill sets in the public service must follow suit. Digital in Practice (I602) provides a high-level overview of the Government of Canada’s Digital Standards, with practical examples of how to apply these standards in your everyday work.

This virtual classroom course provides managers with the knowledge and skills they need to manage staffing processes and fulfill their responsibilities under the Public Service Employment Act. Participants will also learn the importance of using staffing as a management tool to meet current and future human resources needs. Many offerings are now available until March 2021.

Learning Tools:

In Episode 3 of this podcast, Bill Matthews, Deputy Minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada and Deputy Receiver General for Canada, discusses some of the key challenges of delivering projects in the public sector and the solutions for addressing them.

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