If you only followed the media, including social media, you would think this was the pipeline department...but the range of things that you deal with is really impressive—lands, minerals, forestry, innovation, energy, clean tech, and more.
The Canada Pride Citation design was unveiled as an acknowledgement of historical injustices experienced by LGBTQ2 federal public servants, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Canadian Armed Forces members and to commemorate their resilience, bravery and sacrifice.
Dr. Elmendorf is one of those special people that I really admire, that move almost effortlessly between the public sector, academia, private sector, and think tanks. He has worked on both the legislative and the executive branches of government and served with great distinction in Washington.
You (Government of Canada Heads of Communications) are in a very interesting and challenging world these days. You are very much involved in the engagement with Canadians. We used to think of, and talk about communications as how governments talk to Canadians or get their message across. However, this has increasingly become a two-way conversation, a very interactive, iterative conversation with Canadians, whether it is a broader public or a targeted micro initiative.
On Wednesday, October 10th, Government of Canada officials will host a media technical briefing related to the legalization of cannabis. The briefing will be for background information only and is not for attribution.