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Candidates: Due to COVID-19, in-person operations at Public Service Commission test centers in Gatineau, Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver are postponed until further notice. In-person testing at our test center in Halifax resumes on November 17, 2020.

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Hiring managers and human resources specialists: The Public Service Commission has developed new second language tests to help departments and agencies staff bilingual positions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Public Service Commission (PSC) is responsible for promoting and safeguarding a merit-based, representative and non-partisan public service that serves all Canadians, in collaboration with stakeholders. We also manage the tools for public service recruitment, providing applicants and managers with a single portal to access all public service job opportunities.

We report independently to Parliament on our mandate. Our annual report and special reports are tabled in Parliament by our designated minister, the President of the Queen’s Privy Council.


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