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September 2021

Changes announced to the senior ranks of the public service (September 11, 2021)

By Shuffles

The following changes to the senior ranks of the public service were published in the September 11, 2021 issue of the Canada Gazette:

Shalene Curtis-Micallef becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Justice.

Ted Gallivan becomes Executive Vice-President at the Canada Border Services Agency.

Leah Anderson becomes President and Chief Executive Officer at the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Nancy Ruth Healey becomes Commissioner at the Canada Employment Insurance Commission.

Donnalyn McClymont becomes Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel and Public Service Renewal) at the Privy Council Office.

Nancy Gardiner becomes President of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.

Gina Wilson, Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Youth, Canadian Heritage, to be concurrently Deputy Minister of Women and Gender Equality.

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Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 155, Number 37: Government Notices

Latest numbers of reported COVID-19 cases in the public service (August 26)


The number of reported COVID-19 cases in the public service since reporting began now stands at 5,470 as of August 26. That’s 159 new cases in one month since July 29. The number of total reported cases has been:

  • 5,311 on July 29;
  • 5,297 on July 15;
  • 5,256 on June 16;
  • 5,194 on June 2;
  • 5,151 on May 26;
  • 5,091 on May 19;
  • 4,967 on May 12;
  • 4,785 on May 5;
  • 4,581 on April 28;
  • 4,314 on April 21;
  • 4,011 on April 14; and,
  • 3,751 on April 7.

The breakdown is by province and the top five areas with the highest reported cases continues to be:

National Capital Region: 1,500
Quebec (minus the NCR): 935
Ontario (minus the NCR): 828
Alberta: 817
British Columbia: 762

The amount of reported cases in the public service outside of Canada has jumped to 69 from 62.

Province, region or territoryReported cases
British Columbia762
National Capital Region (NCR)1,500
New Brunswick20
Newfoundland and Labrador21
Northwest Territories1
Nova Scotia49
Ontario (Minus NCR)828
Prince Edward Island2
Quebec (Minus NCR)935
Outside of Canada69

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Reported cases of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the federal public service