Category

Shuffles

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.

Other links:

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

A change announced to the senior ranks of the public service (August 12, 2021)

By Shuffles

On August 12, 2021, the Prime Minister announced the following change in the senior ranks of the public service:

Manon Brassard, currently President of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, will also serve as Interim President of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario, effective August 12, 2021.

Other links:

News release

Biography: Manon Brossard

Changes announced to the senior ranks of the public service (August 6, 2021)

By Shuffles

On August 6, 2021, the Prime Minister announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the public service:

Nathalie G. Drouin, currently Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General of Canada, becomes Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council and Associate Secretary to the Cabinet, effective August 23, 2021.

François Daigle, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Justice, becomes Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General of Canada, effective August 23, 2021.

Christyne Tremblay, currently Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council, Associate Secretary to the Cabinet, and Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, becomes Senior Official at the Privy Council Office, effective August 23, 2021.

Michael Vandergrift, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Public Services and Procurement, becomes Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Privy Council Office, effective August 16, 2021.

Dylan Jones, currently Deputy Minister of Western Economic Diversification, becomes President of the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada and Interim President of Prairies Economic Development Canada, effective August 6, 2021.

Paul MacKinnon, currently Executive Vice-President of the Canada Border Services Agency, becomes Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Governance), Privy Council Office, effective August 30, 2021.

Paul Halucha, currently Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Economic and Regional Development Policy, Privy Council Office, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change, effective August 16, 2021.

Arianne Reza, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Procurement, Public Services and Procurement Canada, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Public Services and Procurement, effective August 16, 2021.

Scott Jones, currently Deputy Chief, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, Communications Security Establishment Canada, becomes Federal Lead, Proof of Vaccine Credentials, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, effective August 16, 2021.

Other links:

Changes announced to the senior ranks of the public service (July 9, 2021)

By Shuffles

On July 9, 2021, the Prime Minister announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the public service:

Catherine Luelo becomes Chief Information Officer of Canada, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, effective July 26, 2021. Ms. Luelo previously served as Chief Information Officer at Air Canada and at Enbridge Inc.

Bob Hamilton, currently Commissioner of Revenue, is reappointed in this role, effective August 1, 2021.

Other links:

Changes announced to the senior ranks of the public service (May 28, 2021)

By Shuffles

On May 28, 2021, the Prime Minister announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the public service:

Thao Pham, currently Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Operations), Privy Council Office, becomes Deputy Minister, COVID Recovery, Privy Council Office, effective May 31, 2021.

Shawn Tupper, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, becomes Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Operations), Privy Council Office, effective May 31, 2021.

Christopher MacLennan, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, will also serve as Personal Representative of the Prime Minister for the G20 Summit, effective immediately.

Other links:

Changes announced to the senior ranks of the public service (May 14, 2021)

By Shuffles

On May 14, 2021, the Prime Minister announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the public service:

Paul Ledwell, who served as Clerk of Executive Council and Secretary to Cabinet and as Deputy Minister, Policy and Priorities, Government of Prince Edward Island until May 7, 2021, becomes Deputy Minister of Veterans Affairs, effective May 25, 2021.

Nick Leswick, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Economic and Fiscal Policy Branch, Department of Finance Canada, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Finance, effective June 1, 2021.

The Prime Minister took the opportunity to congratulate General (retired) Walter Natynczyk CMM MSC CD, Deputy Minister of Veterans Affairs, on his upcoming retirement from the Public Service and thanked him for his dedication and service to Canadians.”

Other links:

Changes announced in the senior ranks of the public service (April 30, 2021)

By Shuffles

On April 30, 2021, the Prime Minister announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the public service:

“Isabelle Mondou, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage, and Deputy Minister for the COVID-19 Response (Communications), Privy Council Office (on assignment), becomes Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage, effective May 3, 2021.

Christine Donoghue, currently Deputy Commissioner of Revenue, Canada Revenue Agency, becomes Chief Human Resources Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, effective May 3, 2021.

Les Linklater, currently Federal Lead, COVID-19 Testing, Contact Tracing and Data Management Strategies, Health Canada, becomes Senior Official at the Privy Council Office, effective May 3, 2021.

The Prime Minister took the opportunity to congratulate Hélène Laurendeau, Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage, on her retirement from the Public Service and thanked her for her dedication and service to Canadians.”

Other links:

Janice Charette returns to the public service as interim Clerk

By Shuffles

Janice Charette was recently announced as interim Clerk of the public service, following news that Clerk Ian Shugert would be taking leave for health reasons.

Janice Charette was Clerk from 2014 to 2016 and many considered her as Clerk to be the best Clerk.

She received widespread acclaim for putting mental health in the public service front and center of issues to be addressed, as well as gender equality, diversity, inclusion and underrepresentation in the public service.

She was credited for bringing a different, more modern communications style and approach than previous Clerks: being genuine, approachable, out and about meeting public servants and making communications more dynamic and engaging using digital tools and infographics rather than annual reports from the Clerk to the Prime Minister being simply walls of text.

Welcome back Mme. Charette!

Other links:

The Prime Minister announces a change in the leadership of the Public Service

Clerk Ian Shugart takes temporary leave from the public service

By Shuffles

The Prime Minister recently announced that Clerk Ian Shugart will take temporary leave from the public service in order to undergo cancer treatment.

His last day was Monday March 8, 2021.

The Prime Minister thanked Clerk Ian Shugart for “mobilizing the public service to quickly deliver support to Canadians during the global COVID-19 pandemic.”

Clerk Ian Shugart is wished well and a speedy recovery.

Other links:

The Prime Minister announces a change in the leadership of the Public Service

Changes announced in the senior ranks of the public service (February 26, 2021)

By Shuffles

On February 26, 2021, the Prime Minister announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the public service:

Annette Gibbons, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development, effective March 8, 2021.

Lawrence Hanson, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, Transport Canada, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, effective March 8, 2021.

Sandra Hassan, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Employment Conditions and Labour Relations, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, becomes Deputy Minister of Labour and Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development, effective March 8, 2021.

Paula Isaak becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, in addition to her current role as President of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, effective March 3, 2021.

Kristina Namiesniowski, currently Senior Official, Privy Council Office, becomes Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development, effective March 3, 2021.

The Prime Minister took the opportunity to thank Chantal Maheu for her work as Deputy Minister of Labour and Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development. He also congratulated Diane Lafleur, Associate Deputy Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, and Benoit Robidoux, Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development, on their retirement from the Public Service and thanked them for their dedication and service to Canadians.”

Other links: