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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!

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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.

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