2021 Welcoming Event for Students


On Wednesday June 9 from 11:00 am to 4:45 pm (ET), the Canada School of Public Service is hosting a virtual welcome event for 2021 students in the public service.

From the event page:

“As students, you contribute to the renewal and success of the federal government. With your curiosity, innovative ideas and learned experiences, you are assets to our organizations.

Join the Canada School of Public Service and the Federal Youth Network for a full day of learning and networking activities as part of the 2021 Welcoming Event for Students. This is your opportunity to mark your arrival and acquire the tools you need to make this experience a success.

After registering for the event, you will receive a link to vExpo, the School’s in-house virtual event platform, where you can participate in workshops and presentations, visit kiosks and network.”


Joshua Frame, Manager, Federal Youth Network & Associate Faculty, Canada School of Public Service


  • Patrick Borbey, President, Public Service Commission of Canada
  • Gina Wilson, Deputy Minister, Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, Canadian Heritage
  • Madeline Budding, Strategic Coordinator, Young Professionals Network (YPN), Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Canadian Coast Guard
  • Davy Sabourin, Senior Program Analyst, Public Outreach and Strategic Stakeholder Engagement; Federal Anti-Racism Secretariat, Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Branch; and Co-Chair, LGBTQ2+ Committee, Department of Canadian Heritage

To register

Visit the event website here.

New network for Asian public servants to launch on May 26

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A new network for Asian public servants called the Network of Asian Federal Employees (NAFE) will launch at a virtual event on Wednesday May 26 to wrap up Asian Heritage Month.

The virtual event takes place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EDT) and will include a panel discussion that will recognize the challenges and celebrate the contributions of federal Asian public servants.

The panel list includes:

  • Gina Wilson, Deputy Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Youth / Senior Associate Deputy Minister at Heritage / Champion for Indigenous public servants;
  • Daniel Quan-Watson, Deputy Minister at Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs; and,
  • Anil Arora, Chief Statistician at Statistics Canada.

Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada will also make remarks in a pre-recorded video.

Other links:

Register online via Eventbrite here.