Mike Lapointe

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‘We wanted answers’: federal public service unions protest government’s return to workplace policy

‘We wanted answers’: federal public service unions protest government’s return to workplace policy

Canada’s biggest pub­lic ser­vice unions are fight­ing back against the government’s…

Ottawa Centre MP Naqvi says ‘no consensus’ on return-to-office issue from constituents following Treasury Board’s decree

Ottawa Centre MP Naqvi says ‘no consensus’ on return-to-office issue from constituents following…

Fol­low­ing Trea­sury Board’s decree that fed­er­al pub­lic ser­vice work­ers would have…

Unions, experts call into question feds’ move to divest 50 per cent of property holdings while also calling for back-to-workplace policies

Unions, experts call into question feds’ move to divest 50 per cent of property holdings while also…

The gov­ern­ment is look­ing to divest half of its prop­er­ty hold­ings at the same time…

Public service unions sound alarm over feds’ plan to trim bureaucracy by 5,000 jobs through ‘natural attrition’

Public service unions sound alarm over feds’ plan to trim bureaucracy by 5,000 jobs through…

Finance Min­is­ter Chrys­tia Freeland’s fed­er­al bud­get, released on April 16, promised…

‘The mainstream is still trying to be civil, but we’re getting beat’: political cartoonist de Adder delivers 2024 Kesterton Lecture

‘The mainstream is still trying to be civil, but we’re getting beat’: political cartoonist de Adder…

Polit­i­cal car­toon­ist Michael de Adder, who has lost four jobs, has won…

‘We still only have a fragmented picture’: new report on COVID response finds critical institutions exposed both strengths and weaknesses in the federal system

‘We still only have a fragmented picture’: new report on COVID response finds critical institutions…

As the COVID-19 cri­sis unfold­ed in 2020, four crit­i­cal insti­tu­tions, includ­ing…

Oliphant’s leaked private conversation could have a ‘chilling effect’ on MP-constituent relations, say some Liberal MPs

Oliphant’s leaked private conversation could have a ‘chilling effect’ on MP-constituent relations,…

The leaked audio record­ing of Lib­er­al MP Rob Oliphant’s pri­vate con­ver­sa­tion with…

‘Unparalleled opportunity’: Public Policy Forum report urges Canada to take greater leadership on Paris Agreement, global carbon market

‘Unparalleled opportunity’: Public Policy Forum report urges Canada to take greater leadership on…

The COP28 cli­mate sum­mit that began this week pro­vides a per­fect oppor­tu­ni­ty…