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Canadians & Government

A Group for "All levels of government in Canada."

Location: Canada
Members: 243
Latest Activity: May 6

A Community for Canadians & Government (Federal, Provincial, Local)

This group is open to everyone interested in all levels of Canadian government.

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Comment by GovLoop on August 14, 2011 at 11:50am
While I annoy Canadians love McDonald's as much as down south, so sorry about that annoying spam today. I just blocked the member and made it so only the admin can send a message to all members.

Sorry about that,
Steve
Comment by Nicole Filiatrault on April 7, 2011 at 12:26pm
@Bill Johnston - thanks for the Hans Rosling TED talk link.  I'm completely addicted to TED, and this was a gem.
Comment by Nicole Filiatrault on April 7, 2011 at 12:24pm

I'm new to the group - looks really interesting, and am looking forward to interacting with you! 

 

For anyone interested in Health care - just wanted to point out our ImagineNation Ideas Challenge:  we're awarding cash prizes for ideas from Canadians on improving the health care system using technology.

 

www.ImagineNationChallenge.ca

 

Now I'm going back to browsing everyone else's comments and posts.

Comment by Bill Johnston on March 30, 2011 at 8:53am
What effect on your workload does an election call have on your job? Is this a time for breathing and catching up because nothing will be passed or is it a time of stress, not knowing the outcome? Perhaps new projects are stalled awaiting the results?
Comment by Bill Johnston on March 8, 2011 at 10:00pm

They say a true genius is one who takes the compicated and makes it simple. Here is an excellent example. Hans Rosling has done 6 TED talks, this is one of his best! Hans Rosling on TED

Comment by Stephen Peteritas on January 10, 2011 at 9:45am

Normally David Eaves is giving Canada props but his recent blog post doesn't sugar coat anything: http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/canada-ranks-last-in-freedom
Comment by Patrice Cloutier on January 5, 2011 at 10:12am
A fellow member of the Ontario Public Service (Barry Radford from the Ministry of Natural Resources) and I have started a project to "advance crisis and emergency communications practices" on the online community PTSC-Online. You can read more at http://www.ptsc-online.ca/crisis_and_emergency_communications
Comment by Stephen Peteritas on January 5, 2011 at 9:53am
Comment by Stephen Peteritas on December 29, 2010 at 4:32pm
Canada is the number one user of youtube... I would have never guessed:
http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/some-theories-on-why-canadians
Comment by Chris L. Latendresse on December 29, 2010 at 3:59pm
I spent 3 days recently at the University of Toronto's CRM Center of Excellence.  It was a fascinating experience as I listened to 'thought leaders' in the CRM and Social Media space including Paul Greenberg (author CRM at the Speed of Light), Ray Wang(social guru Forrester/Altimerter Group), Mitch Joel (author of Six Pixels of Separation) and many more interesting speakers not to mention a fascinating group of attendees.  The seminar and conversation centered around Social CRM.  If you haven't explored this topic, Google "Social CRM".  I'm interested to know how this change in customer relationship management, centered around the "customer experience" and the "customer controlled business ecosystem" will play out in the public space?
 

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