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Bill Morneau in House of Commons. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Rick Salutin | This column's topic, civil servants, may sound boring. But really it's about the surprising, almost entertaining incompetence of the Trudeau government.
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Brian Mason
David J. Climenhaga | Politics is a tough game, and if you can't throw in a body check or two yourself, you should think about taking something gentler and more polite -- like cage fighting.
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David J. Climenhaga | Count on it, Alberta's "sunshine list" of senior civil service salaries will upset the people it names -- and it's unlikely to achieve its political objective.
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Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith (Dave Cournoyer Photo)
David J. Climenhaga | It was clever of the Alberta government to tie the top officials' raises to the most recent scheduled percentage pay increase in the government's contract with rank-and-file civil servants.
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Bruce Livesey | On my recent book tour to promote "Thieves of Bay Street" I have journeyed to Alberta, Montreal and Ottawa. In so doing, I have gotten a taste of the Canada which Harper's Tories are trying to forge.
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| The RCMP used the fruit machine to out queers working for the government
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David Macdonald | A new CCPA report examines all three waves of federal government cutbacks starting with the 2007-2010 strategic reviews, but also projects the effects from 2010 and 2011 cuts.
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Duncan Cameron | Despite their mutual antipathy, Brian Mulroney and Stephen Harper are two peas in a pod when it comes wanting to diminish the federal public service and reduce its capacity to deliver to Canadians.