James Gilbert is the assistant deputy minister of the Public Affairs and Stakeholder Relations Branch at Employment and Social Development Canada. As the head of the communications branch, he focuses on digital-first and evidence-based communications. He innovates and disrupts (a little) to ensure that new competencies become embedded in the culture.

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When policy-making tools need recalibrating

We launched the Canada Beyond 150 initiative in June 2017 (see our earlier Policy Options article) as an experiment to test some bold assumptions about policy-making. If Canada’s 150th anniversary kicked off conversations about the …

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