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Governing Canada

A Guide to the Tradecraft of Politics

October 25, 2021 | Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780774890533
$21.95
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Description

What does it really take to govern effectively? Michael Wernick, a career public servant with experience working at the highest levels of Canadian government, shares tips, insider knowledge, and essential advice in this first-ever practical governance handbook. From choosing a Cabinet and getting the most out of it, to delivering on the prime minister's mandate letter, readers will get a close-up look at how day-to-day political work actually happens. Wernick's three decades "in the room" with prime ministers, cabinet ministers, and other members of government make this a must-read not only for politicians, but for anyone who aspires to understand them.

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About this Author

Michael Wernick was Canada's twenty-third Clerk of the Privy Council - the top public servant in the federal government. His appointment capped a distinguished public service career in which he worked closely with three prime ministers and their Cabinets, as well as with four ministers as their deputy. Wernick has worked as a deputy minister in the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, as well as in the Privy Council Office. He lives in Ottawa.

ISBN: 9780774890533
Format: Trade Paperback
Pages: 216
Publisher: UBC Press
Published: 2021-10-25

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