Photo Gallery

First anniversary as Clerk

  Celebrated my first year anniversary as Clerk. I am grateful to my colleagues as I couldn't have done it without you.

January 20, 2017
First anniversary as Clerk
[5 photos]




Swearing-In Ceremony

  As Clerk of the Privy Council, I have the privilege to attend and perform the oaths at swearing-in ceremonies. On January 10, 2017, I performed these duties for Ministers Freeland, Monsef, Champagne, Hussen, Hajdu and Gould.

January 10, 2017
Swearing-In Ceremony
[6 photos]




Privy Council Office children’s holiday party

  I enjoyed the Privy Council Office children’s holiday gathering. Lots of smiles and fun!

December 23, 2016
Privy Council Office children’s holiday party
[13 photos]




Parks Canada facility tour

  Visited the Parks Canada facilities to see wonderful artifacts and impressive technologies.  Great opportunity for Canadians to connect to our history.

December 19, 2016
Parks Canada facility tour
[6 photos]




Meeting with Governor General

  I met  with Governor General David Johnston to talk about public service accomplishments over the past year.

December 19, 2016
Meeting with Governor General
[1 photo]




Privy Council Office holiday gathering

  December 15, 2017: Privy Council Office holiday gathering

December 15, 2016
Privy Council Office holiday gathering
[9 photos]




Managers' Exchange 2016

  Attended the 2016 National Managers’ Community event.

December 13, 2016
Managers' Exchange 2016
[1 photo]




First Ministers’ Meeting

  This incredible team worked tirelessly behind the scenes at the First Ministers’ Meeting in Ottawa.

December 9, 2016
First Ministers’ Meeting
[3 photos]




Meeting with Mel Cappe

  I had the pleasure of meeting with former Clerk Mel Cappe (18th Clerk from 1999 to 2002) yesterday to talk and compare notes.

November 16, 2016
Meeting with Mel Cappe
[3 photos]




Remembrance Day

  I was honoured to lay a wreath during the ceremony.


November 11, 2016
Remembrance Day
[3 photos]




INAC Leadership Conference

  Great meeting today with INAC executives. My speech touched on top priorities for the Public Service in general, as well as those specific to Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada.


November 10, 2016
INAC Leadership Conference
[3 photos]




The beginning of year two

  November 4, 2016 – the beginning of year two


November 4, 2016
The beginning of year two
[4 photos]




2016 Parks Canada Executive Forum

  Parks Canada executives came together to collaborate, share and learn. It was a great session reviewing successes and discussing workplace well-being and Public Service renewal.


November 2, 2016
2016 Parks Canada Executive Forum
[2 photos]




2016 APEX Induction Ceremony

  A key message I shared with this year’s new Public Service executives was to be leaders and mentors, and to motivate, innovate and collaborate.


November 2, 2016
2016 APEX Induction Ceremony
[2 photos]




2016 Public Service Awards of Excellence

  His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston arrives.


October 20, 2016
2016 Public Service Awards of Excellence
[32 photos]




Meeting of the federal-provincial-territorial Clerks and Cabinet Secretaries

  Very positive and constructive meeting of federal-provincial-territorial Clerks and Cabinet Secretaries.


October 11, 2016
Meeting of the federal-provincial-territorial Clerks and Cabinet Secretaries
[1 photo]




ISED Managers Community Forum

  An engaged group of ISED managers focused on collaboration, meaningful engagement, transparency and results on delivery.


October 6, 2016
ISED Managers Community Forum
[3 photos]




DM Seminar: Mentally Healthy Workplaces

  Wilma Vreeswijk kicked off a very informative and interactive session focusing on establishing and encouraging mentally healthy workplaces across the Public Service.


September 23, 2016
DM Seminar: Mentally Healthy Workplaces
[3 photos]




2016 Privy Council Office Town Hall

  Just about to kick off the event with Les Linklater, one of the PCO Town Hall Co-Champions. Kudos to everyone involved in putting on this top notch event.


September 15, 2016
2016 Privy Council Office Town Hall
[13 photos]




FPT Clerks and Cabinet Secretaries meeting

  Co-chaired a productive FPT Clerks and Cabinet Secretaries meeting in beautiful Whitehorse, Yukon.

July 20, 2016
FPT Clerks and Cabinet Secretaries meeting
[1 photo]




Canada-United States Coast Guard Reception and Dinner

  Summit #Partners together


July 5, 2016
Canada-United States Coast Guard Reception and Dinner
[4 photos]




View from the Top

  Achieved a long time personal goal and finally saw the view from the rooftop.


July 7, 2016
View from the Top
[1 photos]




North American Leaders Summit

  Standing in the House of Commons, where Prime Minster Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama are about to deliver their remarks.


June 29, 2016
North American Leaders Summit
[4 photos]




NPSW Empowering Young Public Servants

  To kick off National Public Service Week (NPSW) I hosted an historic interactive town hall discussion with young public servants about how they can make a difference.


June 13, 2016
NPSW Empowering Young Public Servants
[7 photos]




#LeadersGC Chat and Facebook Live Event

  #LeadersGC collaborators: it was a great experience to work with this energetic, professional and fun group.


May 19, 2016
#LeadersGC Chat and Facebook Live Event
[12 photos]




2016 Manion Lecture - Values and Ethics: The Mark of Effective Leadership #ManionGC

  Delivering my remarks on values and ethics, during the 2016 Manion Lecture on May 18, 2016, at the Canadian Museum of History. #ManionGC


May 18, 2016
2016 Manion Lecture - Values and Ethics: The Mark of Effective Leadership #ManionGC
[6 photos]




Meeting with Deputy Ministers

  When Parliament is sitting, the Clerk chairs a weekly meeting of Deputy Ministers.


May 3, 2016
Meeting with Deputy Ministers
[1 photos]




Deputy Ministers’ Retreat

  A group photo of the Deputy Ministers who attended the recent retreat at Willson House.


April 28, 2016
Deputy Ministers’ Retreat
[2 photos]




Blueprint 2020 Innovation Fair

  Pleasure to speak at the  #GC2020  Innovation Fair. What a great collaborative effort showcasing innovative successes from across the public service!


April 20, 2016
Blueprint 2020 Innovation Fair
[11 photos]




Clerk’s Advisory Group on Mental Health

  Great meeting with the Advisory Group on Mental Health.

April 14, 2016
Meeting with Clerk’s Advisory Group on Mental Health
[1 photo]




Meeting with Cabinet Secretaries from Provinces and Territories

  Enjoyed an engaging discussion with Cabinet Secretaries from provinces and territories in Toronto.

April 8, 2016
Meeting with Cabinet Secretaries from Provinces and Territories
[1 photo]




Forum's Testimonial Dinner & Awards in Toronto

  Attended the Public Policy Forum Testimonial Dinner & Awards in Toronto, where I was joined by the 22nd Clerk, Janice Charette to honour the 21st Clerk, Wayne Wouters.

April 7, 2016
Forum's Testimonial Dinner & Awards in Toronto
[1 photo]




Senator Peter Harder’s Swearing-in to the Privy Council

  Senator Peter Harder takes his oath to be sworn into the Privy Council.


April 6, 2016
Senator Peter Harder’s Swearing-in to the Privy Council
[2 photos]




Official visit to the United States

  Prime Minister Trudeau and President Obama leave the podium following the conclusion of the welcome ceremony on the south lawn of the White House.

March 10, 2016
Official visit to the United States
[6 photos]




David Zussman

  Met with David Zussman, a Senior Fellow at the University of Ottawa and research advisor at Deloitte, to discuss government transition.

March 4, 2016
David Zussman
[1 photo]




First Ministers Meeting

  Accompanied the PM to the First Ministers Meeting on March 3, 2016, where we discussed the economy, climate change and job creation.

March 3, 2016
First Ministers Meeting
[1 photo]




Governexx Meeting

  Great discussion with Governexx, an interdepartmental youth network of innovative and idea-driven public servants.

March 2, 2016
Governexx Meeting
[1 photo]




Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy Team

  Engaging discussion with members of the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy team on their upcoming national case competition at the University of Ottawa.

February 25, 2016
Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy Team
[1 photo]





Career Boot Camp 2016

  Career Boot Camp 2016 - Armchair discussion with Mr. Graham Flack, Deputy Minister, Canadian Heritage. This initiative helps young professionals launch and navigate a successful and meaningful path in the Public Service.

February 17, 2016
Career Boot Camp 2016
[3 photos]



 

ADM Forum 2016

  Spoke at the ADM Forum, a great learning and networking event for the assistant deputy minister community.

February 08, 2016
ADM Forum
[7 photos]

 

Morning Briefing

  Morning briefing with the Prime Minister.

January 25, 2016
Morning Briefing
[1 photo]