The two-year fellowship will cover the social, economic, and technological challenges and opportunities facing Canadian public servants. These include the transition to digital government; post-pandemic shifts in workplace norms; the pursuit of equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization; and the modernization of hiring and training.
Kathryn May covered the federal public service for 25 years for the Ottawa Citizen and iPolitics, and as a contributor to the National Observer, Policy Options, and others. She won a 2007 National Newspaper Award for her work.
Founded in 1972, the Institute for Research on Public Policy is an independent, national, bilingual, not-for-profit organization that conducts research, and provides insight into current and emerging policy issues.