Patrick Borbey, President of the Public service Commission

The next level: Normalizing a culture of inclusive linguistic duality in the Federal Public Service workplace
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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Monika Jezak
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The President of the Public Service Commission will present the most recent report examining the official languages approach where he made recommendations for changes to better reflect the day-to-day reality of public servants and better align with the vision set out in Objective 2020 with respect to inclusion. Please familiarize yourself with the report before the meeting.

Patrick Borbey was appointed President of the Public service Commission in May 2017. Prior to that, he was Associate Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage since July 2014. He has held a number of positions of significant responsibility, including as President of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor); Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials; Chair of the Arctic Council; Senior Assistant Deputy Minister of Treaties and Aboriginal Government; Assistant Deputy Minister of Northern Affairs; Assistant Deputy Minister of Corporate Services at both the Privy Council Office and Health Canada; and Associate Assistant Deputy Minister of the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch at Health Canada. He was also Director General of Communications at Transport Canada, of International Cultural Relations at Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, of Strategy and Plans at Parks Canada and of Finance at both the former Department of Communications and the Department of Canadian Heritage. He has also held senior positions at the Department of Labour and at Industry Canada.