Articles By Don Lenihan

Voting in veils: Canada’s ID card crisis

Voting in veils: Canada’s ID card crisis

EditorialPoliticians fear ugly debate on privacyThere is an old and venerable principle of parliamentary government which dictates that decisions are...

October 4th, 2007 Don Lenihan
Public service needs more than partisan politics

Public service needs more than partisan politics

EditorialLast month, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, U.S. President George Bush and Mexican President Felipe Calderon met in Montebello, Quebec, to...

September 13th, 2007 Don Lenihan
Moving beyond consultation – Meaningful engagement comes at a price

Moving beyond consultation – Meaningful engagement comes at a price

Meaningful engagement comes at a priceIt is an interesting indicator of the changing state of our political culture that even...

July 23rd, 2007 Don Lenihan
From integration to navigation

From integration to navigation

Plumbing the foundations of a new public service culture It's been roughly 15 years since Canadian governments started experimenting with...

May 13th, 2007 Don Lenihan
Collaborative government for more seamless services

Collaborative government for more seamless services

How collaboration will threaten familiar best practices Information technologies that make government services more seamless have proved a catalyst for...

April 8th, 2007 Don Lenihan
Privacy sings two tunes

Privacy sings two tunes

Song and dance over consent stifles service innovationsA decade ago, Bruce Phillips, the privacy commissioner of the day, was asked...

March 11th, 2007 Don Lenihan
Of bloggers and blockheads

Of bloggers and blockheads

The news may be a little dated and You've likely moved on to other stories. But sometimes a bit of...

February 4th, 2007 Don Lenihan
Of bloggers and blockheads

Of bloggers and blockheads

The news may be a little dated and You’ve likely moved on to other stories. But sometimes a bit of...

January 30th, 2007 Don Lenihan
A thousand points of light

A thousand points of light

At a recent Crossing Boundaries forum on citizen-centred federalism, former Ontario CIO Scott Campbell made the case for engaging politicians...

December 14th, 2006 Don Lenihan
A thousand points of light…

A thousand points of light…

At a recent Crossing Boundaries forum on citizen-centred federalism, former Ontario CIO Scott Campbell made the case for engaging politicians...

December 12th, 2006 Don Lenihan