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Course


Online

Course

Overview

Delivery method

Delivery method

Online

Duration

Duration

1.5 hours

Audience

Audience

Employees

 

Understanding how Canada's non-partisan federal public service serves the democratically elected government is fundamental to all public servants. This online self-paced course examines the functions of Parliament, the Government of Canada and the federal public service, as well as the organizational relationships between these entities. Participants will gain a foundational understanding of how government works and the vital part they play in its critical operations.

Topics include:

  • understanding the role of government and how Canada is governed
  • reviewing the organization of the federal government
  • differentiating between departments and central agencies, and their respective functions
  • exploring common government services

Legacy course code: C218

Date modified: 2022-02-07

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