Announcing CGE’s New Editorial Advisory Board

Since 1995, Canadian Government Executive has been contributing to excellence in public sector management. Through the pages of its magazine and later website, CGE has reached every month a wide national audience of decision-makers and managers across federal, provincial and municipal jurisdictions. In continuing its mission, CGE is proud to announce its latest Editorial Advisory...

InCiSE Index Results 2017

The International Civil Service Effectiveness (InCiSE) Index project, a collaboration between the Blavatnik School of Government and the Institute for Government produced their inaugural report recently. The aim of the report is to assist countries in determining how their central civil services are performing and to learn from each other. The project, which is supported...

Health care in Canada

The health care system in Canada, known as Medicare, is publicly funded. Health care services are available to all Canadian residents. The roles and responsibilities for these services are shared between provincial and territorial governments and the federal government. In this Dashboard, you will find statistics on: Ranking of the provincial health care systems Which...

Canada’s Water Quality and Usage

Water is essential to sustain all forms of life and more so the health of man depends on the quality of water available. But that’s not all, water also plays an integral part in global food production and is crucial for industrial activity and for domestic use. In Canada, the quality of water is graded...

Immigration in Canada

Since Confederation in 1867, more than 17 million immigrants landed in Canada of which the year to year number has fluctuated due to policy changes, Canada’s economy and to a large degree major world events. The two World Wars and the Great Depression saw a drastic decline in the number of immigrants opting to settle...

International Students in Canada

During the past decade, the international university-level student population in Canada rose by a staggering 88 per cent. The comparable growth for local students rose by just 22 per cent. In 2014, the total amount of international students in Canada surpassed 430,000. In this Dashboard, we take a look at the number of international students...

Food production in Canada

As the 5th largest agricultural exporter on the planet, Canada plays an important part in feeding the world while contributing over $100 billion annually to our gross domestic product (GDP). We produce about 80 per cent of the world’s maple syrup while being the world’s largest exporter of flaxseed, canola, pulses and durum wheat. In this...

Police-reported crime in Canada

The year 2015 marked the first rise in police-reported crime in Canada in over a decade with a notable 5 per cent increase over 2014. Police-reported crime is measured by both the Crime Severity Index (CSI) which measures both the volume and severity of crimes reported to the police and the crime rate which measures...

The Dashboard: Employment in Canada

In the latest CGE Dashboard, we take a look at employment and unemployment in Canada over the last year and earnings per hour by province and territory. To download a high-resolution copy of this infographic, please go here . ...

The Dashboard: Alcohol and Health

With all the drinking over the warm summer, CGE’s Dashboard takes a look at the impact of alcohol on Canadians over the years. Click here to download the high res version of this infographic....