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Government of Canada Providing Canadians with Record Amount of Government Information
2012-12-19 The Government of Canada is providing Canadians with more access to government information than ever before according to an annual report released today that tracks statistics on the Government's Access to Information and Privacy program.

Minister Clement Participates in Tweet Chat on Proposed Open Government Licence
2012-12-11 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, today participated in a Tweet Chat with open data innovators, developers and entrepreneurs to solicit feedback and share ideas about the Government's proposed new Open Government Licence aimed at making it easier to download and reuse government data.

Federal Employees Welcome to Decorate Workspace for the Holidays
2012-12-10 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, today issued the following statement to remind federal employees that there are no guidelines restricting holiday decorations in the workplace.

Government of Canada Delivers on Services for Canadians – Minister Clement Tables Supply Bill for the 2012-13 Supplementary Estimates (B)
2012-12-10 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today introduced the Supply Bill in the House of Commons. This bill will deliver the $2.5 billion in voted appropriations for the 63 organizations found in the 2012-13 Supplementary Estimates (B) tabled on November 8.

Government of Canada Says Federal Employees Welcome to Decorate Workspace for the Holidays
2012-12-09 With less than three weeks until Christmas and the holiday season in full swing, the Government of Canada will be issuing a statement to all federal employees Monday reminding them of their right to decorate their desks and office space as they see fit.

Minister Clement Applauds Startup Canada's Efforts to Support and Celebrate Canadian Entrepreneurship
2012-11-27 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, today welcomed Startup Canada's efforts to support entrepreneurship at an Ottawa event where the grassroots organization unveiled the results of a six-month national tour aimed at bringing together entrepreneurs across the country.

Harper Government Announces 10,980 Public Sector Positions Eliminated in Past Six Months
2012-11-16 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced that 10,980 public service jobs have been eliminated so far as part of Economic Action Plan 2012.

Minister Clement Promotes the Government's Ambitious Plan to Cut Red Tape to Vancouver Island's Business Community
2012-11-13 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, today highlighted the Government of Canada’s plan to keep taxes low, rein in spending, and cut costly red tape during a meeting with members of the Comox Valley and Campbell River business community.

Minister Clement Tables the 2011–12 Departmental Performance Reports
2012-11-08 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today tabled in the House of Commons the 2011–12 Departmental Performance Reportson behalf of 95 federal departments and agencies.

Minister Clement Tables 2012-13 Supplementary Estimates (B)
2012-11-08 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today tabled in the House of Commons the 2012-13 Supplementary Estimates (B).

Minister Clement Highlights Proposed New Licence for Open Data Portal
2012-11-06 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, today highlighted a proposed new licence for the Government’s Open Data Portal that will make it easier to download and reuse government data during an address at the Government Technology Exhibition and Conference in Ottawa.

Historic MP Pension Reform Bill Receives Royal Assent
2012-11-01 A historic bill to reform outmoded MP pensions received Royal Assent today, underscoring the Government of Canada's commitment to respecting taxpayers' dollars and increased accountability.

Government of Canada to Increase Transparency of Contracts
2012-10-31 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced new measures to increase the transparency of government contracts.

Minister Clement Tables the 2011-12 Public Accounts Of Canada - Ministerial Office Expenditures Down 11.6% From Last Year
2012-10-30 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today tabled the 2011‑12 Public Accounts of Canada in the House of Commons.

Minister Clement Discusses the Government's Efforts to Cut Red Tape during Tweet Chat
2012-10-29 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, today hosted an online conversation with Canadians and businesses to discuss how the Government of Canada’s recently unveiled Red Tape Reduction Action Plan will help businesses save time and money dealing with government regulators.

Minister Clement Announces new Open Data Portal
2012-10-24 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, unveiled plans today to revamp the Government's Open Data portal during an address at the World Congress on Information Technology in Montréal.

Government of Canada to Act on Auditor General's Recommendations
2012-10-23 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today welcomed the release of the Auditor General's 2012 Fall Report.

Government of Canada to Act on Parliamentary Recommendations to Improve Financial Reporting
2012-10-22 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, signaled the Government of Canada's support for Parliamentary recommendations that call for increased transparency and accountability to financial reporting in the House of Commons and aim to strengthen parliamentarians' ability to make informed decisions when voting on government spending.

Minister Clement Promotes the Government's Plan for Jobs, Growth and Reducing Red Tape
2012-10-19 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, today highlighted the Government of Canada's commitment to cutting red tape and keeping taxes low so entrepreneurs are free to do what they do best: innovate, invest and create jobs, at Ignition, the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce's small business award ceremony.

Public Sector and MPs to Pay their Fair Share of Pension Contributions
2012-10-18 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced pension reforms that will bring public sector and Members of Parliament (MPs) contribution rates more fairly in line with the private sector, resulting in substantial savings for Canadian taxpayers.

Minister Clement Champions Government's Innovation Efforts on Open Data and Open Government to International Experts
2012-10-15 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, told the leading internet governance association that the Government of Canada is committed to an open Internet through its Open Data initiative and its support for a multi-stakeholder model of Internet governance.

Government of Canada Finds More Ways to Cut Operating Expenses and Make Spending More Accountable
2012-10-08 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced new measures that will result in savings for Canadian taxpayers and enhanced accountability across the government.

Canada Among World Leaders in Cutting Red Tape
2012-10-03 Minister Clement Unveils Red Tape Reduction Action Plan

Minister Clement Highlights Savings for Taxpayers and Touts the Government of Canada's Low-Tax Plan for Jobs and Growth
2012-10-02 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, today spoke to the Ottawa Economic Club about the Government’s ongoing commitment to keep taxes low, rein in costs and streamline operations as part of the Government’s pledge to balance the budget and support jobs, growth and long-term prosperity.

Canada Among World Leaders in Cutting Red Tape
2012-10-01 Minister Clement Unveils Red Tape Reduction Action Plan

Government Commits to Accountability and Transparency in Lobbying
2012-09-17 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today indicated the Government's commitments to significantly broaden the scope of the Lobbying Act to include registered communications with an expanded range of public servants, a move that underscores the Government of Canada's ongoing commitment to transparency and fair dealing in government business.

The Government of Canada Participates in the Virtual Career Fair Pilot Project
2012-09-10 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, announced the Government of Canada’s participation in a pilot Virtual Career Fair with the Institute on Governance. The Virtual Career Fair will be hosted on Monster.ca.

Minister Clement Highlights the Government’s Cost Savings and Red Tape Reduction Efforts
2012-08-16 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, spoke to the St. John’s Board of Trade about how the Government is working with Canadians to ensure economic growth, job creation and sustainable prosperity in the years ahead.

Minister Clement Highlights Government's Innovation Efforts in Open Data
2012-07-17 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, reached out to leading innovators from Sault Ste. Marie about leveraging vast stores of data being released by the Government of Canada and using it to create high-value, user-friendly applications.

Minister Clement Highlights Government's Innovation Efforts in Open Data
2012-07-12 Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, issued a call-out to Winnipeg’s business and tech community to help turn vast stores of government data into valuable, user-friendly applications that will spur innovation, boost growth and improve the lives of everyday Canadians.

Minister Clement Announces Expansion of Open Data Portal
2012-06-28 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced the recent addition of more than 1,000 data sets to the Open Data Portal

Government Moves to Recognize Previous Military Service of Public Servants
2012-06-20 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced that the Government has moved ahead with changes to recognize prior years of service of former members of the Canadian Forces who join the Public Service.

Minister Clement Highlights Government's Job Creation Efforts in Saint John
2012-06-15 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, addressed the Saint John Board of Trade to discuss how the Government is creating jobs, fostering economic growth, and cutting red tape.

Government of Canada Employees Recognized for Excellence
2012-06-11 Today, 252 outstanding employees were recognized during the annual Public Service Award of Excellence ceremony.

Proudly Serving Canadians: National Public Service Week 2012
2012-06-08 Today, the President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, Tony Clement, asked Canadians to join him in recognizing National Public Service Week, which takes place June 10 to 16, 2012.

Minister Clement Highlights Government’s Job Creation Efforts in Kitchener
2012-06-08 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, discussed creating jobs and growth and cutting red tape during an address to the Kitchener Rotary Club.

Minister Clement in Toronto to Explain how Government Initiatives are Creating Jobs
2012-06-01 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, explained how government initiatives are creating jobs, growth and red tape reduction, during an address to the Economic Club in Toronto.

Minister Clement Champions Government's Innovation and Job Creation Efforts in Calgary
2012-05-23 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, delivered brief remarks to the Calgary Chamber of Commerce on creating jobs and growth and cutting red tape. Minister Clement also discussed these topics during a round-table session with representatives from the Frontier Centre for Public Policy.

Minister Clement in Vancouver to Discuss Government's Focus on Job Creation
2012-05-22 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, during an address to the Vancouver Board of Trade, discussed creating jobs and growth, red tape reduction and Open Government.

Minister Clement highlights Government's job creation efforts in Mississauga
2012-05-18 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, during an address to the Mississauga Board of Trade, discussed creating jobs and growth and cutting red tape.

Minister Clement Tables 2012-13 Supplementary Estimates (A)
2012-05-17 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today tabled the 2012-13 Supplementary Estimates (A) in the House of Commons.

Minister Clement Tables 2012-13 Reports on Plans and Priorities
2012-05-08 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, tabled in the House of Commons today, the 2012-13 Reports on Plans and Priorities on behalf of 97 government departments and agencies (excluding Crown corporations).

Canada Joins International Open Government Partnership
2012-04-18 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, yesterday announced Canada's membership in the international Open Government Partnership. The Minister presented Canada's Open Government Action Plan and endorsed the Partnership's declaration of principles as Canada's final steps toward membership in the Partnership.

Minister Clement Attends International Open Government Partnership
2012-04-17 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, has arrived in Brasilia, Brazil, to take part in the International Open Government Partnership’s Annual Meeting and present Canada’s Open Government Action Plan. He will also endorse the Partnership’s declaration of principles, as a final step toward Canada’s membership in the Partnership.

Minister Clement Discusses Red Tape Reduction and Open Government in Saskatoon
2012-04-12 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, discussed Red Tape Reduction and Open Government in Saskatoon.

Minister Clement Releases Open Government Action Plan
2012-04-12 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, unveiled Canada's Open Government Action Plan during a speech at the Regina Chamber of Commerce.

Government Implements One of Many Red Tape Reduction Measures
2012-04-03 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, announced today that the One-for-One Rule has now taken effect as of April 1st, marking the implementation of one of many actions to reduce the burden of red tape for businesses.

Minister Clement Highlights Importance of Cutting Red Tape
2012-03-22 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today delivered a speech on red tape reduction and Open Government to members of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce and other representatives of the Halifax business community.

Minister Clement Tables the Supplementary Estimates (C) 2011–12 and the 2012-13 Main Estimates
2012-02-28 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today tabled the Government’s Supplementary Estimates (C) 2011–12 and the 2012-13 Main Estimates in the House of Commons.

Minister Clement announces Advisory Panel on Open Government
2012-02-28 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, chaired today the first meeting of an advisory panel of leading experts to provide the Government with advice and guidance on its Open Government activities.

Minister Clement Highlights Importance of Interacting With Canadians
2012-02-23 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today delivered a speech to representatives of the North Vancouver business community on the Government’s collaborative approach to communicate and serve Canadians through Open Government and better use of Web 2.0 tools.

Harper Government to Create Jobs and Growth by Cutting Red Tape
2012-02-22 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today delivered a speech to representatives of Vancouver-area small and medium-sized enterprises on the Government’s efforts to cut red tape.

Minister Clement Promotes Use of Social Media to Engage with Canadians
2012-02-17 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today spoke at Thornley Fallis’ Third Tuesday Series to discuss the use of social media by the Government to modernize the way it communicates with Canadians.

Government Promotes Innovation And Collaboration Through Values-Based Leadership
2012-02-07 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today spoke with public servants gathered at the Public Sector Quality Fair to discuss opportunities to modernize the way government works through cost-saving measures and the Open Government initiative.

Expansion of Open Data Portal
2012-02-02 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced the addition of more than 6,000 data sets to the Open Data Portal at www.data.gc.ca.

Minister Clement Discusses the Importance of Job Creation with the Toronto Business Community
2012-01-26 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today delivered a speech to business leaders at the Empire Club in Toronto on how Canada’s path to prosperity will draw on the historic values of the country.

Minister Clement welcomes recommendations from Red Tape Reduction Commission
2012-01-18 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today received the Red Tape Reduction Commission’s Recommendations Report. Created through Canada’s Economic Action Plan, the Commission, chaired by the Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism) examined ways to spur job creation and economic growth through the elimination of unnecessary red tape.

Minister Clement Discusses the Importance of Job Creation with Local Entrepreneurs
2012-01-12 The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, today delivered a speech to business leaders at the Rotary Club of Barrie about the Government’s plans to return to a balanced budget.