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New Directions


New Directions Paper Series

The New Directions paper series is designed to provide IPAC Members, stakeholders and the general public with up-to-date, relevant information in areas of relevance to public administration, public governance and public policy in Canada. This project will explore a wide range of issues and will host contribution from a broad set of authors from academia, the private sector and NGOs. Our goal is to develop an series of reports that will advance the understanding of best practices, highlight current areas of engagement for the public sector and showcase the connections that this research has to applications in the public sector. 

Issue 1, January 2021

Assessing Organizational Readiness for Digital Transformation - Developing a readiness checklist for municipalities

Issue 1, July 2018

The Government of Ontario's Procurement of I & IT from Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Vendors

Issue 1, February 2017

Policy Capacity Mechanisms to Support Innovation In the Canadian Public Sector

Issue 2, April 2017

Executive Recruitment, Onboarding, and Retention: A Background Analysis

Issue 3, July 2017

Les dispositifs publics et parapublics d’appui à l’installation des jeunes en agriculture familiale au Québec