Public Service Commission of Canada

Public Service Commission of Canada

October 05, 2005 08:20 ET

Media Advisory: The PSC Tables its 2004-2005 Annual Report and Releases Three Audits and a Study

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 5, 2005) - Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC) will table its 2004-2005 Annual Report to Parliament and will release three audit reports and a study, on Thursday, October 6, 2005.

Media representatives are invited to attend a technical briefing followed by a press conference with Maria Barrados, President of the PSC.

Technical Briefing Session Press Conference
When October 6, 2005 October 6, 2005
Time 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location National Press Theatre National Press Theatre
(150 Wellington Street) (150 Wellington Street)

The following documents will be available to the media at 10:00 a.m.:

- The Public Service Commission's 2004-2005 Annual Report. The PSC annual report is the formal means by which the Commission reports to Parliament on the protection of the integrity of the staffing system in the federal Public Service;

- The Study of Personal Favouritism in Staffing and Recruitment within the Federal Public Service reveals the results of a survey of public servants and focus group regarding the concept of Personal Favoritism and the possible negative impact on staffing;

- The Audit of the Commission for Public Complaints against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police reviews the staffing activities and the hiring process at the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP (CPC);

- The Audit of the Industrial Security Program, Public Works and Government Services Canada focus on selection processes related to the expansion of the Industrial Security Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada;

- The Audit of Staffing File Documentation assess the quality and completeness of documentation in staffing files and the extent to which improvements have occurred since the 2002 Thematic Review on Staffing Values: Competency and Fairness;

PSC officials will be on hand to respond to provide background information (not for attribution).

Entry is restricted to journalists accredited through the Parliamentary Press Gallery. For more information on accreditation, contact Terry Guillon, Chief of the Press Gallery, at (613) 992-4511.

Contact Information

  • Public Service Commission of Canada
    Tom Kelly
    Acting Director, Public Affairs
    (613) 947-7269