New Job: Liberal Party of Canada (Alberta)

Field Organizer, Liberal Party of Canada (Alberta). Apply by October 2, 2014 at 17:00 MT.

The position will be based out of the Edmonton metro area.The primary responsibility of a field organizer is to recruit, manage, and train volunteers to organize their communities and neighbourhoods into teams that identify, persuade, and turn out voters through phone calls, canvassing, and community events.

If you are interested in the role, please forward a cover letter and 1-page resume to no later than Thursday, October 2nd at 5:00 pm MT. Please include in the cover letter your available start date, and note the subject line “LPCA Field Organizer” in the subject of your email.

IPAC New Professionals Workshop 2014: November 10

New Professionals Workshop: Tackling Complex Problems Through Innovative Solutions
November 10th, 2014 – Ontario Room, Mowat Block, 900 Bay Street, Toronto

This one-day workshop is designed to merge professional development and networking, with contributions from innovative leaders in the public sector, academia, the non-profit and the private sector.

Among the topics that will be presented are gamification, the activities of the MaRS Solutions Lab, and tempered radicals and institutional entrepreneurs. The keynote speaker for the workshop – Ms. Zahra Ebrahim – encapsulates the innovative and creative message of our workshop. Zahra is the Principal and Founder of archiTEXT; she is an internationally recognized innovator who uses design thinking as a mechanism for creative problem solving.

New Jobs: Rogers, OPS, Information and Privacy Commissioner, City of Toronto, Alcohol and Gaming Commission

Director, Public Policy, Rogers. Apply ASAP.

Manager, Policy Advocacy, Rogers. Apply ASAP.

Senior Manager, Policy Implementation, Rogers. Apply ASAP.

Policy Advisor, Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives Branch, Ministry of Energy. Apply by September 26, 2014.

Policy Analyst, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. Apply by September 29, 2014.

Business Analyst 311, City of Toronto. Apply by September 30, 2014.

Business Analyst, Solid Waste Management, City of Toronto. Apply by September 30, 2014.

Budget Analyst, Policy, Planning, Finance & Admin, City of Toronto. Apply by September 30, 2014.

Policy Advisor, Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. Apply by September 30, 2014.





Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference

The application deadline for the ninth Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference is in just two weeks – September 30 is the final day to apply.

The Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference was created to broaden the perspectives of future leaders in business, unions and public administration so that their decisions are based on a practical understanding of the influence of their organizations on the general welfare of the community.

Members of the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference come from different regions of Canada, different perspectives and different careers. All members share one thing in common: they are high potential individuals expected to achieve senior leadership positions in their organizations and communities.

The Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference is designed to pack the most intense experiences of life in Canadian industry and community into a unique 2-week event.

New Job: York Region

Senior Policy and Strategic Initiatives Advisor, Finance Department, York Region. Apply by September 22, 2014.

Reporting to the Head, Policy, Planning and Partnerships, is responsible for providing support and strategic advice to the Commissioner’s Office on economic, financial, public policy, and inter-governmental issues, Departmental corporate, strategic and business planning, and program and project development and implementation; providing quantitative analysis, research and advice to assist the Commissioner’s Office and Departmental management in developing strategic fiscal policies; drafting reports and other briefing products; leading or supporting the coordination, development and review of council reports and other major Department deliverables; developing and managing intra and inter-departmental and cross-functional linkages to support development and delivery of Departmental initiatives; and leading processes and project teams.

New Job: Toronto Transit Commission

Senior Manager – TTC Project Portfolio, Toronto Transit Commission. Apply by September 30, 2014.

Guided by a new and ambitious Corporate Plan, the Toronto Transit Commission, North America’s 3rd largest transit system, has embarked on a 5-year journey to transform into a transit system that makes Toronto proud. Our ongoing recruitment efforts are strategically aligned with the TTC’s corporate mission “to provide a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar, and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service, and courtesy.”

New Job: Ministry of Transportation

Senior Policy Advisor, Policy and Planning Division, Ministry of Transportation. Apply by September 23, 2014.

Are you an enthusiastic, experienced policy professional that enjoys taking the initiative to analyse and create transportation plans and policies that intersect with and support land use planning policy?

Consider bringing your motivation, skills, and experience to our dedicated team in the Transportation Planning Branch. This is your opportunity to participate in the analysis and development of transportation plans, policy and related projects, including for the Greater Golden Horseshoe and Northern Ontario, and cross-cutting issues such as corridor protection, transit planning, cycling, and more!