PARIS – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will look to tout his authorities’s work to digitize the way in which it delivers companies on his final day in Paris earlier than he leaves the French capital for commerce centered summits in Asia.
Trudeau has made utilizing know-how and information a spotlight throughout his time in workplace to extra typically present authorities applications to Canadians by way of digital channels alongside higher, extra updated info to feed federal choices.
He’s anticipated to press these factors throughout a chat at a convention Monday at Paris metropolis corridor.
In September, the federal authorities launched its new “digital requirements” to assist public servants navigate their approach in direction of what the Liberals name an “efficient digital authorities.”
However there have been hiccups alongside the way in which.
A pilot venture from Statistics Canada to scoop up anonymized and randomized banking transactions on 500,000 Canadians has confronted steep criticism from opposition events within the Home of Commons.
And inner paperwork obtained by The Canadian Press paint a clearer image of detailed work underway to beat the challenges the civil service faces in assembly the Liberals’ digital targets.
Paperwork obtained underneath the Entry to Data Act recommend challenges in how you can deal with huge quantities of disparate information, the funding wanted to accumulate or generate information to fill gaps, and “authorized and cultural impediments to sharing and accessing information.”
The convention Trudeau is talking at explores methods to beat lots of the hurdles outlined within the studies to senior civil servants.
Later within the day, the prime minister will journey to Singapore for a summit organized by a 10-nation bloc that may put his authorities’s commerce diversification plans on show.
Trudeau is on a 10-day journey throughout Europe and Asia that started Friday with a gathering of world leaders in France to mark a century for the reason that finish of the First World Struggle.