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New party rules part of Liberals' 'modernization,' national president says

Toronto Star - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Treasury Board President Scott Brison spoke strongly in favour of the constitutional change on Thursday, telling reporters it would transform the Liberal party from a “club” to a “movement.
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Liberals to repeal Conservative changes to public-sector bargaining

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The federal Liberals say they'll roll back changes to public-sector bargaining brought in by the previous Conservative government.

Nova Scotia MPs praise Liberal party's decision to open up membership

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Kings-Hants MP and Treasury Board president Scott Brison said the move will help morph the Liberal party into a movement rather than a club.

'Define people by contribution - not rank,' says winner of public service leadership award

Global Government Forum - ‎15 hours ago‎
Defining people by the “contribution they make rather than the level they occupy in an organisation” is key to being an effective leader, a Canadian senior civil servant who won a leadership award has said.

Editorial: Liberals give up ground to PS unions

Ottawa Citizen - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Scott Brison, the president of the Treasury Board, plans to introduce legislation in the fall that would repeal parts of Bill C-4, a contentious Conservative law that gave the government the ability to unilaterally determine which public services were ...

Liberal convention delegates question party overhaul, lack of details before key vote

Hill Times (subscription) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
'It's probably one of the most important changes I've seen in any party in decades,' said Doug Brydges, vice-president of the Liberal electoral district association in the northern Ontario riding of Nipissing-Timiskaming.

Removal of old 'Action Plan' signs not Ottawa's job, despite new ad policy

CBC.ca - ‎May 23, 2016‎
When he announced the new rules at a May 12 news conference, Treasury Board President Scott Brison repeatedly stated "the policy applies to all government advertising and communication.

Liberals move to rescind Conservative changes, revamp public sector bargaining

Canadian HR Reporter - ‎May 26, 2016‎
OTTAWA (CP) - The federal Liberals say they'll roll back changes to public-sector bargaining brought in by the previous Conservative government.
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Liberals spent $24000 on tourism video that Tories say broke ban on partisan ads

CTV News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Among the new conditions announced by Treasury Board President Scott Brison was a prohibition on appearances by ministers or MPs in government ads.

N.S. fishing association taking tidal concerns to federal fisheries minister

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Sproul said he asked Fraser to organize a meeting in Ottawa with Tootoo, Hants-Kings MP Scott Brison and Cumberland-Colchester MP Bill Casey.

FLETCHER: Harper-style ads carry on in BC

Merritt Herald - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Federal Treasury Board President Scott Brison has started with a ban on taxpayer-funded ads in the three months preceding a scheduled federal election.

With repeal of Bill C-4 in sight, public sector unions adjust for a new round of bargaining

rabble.ca - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Treasury Board president Scott Brison announced on Wednesday that the repeal (relating to division 17 of the Tory government's Bill C-4) is due to be tabled in Parliament's fall session.

Liberals revamp public service labour talks

Mississauga - ‎May 25, 2016‎
OTTAWA - The federal Liberals say they'll roll back changes to public-sector bargaining brought in by the previous Conservative government.

Welcome to a hipper, younger, capable Canadian public service

OpenCanada - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Brison had previously touched on why this is important at the World Economic Forum in Davos: “A smart millennial can make a big difference in an NGO, but I doubt in most cases that somebody leading an NGO could do quite as much as a 30-year-old ...

New government ad rules a 'step forward', but for some it's not big enough

Ottawa Citizen - ‎May 24, 2016‎
In fact, Treasury Board President Scott Brison had barely announced the new regime to ban taxpayer-funded partisan ads when the government was under fire over whether it breached the new rules.

East nips West in South Mississippi Futures All-Star Game

The Sun Herald - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Brison Scott of George County was selected the East's Most Valuable Player. West Harrison's Brandon Parker was named the West's Most Valuable Offensive player.

Liberals to run victory lap in the 'Peg

Toronto Sun - ‎May 21, 2016‎
"There's an excitement, not just as we went from third place to first over the last year or two, the real excitement is about what we're doing, transforming a political party from a club to a movement," said Scott Brison, the Nova Scotia Liberal MP who ...
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Government trump card would make oversight 'a mirage': information commissioner

News1130 - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Earlier this month, Treasury Board President Scott Brison announced an immediate waiver of search and copying fees levied on access requesters.

Robyn Urback: Liberals make good on their promise end partisan government advertising

National Post - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Last week, the government announced plans to overhaul Canada's outdated government advertising policies, which will make it tougher to use taxpayer money for partisan advertising purposes.
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Justin Trudeau apologizes for 'failing to live up to a higher standard'

CBC.ca - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The Opposition also tried to tie the prime minister's actions to the government's decision to limit debate on bill C-14, an accusation Liberal MP Scott Brison rejected. "It's a mistake to conflate what happened last evening with any specific ...
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