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Canada Promises to End “Era of Cuts” at Translation Bureau

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Canada Promises to End “Era of Cuts” at Translation Bureau

The overseer of Canada’s Translation Bureau finally admitted before parliament that her response to its recommendations “wasn’t thorough enough.”

Appearing before the House Official Languages Committee on February 9, 2017, Minister Judy Foote admitted that her much criticized response to the committee report on the Translation Bureau (TB) proved a “shortcoming on our part.”

Foote, who heads Public Services and Procurement Canada, the ministry responsible for the TB, was widely lambasted for responding to the committee’s recommendations with “a status quo report” that ignored the problems plaguing the bureau.
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