ACFO on Budget 2019: Sustainable public services and strong financial controls

This week ACFO submitted a brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance as part of the committee’s […]

ACFO co-authors article linking tax exploitation and whistleblower protection

ACFO president Dany Richard and communications and research officer Madeline Rodriguez co-authored an article which has been published in a […]

#IWD2018: Pay equity finally within our grasp

Last week’s federal budget has once again brought the important issue of equal pay for work of equal value to […]

Budget 2018: Progress on Phoenix, pay equity and tax fairness

In the 2018 federal budget, the government has announced some positive movement on a few of ACFO’s priorities including Phoenix and […]

Feb 22, 2018

ACFO welcomes CCPA call for smarter investments in the public service

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released its 2018 Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) today in Ottawa. ACFO is part of […]

Dec 12, 2017

House finance committee endorses ACFO recommendation on departmental reviews

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance has endorsed ACFO’s recommendation that public servants, not outside consultants, should carry […]

Changes to harassment legislation

On November 7, the government introduced Bill C-65, which makes changes to harassment provisions in the Canada Labour Code. The […]

Sep 28, 2017

ACFO: Give FIs a voice in departmental reviews

ACFO President Dany Richard and General Counsel Scott Chamberlain appeared before the House of Commons Finance Committee September 27, asking […]

Former Assistant PBO calls for greater role for Financial Officers

Sahir Khan, the former Assistant Parliamentary Budget Officer, was part of a CBC Radio feature on the ongoing Phoenix pay […]

ACFO on Budget 2018: Leveraging our public resources

ACFO recently submitted a brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance as part of the committee’s 2018 […]

Jun 20, 2017

Bill C-4 receives Royal Assent

Image: ACFO President Dany Richard and Senator Diane Bellemare celebrate the Royal Assent of Bill C-4. Senator Bellemare championed Bill […]

ACFO welcomes report on whistleblower protection, calls on government to implement quickly

ACFO recommendations feature prominently in a new report from the House Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates and the […]