The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) is Canada’s leading professional organization supporting excellence in the country’s public sector. With 19 regional groups across the nation, our members include public servants, academics and others interested in public administration. The Institute also works closely with all levels of government to promote quality public services and practices.
IPAC is a recognized leader in research, training, knowledge sharing and outreach including hosting a large number of conferences and events held regionally and nationally. Since the early 1990’s, the Institute has helped to export Canadian public sector expertise around the world. As a registered charity, we are proud to offer services in both official languages.
Founded in 1990 by Tim Plumptre, the Institute on Governance (IOG) is an independent, Canada-based, not-for-profit public interest institution with its head office in Ottawa and an office in Toronto.
Over the past 25 years, the IOG has advanced better understanding and practice of good governance in Canada, with federal, provincial, municipal and Indigenous governments, not-for-profit organizations, and in 35 other countries including most recently projects in Iraq, China and Botswana.
We work with members from the municipal sector, as well as IT & Communications organizations from across North America. We offer a variety of forums that encourage networking and business development, including large conferences, regional workshops, professional development training and social events.
MISA was founded on the concepts of sharing best practices, collaboration among peers and volunteerism. These attributes remain fundamental to who we are and how we operate. Our chapters across Canada work closely together and guide the evolution of our national body, MISA/ASIM Canada.
For over ten years, MSDO has been an evolving, not-for-profit volunteer run organization made up of municipalities across Canada. MSDO brings together senior service delivery professionals for networking, educational and professional development through channels such as webinars and an annual conference, and provides municipal representation in federal-provincial-territorial service delivery initiatives.
Originally, when MSDO was founded, its membership was focused on call centres and service centralization. As MSDO has matured , our focus has expanded to include digital service delivery and emerging technologies.
The Civil Service College (CSC) was established as a statutory board under the Public Service Division in 2001. As the heart of learning for the Singapore Public Service, they deliver an innovative, inspiring and impactful learning experience for public officers.
By enhancing the public service, they deepen public officers’ knowledge and capabilities, strengthen their understanding and empathy for the needs of its citizens, and reinforce their values and commitment to excellence.
Apolitical is a peer-to-peer learning platform for government, helping government transform itself by connecting public servants to the newest and best ideas, skills, solutions and partners. Apolitical equips government to tackle society’s biggest challenges, from climate change to the future of jobs. Apolitical’s digital platform is used by public servants in more than 170 countries, from mayors to ministers through to millennial digital innovators.