Tag Archives: government

Politicking In Government

It’s not hard to distinguish between the role of a political party and the role of a government. One is a purely partisan group that works to gain power. The other serves at the will of the people to deliver on the promises made while its members were politicking. Between elections, politicians become governors. Whether…
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The space between

In 2014, NetGain clients trod the dangerous ground between the public and private sectors in ways that illustrate the problems with 3P’s.  Like the example of Centennial College’s proposal for Guild Inn Park, these suffered from the misalignment of public and private sector cultures and demonstrated the need for a third party intervener. One client…
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Why Government Can Initiate but Must Not Lead

Having gone on and on about the effectiveness of incubators as an economic development tool, some people might think I’m advocating that governments create and run more incubators. A perky little blog may not be the place to try and tighten the focus on an issue like this, but let me try: at the municipal level…
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