Many will have seen news yesterday about large cutbacks in the works at Statistics Canada. On the basis of the news that lots of PSAC members had received notices that their jobs may be “affected,” a number of pro-Statscan commentators rushed to say that the agency needed to be saved because it provided such fantastic, non-partisan analysis.
Well, yes. But yesterday’s notices appear not to have gone to any analysts, since they are not PSAC members. The employees who got notices would … [ Read More ]