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2017-06-20 21:58 House intervention / intervention en chambre

Chief Statistician of Canada, Computer systems, Government bills, Government shared services, Shared Services Canada, Statistics, Statistics Canada, Third reading and adoption,

Services gouvernementaux partagés, Services partagés Canada, Statisticien en chef du Canada, Statistique Canada, Statistiques, Systèmes informatiques, Troisième lecture et adoption

Madam Speaker, Shared Services Canada, as the member knows, is of particular interest to me, as I served briefly with him on the government operations and estimates committee. The idea of consolidating our databases and systems and so forth was, in principle, a good one. I do not think it was particularly well implemented by the previous government, and it had quite a few problems, as we have seen, going forward.

Personally, I think it should be using a whole lot more open source offers. That is my personal opinion. I think this issue needs to be addressed.

While Shared Services Canada got off to a bad start, it will improve with time. It has no choice but to improve with time to properly address the issues of Statistics Canada and every other department that depends on it. There is always room for improvement. As the Prime Minister always says, better is always possible.

Madame la Présidente, le député sait que j'ai un intérêt particulier pour Services partagés Canada puisque j'ai siégé brièvement avec lui au comité des opérations gouvernementales et des prévisions budgétaires. L'idée de regrouper nos bases de données et nos systèmes et ainsi de suite était, en principe, une bonne idée. Je ne pense pas qu'elle a été mise en application particulièrement bien par le précédent gouvernement et il a eu pas mal de problèmes, comme nous l'avons vu.

Personnellement, je pense qu'il faudrait recourir beaucoup plus souvent à des appels d'offres ouverts. C'est mon avis personnel. Je pense qu'il faut remédier à ce problème.

Bien que Services partagés Canada ait connu un mauvais départ, il s'améliorera avec le temps. Il n'a d'autre choix que de s'améliorer avec le temps pour régler convenablement les problèmes de Statistique Canada et de tous les autres ministère qui comptent sur ses services. Il y a toujours de la place pour l'amélioration. Comme le premier ministre dit toujours, il est toujours possible de faire mieux.

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Posted at 15:26 on June 20, 2017

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