Government of Canada Reviews

Updated Jun 14, 2021

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4.2
88%
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Government of Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Justin Trudeau
265 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance is a good thing(in 106 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and working environment(in 70 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Red Tape, Risk of being micro managed, still lots of harrassment(in 39 reviews)

  • "Pay is not as good at private sector(in 27 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      n/a

      Jun 14, 2021 - Advisor in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Government job provides a pension

      Cons

      The salary is relatively low.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Test

      Jun 12, 2021 - Communications Specialist in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Test test test test test

      Cons

      There are no cons to this job

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      May 26, 2021 - Project Support Officer in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Great place to work, - everyone is friendly, - not a stressful environment, - work can be done at your own pace, - lots of opportunities within your field and in other directorates - Management is understanding of needs, - benefits are among the best in the industry, - Salary is competitive with private sector

      Cons

      There are very few cons that aren't even worth mentioning. This is the best placed I've worked at

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Nice

      Jun 7, 2021 - Analyst 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Stimulating work, good pay and benefits

      Cons

      Bureaucracy, bureaucracy bureaucracy bureaucracy bureaucracy

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Steady work and good benefits

      Jun 14, 2021 - Office Administrator in Surrey, BC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Job security, good wages and benefits

      Cons

      Bureaucracy is hard to navigate at times

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      I love my job

      Jun 12, 2021 - Policy Analyst in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      security, the type of work, relationship building

      Cons

      the bureaucracy, admin, human resources

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Jun 1, 2021 - Census Enumerator in Brampton, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible in a manner that managers are willing to accommodate.

      Cons

      Can vary from site to site.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Work in the public sector if you get the chance

      Jun 10, 2021 - Junior Researcher in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great work life balance and robust benefits

      Cons

      Much slower pace than private sector and can be bureaucratic

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Pretty Good over all

      Jun 11, 2021 - Business Analyst in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great leadership, work environment and culture

      Cons

      Work might not be in the field you applied for initially.

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Benefits

      May 28, 2021 - Human Resources Officer in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits, great workplace to work

      Cons

      No cons, workplace is great

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