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Public Sector

Public sector leaders are challenged daily to ensure operations run effectively and efficiently, whether at a municipal, provincial, or national level. We are committed to supporting you with innovative, transformative approaches so you can meet the evolving needs of your citizens.

Every community has its own unique strengths and challenges. You need solutions that adapt to your local context. At the same time, you’re looking for top-tier advice and support, so you know you’re delivering the best possible results.

At MNP, we’re embedded in communities from coast to coast. We appreciate the differences from one town to the next, and we know the questions to ask so you get solutions that work. Our local offices are backed by a team from across Canada, allowing you to access a network of expertise through an advisor who really gets your situation.

Innovation and Local Governments Across Western Canada: Survey Results

Municipalities across B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan reveal what’s driving innovation – and what is hindering it.

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  • July 08, 2020

    Building and Using a Long-Range Financial Model

    To deliver services effectively today and into the future, municipalities need the right tools to plan effectively. A long-range financial model is a critical tool that helps develop best and worse case scenarios.

  • Agility

    November 08, 2021

    How the public sector can deliver impact with limited resources

    Public sector organizations today often face the twin challenges of fiscal restraint and shifting policy goals. An outside perspective can be key to navigating these challenges to help deliver on public commitments.

  • Confidence

    October 01, 2021

    Human-centric leadership: A mainstay of the post-pandemic public sector

    Human-centric leadership has been part of the public sector vernacular for years. After the transformational events of 2020, it is now front and centre in the minds of leaders.

Contact our Public Sector Team

Craig Kutarna Gates

National Leader; Provincial Leader (SK) – Public Sector

Craig Gates, MPA, is a Practice Leader with MNP’s Consulting team in Saskatchewan. Taking a collaborative approach, Craig delivers strong strategic support to executive teams and boards of directors in public companies, executive government, crown corporations, economic development agencies and Aboriginal organizations.

An experienced consultant, Craig analyzes complex organizational challenges and opportunities and develops innovative strategies to help clients reach their goals. He has successfully led diverse projects involving strategic planning, business planning, operational reviews and planning, market research and intelligence, and performance effectiveness.

Craig has almost 15 years of professional consulting experience with global, regional and local firms. He takes pride in helping organizations realize their potential while making a difference to stakeholders and the broader community. His solutions are always practical and designed to produce results.

After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in 1997, Craig went on to receive a Master of Public Administration degree from Queen’s University. Craig is a graduate of Leadership Regina, a program that develops and educates community leaders. He also co-founded the Regina Regional Economic Development Authority’s Future Leaders Group.

Bill Reid CMC, CE

Provincial Leader (BC) – Public Sector

Sean Murphy FCMC, CPA, CMA, PMP

Partner, National Digital Services Leader

Leslie Dornan

Provincial Leader (MB) – Public Sector

Chris Lavin MBA, FCMC

Regional Managing Partner, Advisory Services

Jason Ducharme

Provincial Leader (ON) – Public Sector