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.

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    Performance

    February 25, 2021

    2021 Alberta Budget Highlights

    Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews tabled the provincial Government’s 2021 budget on February 25, 2021.  

  • Confidence

    February 23, 2021

    Reduce your contract risk

    Make sure there are no grey areas when building a contract that could result in disputes and disappointments. In MNP’s whitepaper, Avoid Contract Ambiguity, we look at the three key features a solid contract delivers – clarity, due diligence and compliance – and how the objective and independent view of an experienced accountant can add to lawyers’ expertise.

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    Progress

    February 23, 2021

    Middle Market M&A Update - Q4 2020

    Aggregate deal value for the quarter increased to $4 billion across 66 transactions. By comparison Q3 totalled $3.5 billion in aggregate deal value across 54 disclosed transactions. Increased deal volumes suggests that investor sentiment is increasingly positive, especially as the vaccine roll-out commences and economic normalization is expected.

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Craig Kutarna Gates

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.