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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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    June 10, 2024

    How can municipalities access and use federal funding for housing projects?

    How can your municipality access federal funding for housing projects? Explore program details and discover what solutions you can implement with these funds.

  • April 09, 2024

    Leaving a legacy: Why local governments are quickly moving towards modern, innovative digital solutions

    Digital transformation is a popular phrase right now – and one of the key activities to undertake is transitioning aging financial and ERP systems to better meet the needs of employees and customers.

  • December 11, 2023

    Identifying and understanding bias in your organization

    Everyone has biases, but digging deeper to assess where they exist and how they impact your workplace can boost effectiveness and innovation.

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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

National Consulting Leader Regional Managing Partner, Prairies Advisory Services