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John Ivison: The Phoenix problem got worse as Ottawa hired more civil servants. Now it must hire even more to fix it

Sources say Public Services and Procurement Canada has asked for an extra $500 million to ‘stabilize’ the problem in the face of a rising backlog

The Phoenix problem got worse as Ottawa hired more civil servants. Now it must hire even more to fix it

“It’s close to five years and $2 billion later and this problem is still unresolved, at a time when people are struggling to buy milk and bread.”

-Stephanie Kusie | Shadow Minister for Treasury Board