The adoption of the accounting officer system in Canada: Changing relationships?


  • The author is a doctoral candidate at the University of Victoria's School of Public Administration and is indebted to Peter Aucoin, Herman Bakvis, C.E.S. Franks and David Good for their guidance and invaluable comments. Financial support from David Good through a generous research assistantship that supported this research is gratefully acknowledged. The author also wishes to thank the Journal's anonymous reviewers, who provided very helpful comments. The author alone is responsible for the analysis and conclusions drawn. An earlier version of this article was presented at IPAC's 60th Annual Conference: “New World, New Society, New Administration” in Quebec City, 25 August 2008.