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Amanda Clarke, a professor at Carleton University, studies how the federal government is adapting to the digital age and the role private technology firms are playing.
Clarke notes the Code for Canada fellows help inject new ideas into government, and in the short term help meet technology needs.
“I don’t think anyone’s ever framed it as a long-term solution,” said Clarke.
“Which might mean creating new pay categories and offering more lucrative benefits,” said Clarke.