Travel in Northern Canada is extremely expensive and carbon intensive. A lot of wasted tax dollars could be diverted if individuals conducted meetings via video conferences and signed documents electronically. Some remote communities have internet issues but the majority of our population lives in areas where this technology is easily available. There is a culture among senior management in all areas of our government to prefer face to face meetings. If direction came from the upper levels of our government, leading by example, I believe an institutional change where face to face meetings are replaced by video conferencing could be achieved. This would save our government million.
Dramatically decrease travel of Senior Managers by making video conferencing technology/electronic signatures preferred rather than face to face.
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