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Corporate Canada Wants Government Workers Back in Their Offices

The Peace Tower is reflected in a window at the Bank of Canada. Ottawa is home to a high concentration of federal government workers.
The Peace Tower is reflected in a window at the Bank of Canada. Ottawa is home to a high concentration of federal government workers.Photographer: Justin Tang/Bloomberg

Canada’s business community urged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to bring public-sector employees back to their offices as quickly as possible. 

While many businesses have now implemented return-to-office plans, some governments are “significantly lagging” in following suit, according to an open letter signed by 32 business associations, including the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Business Council of Canada.