MC Writers' ToolBox

A strategic approach to writing Memoranda to Cabinet

One day - $270 pp + HST

Contact us for possible dates.


This workshop provides a one-day overview of some of the strategies for preparing an effective Memorandum to Cabinet (MC) and for moving it through the system without unnecessary delay.

Who will benefit from this workshop

This workshop presupposes that participants are familiar with an analytical framework, similar to that discussed in the Policy ToolBox workshop. Participants need to have a general knowledge of the topics covered in the Government Works! workshop in advance of this workshop.

What participants learn

  • The Cabinet Document system
  • Understanding the MC's audience
  • When MC's are required; when TB Subs are required;
  • Introduction to political acuity and communications
  • Overview of policy analysis
  • Tips for effective MC-writing
  • Dealing with hierarchy
  • Deconstructing an MC

Workshop Facilitator

Ian Hornby

To book a workshop

Contact Ian to discuss how and when he can offer your group a workshop.

Ian Hornby:
Phone: (613) 612-4798
Email: learn@brattlestreet.ca
Website: www.brattlestreet.ca

Last Updated: February 25, 2019

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