From CBC News posted June 14th, 2012 http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/story/2012/06/14/ns-parks-canada-letter-warning.html
Parks Canada employees across the country have received letters
warning they're not allowed to criticize the agency or the federal
The directive comes as the agency cuts hundreds of jobs or curtails work hours.
"I am aware that during this time of significant transition, the
concept of loyalty can have a very particular meaning. However, as
employees of the public sector, our duty is to support the elected
government," employees were told.
are not supposed to speak about the cuts, whether at meetings, forums
or through social media. Only designated people are allowed to deal with
Anyone who has an issue is supposed to go through internal processes,
like filing a grievance, or talk with a supervisor, human resources
manager or the Parks Canada ombudsman.
A copy of the letter, obtained by CBC News, is signed by Chip Bird, field unit superintendent in Cape Breton.
But thousands of federal workers got a similar warning.