Alykhan Velshi recently left the PMO and was replaced by Nick Koolsbergen.
Alyson Queen left the office last week after three years working as a communications aide to Public Works Minister Diane Finley.
Kennedy Hong has left the Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander’s office for a new gig in the Prime Minister’s Office as Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s new manager of appointments, Hill Climbers has learned.
And Amber Russell has returned to work in the PMO as an event coordinator in the tour and scheduling unit overseen by director Deborah Campbell.
Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford has a new director of policy in his office.
And Kyle Mirecki has left his post as a PMO’s issues manager.
Chris Lydon has been promoted to take over as Labour and Status of Women Minister Kellie Leitch’s new chief of staff.
Chris Woodcock has left Parliament Hill and is no longer chief of staff to Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford.
And Prime Minister Stephen Harper hires another speechwriter, Derek Shelly.
Paul Terrien, former speechwriter to then PM Brian Mulroney, has been hired to work in Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s office.
A number of staffing changes have taken place in the NDP leader’s office and research bureau since Hill Climbers last checked in, including changes among staff working in Montreal.
Jonathan Aitchison joins straight from the office of International Cooperation Minister Christian Paradis.
Joe Oliver has been on the hunt for a press secretary since taking over Finance in March.
Transport Minister Lisa Raitt has hired a new chief of staff Nick Pappalardo after Doug Smith left on May 23.
NDP MPs on Wednesday morning at the corner of Metcalfe and Wellington streets outside the Langevin Block, where the prime minister has an office, across the street from Parliament Hill. They include Rosane Doré Lefebvre, far left, Hélène Laverdière, second from right, and Charlie Angus, far right.
NDP MP Charlie Angus and other MPs wait in front of the prime minister's office at Langevin Block, after leaving the Hill on Wednesday morning.
Ottawa Police cars on Wellington Street in front of the Hill on the morning of the attack.
RCMP officers on Sparks Street between Elgin and Metcalfe streets on Wednesday morning. Surroundings buildings were locked down and later evacuated.
Reporters and camera crews are pushed back to the corner of Sparks and Metcalfe streets.