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Minister Fast restructures office ahead of new fall session

Hill Climbers: Minister Leitch promotes Lydon, MacAngus back in Ambrose's ministerial office, more changes in PMO

Chris Lydon has been promoted to take over as Labour and Status of Women Minister Kellie Leitch’s new chief of staff.

Natural Resources Minister Rickford hires chief of staff

Hill Climbers: Natural Resources Minister bids adieu to chief of staff

Chris Woodcock has left Parliament Hill and is no longer chief of staff to Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford.

Finance Minister Oliver hires new budget planning director: Hill Climbers

And Prime Minister Stephen Harper hires another speechwriter, Derek Shelly.

Terrien hired as PMO speechwriter

Paul Terrien, former speechwriter to then PM Brian Mulroney, has been hired to work in Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s office.

Hill Climbers: NDP looking for new deputy director of communications

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.

Hill Climbers: Public Safety Minister Blaney hires a new policy adviser

Jonathan Aitchison joins straight from the office of International Cooperation Minister Christian Paradis.

Finance Minister Oliver hires new press secretary

Joe Oliver has been on the hunt for a press secretary since taking over Finance in March.

PMO hires new staffers after recent departures

Smith leaves chief of staff post to Raitt, Pappalardo hired from PMO

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt has hired a new chief of staff Nick Pappalardo after Doug Smith left on May 23.

Hill Climbers: Anderson replaces Cardow in PMO, Trudeau hires new communications aide

PMO policy adviser Greg McFarlane has moved over to become Chief of Staff to Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt.

Miles now Oliver’s regional director

Labour and Status of Women Minister Kellie Leitch is in need of a new chief of staff.

Finance Minister Oliver hires chief of staff

Dan Nowlan, who most recently worked for CIBC, is now in charge of Finance Minister Joe Oliver’s office.

New head of communications to Environment Minister Aglukkaq

Ted Laking is now director of communications to the Environment Minister, and he’s not the only staffing change that’s taken place in the office.

Finance Minister Oliver hires policy director

Mike White has followed Joe Oliver to his new office as Finance minister as director of policy.

Ministerial offices continue to settle staff after shuffle

Longtime Trudeau aide Lanthier leaving Hill

After 20 years, longtime executive assistant to Grit leader Justin Trudeau Louis-Alexandre Lanthier is leaving the Hill.

Labour Minister Leitch has a new press secretary

Labour and Status of Women Minister Kellie Leitch has hired a new press secretary, and a number of other staff changes have also taken place in the office.

Minister of State Bernier has new press secretary

With a new press secretary now on board, Minister of State for Small Business and Tourism Maxime Bernier now has four exempt political staffers on board.


Parliamentary Calendar
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.