Paul Hong is Jason Kenney’s director policy.
After six years working in the Prime Minister’s office, Carl Vallée is leaving on March 27.
Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney, Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O’Toole, Minister of State for Social Development Candice Bergen, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt, and Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander have all recently undergone communications staff changes.
NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair has finally hired a new director of communications for his office as leader of the official opposition, welcoming Shawn Dearn to the OLO last week.
John Baird shocked political Ottawa on Feb. 3 when he announced his resignation as Foreign Affairs minister and his much-lauded ministerial staff team is now in limbo.
Joel Watson is on leave from Toronto law firm Shibley Righton to work for Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O’Toole.
Jeremy Hunt is on the rise in the PMO.
The Conservative Party’s top election campaign strategist Jenni Byrne will continue to keep a close eye on PMO operations as the October election nears
National Defence Minister Rob Nicholson recently hired senior policy adviser Greg MacDougall.
A recent update of Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander’s ministerial staff roster has revealed a number of new staffing changes.
Public Works Minister Diane Finley bid farewell to her communications director of three years, Alyson Queen, at the beginning of October, but Hill Climbers has learned she wasn’t without a D. Comms for long thanks to the recent return of communications aide Amber Irwin from maternity leave.
Hill Climbers has confirmed that Alykhan Velshi, 30, who recently left his job as director of issues management in the Prime Minister’s Office, will be joining McKinsey & Company Canada’s Toronto office as an associate at the beginning of January.
Alykhan Velshi recently left the PMO and was replaced by Nick Koolsbergen.
Workers' Action Centre coordinator Deena Ladd, Working Families Party co-chair Bob Master, CCPA-Ontario economist Kaylie Tiessen and Canadian Labour Congress political action director Nathan Rotman on a panel discussing "why unions can lead the progressive fight."
The packed room at the "Fighting the Frame: How Progressives Can Win Back the Debate" panel discussion.
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde spoke about Canada's relationship with Indigenous people
Feminist Frequency founder Anita Sarkeesian spoke about feminism 3.0 and online harassment.