Jeffrey Richardson also joins Public Works Minister Rona Ambrose's office, while Rudy Husny joins International Trade Minister Ed Fast's office.
Former Ottawa city councilor Alex Cullen joins NDP MP Mike Sullivan's office.
New MPs are settled into their Parliament Hill offices, but moving into their constituency offices is a different story.
NDP still hiring staffers in MPs' offices and in OLO.
Alyson Queen starts new gig with Human Resources Minister Diane Finley.
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May has an office budget of $315,000. She plans to turn her office into 'a hotbed of activism' on the Hill.
And Public Safety Minister Vic Toews' deputy director of communications moves up to become Julian Fantino's director of communications.
Neil Desai returns from U of T's Munk School of Global Affairs.
Paul Wilson joins Carleton University's political management graduate program, Andrew Scheer hires Kenzie Potter, and Alykhan Velshi is blogging 'ethical oil.'
'The Prime Minister is sending a signal that he's serious about growing and building in Quebec,' says Dan Robertson about Martin Bélanger, his replacement as head of the Conservative Resource Group.
Jeremy Broadhurst named interim chief of staff to interim Liberal Leader Bob Rea.
Dimitri Soudas, who announced last week he will step down as the PM's director of communications in September, said he'll actually miss the media.
Bill Hawkins, Frédérik Boisvert, Mélisa Leclerc and Marc-André Plouffe are new chiefs of staff.
Celyeste Power takes over as D-Comms in Immigration Minister Jason Kenney's office.
Based on the latest budget formula, it appears the NDP Leader's Office will receive $4,041,444 a year, which is more than twice its former $1,475,571 allocation.
'There's no good way or happy way to do this. You just have to leave. It's not fun,' says Grit staffer Richard Leger.
Exempt staff to ministers and ministers of state have all had their maximum potential salaries increase from between $5,651 and $16,957, depending on the position. These changes came into effect April 1.
Political staffers do it because their jobs and livelihoods are on the line and they believe in the cause.