And two former Hill staffers win seats in New Brunswick election, Brian Macdonald and Wes McLean.
Defence Minister Peter MacKay hires new press secretary Joshua Zanin, and promotes Jay Paxton as director of communications.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's restructuring is an example of a tactical pre-season move to bring in fresh blood and move others where they might be more critical
Sarah Levesque, a former senior special assistant in Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney's office has joined the PMO as a communications officer.
Mike Winterburn has reappeared as a PMO speechwriter.
'The jobs of ministerial staff can evaporate overnight should their minister be shuffled out of the Cabinet or lose their seat in a federal election or by-election,' writes Liane Benoit
Conservative Resource Group hires Robertson to replace Keller
Conservative Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu hires a former airport criminal analyst for Hill office
And former Miss India Worldwide Melissa Bhagat joins Immigration Minister Jason Kenney's Ottawa office.
Former PMO staffer Jason Plotz joins Sun Media's Parliament Hill bureau as a media monitor.
Agop Evereklian to run under Tory banner in Pierrefonds-Dollard, Que., in next election.
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's chief of staff Derek Vanstone is taking over as deputy chief of staff in the PMO.
And Chris Froggatt, Dave Penner, and Dan Dugas leave their jobs.
The Prime Minister's Office has strategically placed communications officers in Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto.
Plus, Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai hires some linguistic help.
Meanwhile, former status of women minister Helena Guergis's ministerial staff remain in purgatory, while constituency staffers undisturbed.
And former CBC TV host Ralph Benmergui is crafting Green party message in Toronto.