Danielle May-Cuconato, a veteran bureaucrat and former Liberal Hill staffer, was hired on Sept. 7 as the assistant deputy minister of the government department's new Pay Stabilization Project to help fix the Phoenix pay fiasco before the next election. Photograph courtesy of Public Services and Procurement Canada
Public Services and Procurement brings in Danielle May-Cuconato, a seasoned veteran and former Liberal staffer, to help fix the Phoenix pay system before the next election.
However, most Canadians aren't keeping track of the leadership vote, with only a quarter following the race, and only four per cent doing so 'very closely,' according to the Campaign Research survey.
Observers say François-Philippe Champagne has plenty on his plate with markets outside the U.S., while Chrystia Freeland is uniquely qualified to deal with NAFTA and the protectionist U.S. administration.
Senators Lillian Dyck and Sandra Lovelace Nicholas are part of a very personal debate over Bill S-3, which has seen the House and the Senate face off over amendments that members in the Upper Chamber insist are necessary to remove sex discrimination in the Indian Act.
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A new survey from Campaign Research shows the federal Liberals in the driver's seat as the fall session of Parliament begins, with the party holding wide leads in vote-rich Ontario and Quebec.
It's go time. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government have to get cracking and start showing achievements this fall on the Cannabis Act, NAFTA renegotiations, the Phoenix pay system, Canada's Environmental Protection Act, fighter jets, naval ships, Indigenous reconciliation issues, pre-budget consultations, tax reforms, and much more.
Karina Gould is pregnant, the Jim Travers fellowship for journalists is accepting applications, and former U.S. president Barack Obama is coming to Toronto.