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New PCO clerk Charette could be temporary if Tories lose next election

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Janice Charette, left, was appointed as the new clerk of the Privy Council last week. She is succeeding outgoing clerk Wayne Wouters, who is retiring after more than five years as clerk and 37 years as a public servant.

Newly appointed Privy Council Clerk Janice Charette may not remain in the job for long if the Conservatives lose the next federal election, as a new prime minister could choose to appoint his own top public servant, experts say.

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New PCO clerk Charette could be temporary if Tories lose next election

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and courtesy of PCO
Janice Charette, left, was appointed as the new clerk of the Privy Council last week. She is succeeding outgoing clerk Wayne Wouters, who is retiring after more than five years as clerk and 37 years as a public servant.

Newly appointed Privy Council Clerk Janice Charette may not remain in the job for long if the Conservatives lose the next federal election, as a new prime minister could choose to appoint his own top public servant, experts say.

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, February 2, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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