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Harper just made it official, names Lebel regional political minister for Quebec, dumps Paradis

Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Denis Lebel was named Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s new Quebec regional political minister earlier this month, but he’s been playing the role unofficially for two years, says a senior Conservative source.

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Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel takes over for International Development Minister Christian Paradis as the regional political minister for Quebec at a critical time in the Conservative government's future in the province.

Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Denis Lebel was named Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s new Quebec regional political minister earlier this month, but he’s been playing the role unofficially for two years, says a senior Conservative source.

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Harper just made it official, names Lebel regional political minister for Quebec, dumps Paradis

Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Denis Lebel was named Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s new Quebec regional political minister earlier this month, but he’s been playing the role unofficially for two years, says a senior Conservative source.

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel takes over for International Development Minister Christian Paradis as the regional political minister for Quebec at a critical time in the Conservative government's future in the province.

Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Denis Lebel was named Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s new Quebec regional political minister earlier this month, but he’s been playing the role unofficially for two years, says a senior Conservative source.

  

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Sunday, September 21, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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