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.
Recently-updated ministerial office policies mean ministerial political staffers’ salary ranges and potential separation pay have increased.
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David MacNaughton 'made it a priority' to understand who the key U.S. influencers were and which Canadian would be best to deliver the message, says former PMO Canada-U.S. war room staffer Diamond Isinger.
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