Liberal MP Mark Gerretsen's Hill staffer hadn't been paid in three months and NDP MP Erin Weir gave a personal loan to one of his staffers who hadn't been paid in months.
Liberal MPs Raj Grewal and Mark Gerretsen at the House Government Operations and Estimates special committee meeting on the Phoenix pay system problems, Thursday, July 28. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
No MPs have reported paycheque problems under the new problem-plagued Phoenix system which has left more than 80,000 federal public servants with pay issues six months after it was rolled out.
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Conservative MPs and strategists agree that appointing former Harper cabinet minister John Baird to lead the election post-mortem is the right call. 'He does not hold any punches,' says Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie.