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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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.