Janet Annesley, chief of staff to the natural resources minister, has left her job.
International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has hired a new press secretary, with her former one, Bernard Boutin, now her senior communications adviser. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
International Development and La Francophonie Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has expanded her ministerial communications team, hiring Marie-EmmanuelleCadieux to serve as her new press secretary.
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'If the 10 MPs are articulating the position for Nova Scotia, I would like to think the government would consider that as a strong indicator of what's happening on the ground,' says Liberal MP Darrell Samson says.
House leaders continue to hold talks over the summer, but whether an agreement can be struck to get Conservatives on side with a recent call to allow remote voting in ‘exceptional circumstances’ remains to be seen.
Though late and largely unconvincing, the PM's testimony helps ensure the government’s points, rather than mere speculation, are litigated in the public square instead, says Garry Keller of StrategyCorp.
As the epidemic reshapes everything, it’s time for the country to put aside traditional convictions and economic frameworks and try to pull together to build a future better suited to a changing, endangered world.
Furey’s greatest challenge will not be enthusiasm or passion, but rather the provincial political system that has rarely rewarded disruption and provides benefits for ward keepers who do not shake things up.