Conservative MP Rob Nicholson was 'unusually gracious' in drafting a bill that 'takes the politics' out, and working with the opposite side: Liberal MP Rob Oliphant.
Liberal MP Rob Oliphant, left, with Debbie Benczkowski, then chief operating officer of the Alzheimer Society of Canada, and Rob Nicholson, last year on the Hill. Photograph courtesy of Rob Nicholson's office
Conservative MP Rob Nicholson set aside political differences and crossed the floor to gain support for his private member’s bill to create a national dementia strategy.
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PIPSC president Debi Daviau says amount spent on outsourcing has increased ‘despite commitment by the government to reduce spending on external consultants to 2005 levels,’ at union’s annual general meeting.
The process of new MPs learning where their Ottawa offices will be will begin after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces who will be making up his re-jigged cabinet on Nov. 20, the government whip said last week.