The PMO's Brian Clow and Elder Marques, chief of staff Zita Astravas, and trade chief Ailish Campbell are among the new additions this year.
PMO principal secretary Gerald Butts, director of communications Kate Purchase, and chief of staff Katie Telford check their smartphones during an announcement by the PM on July 13. The Hill Times file photograph
From bureaucrats to political staffers, there are thousands of people working to move the wheels of government forward beyond the elected officials in cabinet.
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'We do not think it would be appropriate, given the very cordial relationship that our two countries have, and the military alliance that exists between our two countries,' says Deputy Prime Minister Freeland.
'Given the scope and scale of this crisis, it’s incumbent on the government to provide them with supplementary budgeting to adequately provide the support they’re looking for,' says NDP MP Matthew Green.