Laurence Deschamps-Laporte has replaced Owen Teo as director of policy to the foreign affairs minister.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has promoted a new director of policy, and has tapped parliamentary affairs director Vincent Garneau to also serve as a senior adviser for Canada-U.S. relations in her ministerial office. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has made a few senior staffing changes in her ministerial office of late, including naming a new director of policy following the departure of Owen Teo in December.
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