Public Services Minister Qualtrough recruits director from Innovation Minister Bains’ team
By Laura RyckewaertJun. 4, 2018
Kerry Pither is the new director of communications for the federal NDP caucus on Parliament Hill.
Public Services and Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough, pictured in a Hill scrum, has undergone a couple of staffing changes recently, including the departure of her director of operations, Lucio 'Luch' Durante. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Public Services and Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough has undergone a couple of staffing changes recently, including the departure of her director of operations, Lucio “Luch” Durante.
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‘If it is slanderous or defamatory, then we will be held accountable for that, and we will be held accountable by our electorate, in whether they vote for us again,’ says Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen.
Big-ticket items in the last federal budget of this majority Liberal government include more than $6.2-billion to expand federal financing of rental construction, $1-billion for increasing access to drugs for rare diseas
Whereas last year’s budget was largely pitched at women, this year, Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s final budget is focused on skills training to help older workers and youth adapt to a rapidly changing workforce.