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House Speaker Regan honours 137 staff at Long Service Awards

By Laura Ryckewaert      

With 43 years on the Hill, Krissy Côté, an assistant to Conservative MP Mel Arnold, is the longest-serving staffer.

A number of the staffers honoured with Long Service Awards on May 29 pose for a picture on the steps leading up to the Centre Block building with House of Commons Speaker Geoff Regan. Photograph courtesy of the House Speaker's Office
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House of Commons Speaker Geoff Regan has resurrected the Long Service Awards program for staff to Members of Parliament this year, with a ceremony and reception to honour 137 veteran staffers on May 29. “The ceremony on [May 29] was the first for the renewed Long Service Awards program for Members’ staff and was spearheaded by the Speaker,” said Heather Bradley, director of communications to the House Speaker, who herself was honoured for 23 years of work on

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