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New policy director in place in Status of Women Minister Monsef’s office

By Laura Ryckewaert      

Lea MacKenzie, former chief of staff to Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, has been appointed a special adviser on Indigenous issues for Canada’s permanent mission to the UN.

Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef, pictured at a press conference on the national inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women last week, has a new director of policy, Yanique Williams. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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Federal Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef has a new director of policy in place in her ministerial office, after Yanique Williams exited the International Trade Minister’s Office to take on the job as of June 4. Ms. Williams had been a policy adviser to International Trade Minister François-Philippe Champagne since June 2017, and before that was a policy adviser and Ontario regional affairs adviser to Small Business and Tourism Minister Bardish Chagger starting in March 2016, as indicated by

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