The top bureaucrats with the task of supporting the new cabinet have been named, and experts say not having to create new departments will make for a smoother transition.
The work of newly minted Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Bill Blair will be backstopped by Public Safety associate deputy minister Vincent Rigby. Mr. Blair, centre, is pictured at last week's cabinet shuffle with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Governor General Julie Payette. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The government will not be creating any new departments in the wake of last week’s cabinet shuffle, Privy Council Office spokesperson Paul Duchesne has confirmed.
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While the conditions for Liberal longevity might not have been ripe, Liberal strategist Charles Bird says late former prime minister John Turner came to the leadership when 'he was already something of a living legend.'
'Writing this book has brought me close to Canadians and the wonder of our national diversity. This prize is the icing on the amazing cake that has been my life': former Supreme Court chief justice Beverley McLachlin.
If Joe Biden wins the U.S. presidency, he will be constrained in the use of unilateral tariffs, say experts, while Donald Trump's re-election may leave Canada once again targeted by national security tariffs.
The Standing Orders have to be amended to allow MPs to vote remotely, and according to Bloc deputy House leader Christine Normandin, there’s agreement among parties for those changes to be made temporary.