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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NDP MP Daniel Blaikie says it's worth taking 'a little extra time' to understand the 'full implications' of the new NAFTA, as well as to look at how Canada can improve its internal international trade process.
The 'huge overstep by the Conservative Fund’ to fire executive director Dustin van Vugt has created ‘bad blood’ between the national council and the fund, says Yaroslav Baran, a former senior Conservative Hill staffer.