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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Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner