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Ministers’ staffers start to shuffle after cabinet shakeup

By Samantha Wright Allen      

The post-cabinet shuffle weeks are a ‘particularly emotionally exhausting time for staff, both personally and also professionally,’ says former Tory staffer Chris McCluskey.

Incoming chiefs for staff for cabinet ministers following the July 18 shuffle include, from left, Daniel Lauzon for Minister of Tourism Mélanie Joly, Jason Easton for Minister of Small Business Mary Ng, and George Young, in an interim capacity for Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson. Photographs courtesy of LinkedIn

The first wave of political staffers are moving to new posts, some following their bosses after the July 18 cabinet shuffle, or holding down the fort as a new minister comes in expecting quick briefings on complex subjects.

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