Bureaucrats on the move: Laroche starts at Treasury Board, Kelly made permanent commissioner
By Emily HawsAug. 8, 2018
More moves could be coming in the near future, said a former government executive, as those thinking of retirement will likely do so before the transition starts for the 2019 election.
Shelly Bruce became chief of the Communications Security Establishment on June 27, according to a PMO press release. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Senior bureaucrats have been on the move at the Treasury Board Secretariat, the Communications Security Establishment, and Correctional Services for the last few months, but most are familiar faces to their respective departments.
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‘If it is slanderous or defamatory, then we will be held accountable for that, and we will be held accountable by our electorate, in whether they vote for us again,’ says Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen.
Big-ticket items in the last federal budget of this majority Liberal government include more than $6.2-billion to expand federal financing of rental construction, $1-billion for increasing access to drugs for rare diseas
Whereas last year’s budget was largely pitched at women, this year, Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s final budget is focused on skills training to help older workers and youth adapt to a rapidly changing workforce.