MacNeil steps in as chief of staff to Agriculture Minister MacAulay
By Laura RyckewaertSep. 3, 2018
Stevie O’Brien has been named chief of staff to new Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair.
Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay, left, and Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair have both recently hired chiefs of staff. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade and file photo
Veteran Liberal staffer Vince MacNeil has landed in Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay’s office post shuffle, having taken over as chief of staff in early August, Hill Climbers has learned.
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