Emilie Simard, previously director of communications to the heritage minister, has joined Transport Minister Marc Garneau’s office.
Transport Minister Marc Garneau has a new communications director, while Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay's D. Comms, Guy Gallant, has taken leave to help out his former boss, New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant, in the upcoming provincial election. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, and file photo
Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau has hired a new director of communications for his ministerial office, recently scooping up Emilie Simard straight from the heritage minister’s office.
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