New directors named for ministers Petitpas Taylor and MacAulay
By Laura RyckewaertSep. 26, 2018
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Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, left, has a new director of parliamentary affairs, while Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay, right, has named a new director of communications. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, file photograph
Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor promoted Adam Exton to take over as director of parliamentary affairs in her office last month.
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