Finance Minister Bill Morneau has a new adviser in his office, and recently gave his director of policy, Justin To, the added title of deputy chief of staff.
National Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier has a new communications director and press secretary; her former press secretary, Jérémy Ghio is now doing the same job for Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie Minister Mélanie Joly. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Canada’s National Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier has a new director of communications and a new press secretary at the helm in her ministerial office.
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