Ministerial offices saw 15 per cent spike in spending in 2017-18
By Jolson LimOct. 24, 2018
The spike in spending can be attributed to higher overall spending among several ministers' offices, the inclusion of costs for regional ministerial offices, and increased expenses at the PMO.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, followed by members of his cabinet, walks out of Rideau Hall after an August 2017 cabinet shuffle. Ministerial office spending went up in 2017-18. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains’ office spent the most out of 33 cabinet offices in 2017-18, while the Prime Minister’s Office spent 10 per cent more compared to the previous fiscal year, according to newly released public accounts figures.
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