New policy adviser, Ontario desk among recent staff hires in the Prime Minister’s Office
By Laura RyckewaertNov. 5, 2018
Plus, Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott has hired on Kevin Deagle as a policy adviser, and Simon Robertson has left Employment Minister Patty Hajdu’s office.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office recently welcomed a new policy adviser, new media advance and new Ontario regional affairs adviser to replace Lindsay Hunter, who's joined Treasury Board President and Digital Government Minister Scott Brison's office. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
There are a few new faces in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office, including former McKinsey & Company manager Bud Sambasivam.
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‘If it is slanderous or defamatory, then we will be held accountable for that, and we will be held accountable by our electorate, in whether they vote for us again,’ says Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen.
Big-ticket items in the last federal budget of this majority Liberal government include more than $6.2-billion to expand federal financing of rental construction, $1-billion for increasing access to drugs for rare diseas
Whereas last year’s budget was largely pitched at women, this year, Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s final budget is focused on skills training to help older workers and youth adapt to a rapidly changing workforce.