Until recently, Danielle Keenan was busy at work as an issues manager for Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould.
Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains pictured during a scrum outside the House in Centre Block, flanked on the right by his former press secretary, Karl Sasseville. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains has a new press secretary in place in his ministerial office, Danielle Keenan.
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Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.