Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould has bid farewell to her press secretary, Nicky Cayer.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured speaking to media in Centre Block, recently welcomed Elise Wagner to his office, as a new special assistant with the Canada-U.S. relations team. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Prime Minister’s Office recently hired Elise Wagner to join its Canada-U.S. relations team as a special assistant, overseen by director Brian Clow.
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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.