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Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi recently scooped up veteran staffer Damien O’Brien to serve as a senior adviser for stakeholder relations in his office. Until recently, Mr. O’Brien was busy as director of strategic research in the Liberal research bureau (LRB) on the Hill, a role he first took on in September 2017 and officially exited on Nov. 16. He started at work in Mr. Sohi’s office the following week. A former senior consultant for public affairs with

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Ministers Sohi, Duncan, Ng nab new talent from Liberal research bureau

By Laura Ryckewaert      

There’s been a string of recent staffing changes in the Liberal caucus’ research bureau, including five new hires.

Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi, left, has hired on former senior Liberal research bureau staffer Damien O'Brien. Science and Sport Minister Kirsty Duncan, centre, and Small Business Minister Mary Ng, right, have also recently hired new aides from the LRB. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
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Laura Ryckewaert moved to Ottawa from Toronto roughly eight years ago to study a bachelor of journalism at Carleton University. She's been a reporter at The Hill Times since the end of June 2011.
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