Ministers Bennett, Joly make director-level staff changes
By Laura RyckewaertDec. 10, 2018
Plus, Alexandra Bernier is no longer an advance in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office.
Former CBC reporter James Fitz-Morris is now as senior adviser to Crown-Indigenous Minister Carolyn Bennett, while Tourism Minister Mélanie Joly recently bade farewell to her director of operations, Maximilien Roy. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Tourism, Official Languages, and La Francophonie Minister Mélanie Joly recently bade farewell to her director of operations, Maximilien Roy, who left the Hill around mid-November.
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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.