Plus, the Conservative leader's office has merged its issues management and research teams, leaving several staff with new titles.
Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc, left, who's also responsible for internal trade, needs a new director of communications, while Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, right, recently brought over her press secretary from her former post as minister for international development. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade Minister Dominic LeBlanc is on the hunt for a new director of communications following the recent exit of Laura Gareau from the post.
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'If the 10 MPs are articulating the position for Nova Scotia, I would like to think the government would consider that as a strong indicator of what's happening on the ground,' says Liberal MP Darrell Samson says.
House leaders continue to hold talks over the summer, but whether an agreement can be struck to get Conservatives on side with a recent call to allow remote voting in ‘exceptional circumstances’ remains to be seen.
Though late and largely unconvincing, the PM's testimony helps ensure the government’s points, rather than mere speculation, are litigated in the public square instead, says Garry Keller of StrategyCorp.
As the epidemic reshapes everything, it’s time for the country to put aside traditional convictions and economic frameworks and try to pull together to build a future better suited to a changing, endangered world.
Furey’s greatest challenge will not be enthusiasm or passion, but rather the provincial political system that has rarely rewarded disruption and provides benefits for ward keepers who do not shake things up.