Plus, Hill Climbers takes another look at where a number of former political staffers landed after leaving Parliament Hill.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured speaking at a two-day campaign workshop put on by the Liberal Party in Ottawa on July 31, will need a new regional affairs advisor for the Prairies in his Prime Minister's Office. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office is in need of a new regional adviser for the Prairies after Ryan Adam recently made his exit from the top office.
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Just over $48.5-million was added to the Privy Council Office’s budget for 'communications and marketing (COVID-19)' in the most recent round of supplementary estimates, which were passed by Parliament on June 17.
The PMO declined to provide a specific breakdown of self-identified Black staffers among cabinet offices when asked, but says it plans to circulate further voluntary surveys to better understand its staff ‘later this sum