For one, Jeff Kovalik-Plouffe recently left International Trade Diversification Minister Jim Carr’s Ottawa office to take over as the MP’s 2019 campaign manager.
Employment Minister Patty Hajdu has seen four staffers leave her office this summer, including Leah Van Houten, who's now her campaign manager in Thunder Bay-Superior North, Ont. Trade Minister Jim Carr, meanwhile, also recently saw one of his political aides take leave to run his own re-election bid in Winnipeg South Centre, Man. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Employment, Workforce Development, and Labour Minister Patty Hajdu has seen a couple of staff departures of late, with Roy Karam and Aisling MacKnight both going on leave.
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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.
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.
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.