Elsewhere, the Conservatives are holding a media avail in Toronto in response to the Liberals' decision to withdraw its support for the candidacy of Hassan Guillet, a former imam who was set to run in the Montreal riding of Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is in St. John's, N.L., to stump for Jack Harris, former NDP MP who is hoping to make a political comeback. Mr. Harris lost his seat to Liberal MP Nick Whalen in the last election. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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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