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From staffer to MP: five former Hill staffers among newly elected

By Laura Ryckewaert      

With the post-election transition underway, hundreds of staffers are being affected, with defeated MPs given until Nov. 11 to pack up and clear out.

Bloc Québécois MP-elect, Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe, centre, arrives for a House of Commons orientation session in the Wellington Building on Oct. 29. The son of former Bloc leader Gilles Duceppe, he was elected to represent Lac-Saint-Jean, Que. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The post-election push to get the class of 2019 settled in is underway, and among the MPs-elect are five former federal staffers, who have a leg up when it comes to the, at times, daunting task of learning the ropes of life on Parliament Hill.

Laura Ryckewaert

Laura Ryckewaert is a deputy editor at The Hill Times.
- lryckewaert@hilltimes.com


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