Plus, former finance staffer Alyx Holland has joined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office as a senior policy adviser.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau, right, and Associate Finance Minister Mona Fortier are pictured on Dec. 17 during a meeting with provincial finance ministers in Ottawa. With the 2020 budget on the horizon, Mr. Morneau has made strides in getting his team in place post-election. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
With the 2020 federal budget not far off on the horizon, Finance Minister Bill Morneau is getting his office in shape, with Tyler Meredith confirmed as his new director of policy.
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'Our relationship with police has been one of violence, from the colonial nature of everything that has happened in Canada,' says Judith Sayers, president of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council in Port Alberni, B.C.
'I get we're in a pandemic, and I'm very supportive of using the technology, but until I know that it respects the basic rights and has the highest standards, I can't see that it's going to work,' said MP Charlie Angus.
'At least at this stage, it's better to work the backrooms, work the players that have some influence with the White House, and try to ensure that such a threat doesn't become a reality,' says Canada-U.S. group co-chair.
'We do not celebrate the existence of this country in the same way other people do, because we think that the existence of this country came at a price to our ancestors and to us,' says Senator Murray Sinclair.
'Peter MacKay has a proven track record of uniting Conservatives, and that's precisely what he's doing in the leadership campaign. And that's what he'll do if he's elected as leader,' says Conservative MP Michael Cooper.