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Les Linklater tapped to oversee federal COVID-19 testing and contact tracing

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Les Linklater was previously an associate deputy minister at Public Services and Procurement Canada who was charged with repairing the Phoenix pay system. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
By Neil Moss      

Les Linklater, the federal bureaucrat that was tasked with fixing the Phoenix pay system, has now been charged with leading the federal effort on COVID-19 testing and contact tracing at Health Canada.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
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