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PMO shuffles public service, with new PHAC president named

Plus, past Grit PM John Turner has died at 91, and CBC parliamentary bureau chief Rob Russo is leaving the newsroom after seven years.
The Prime Minister's Office recently announced a shake-up in the senior public service ranks, with past the Public Health Agency of Canada president joining the Privy Council Office as a 'senior official.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
By Neil Moss      

The Public Health Agency of Canada, a once little-known and underreported government agency that’s now in the crossfires of Canadian political and public policy, has a new leader at the helm—just days after president Tina Namiesniowski stepped down from the role amid the highest uptick in COVID-19 cases in Canada since the mid-summer.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
Follow him or email him at nmoss@hilltimes.com

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