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Minister Carr’s team beginning to take shape

By Laura Ryckewaert      

Plus, Seniors Minister Deb Schulte has a handful of new faces in her ministerial office, and there’s been some movement in the NDP’s caucus communications team.

Liberal MP Jim Carr, pictured May 13, 2019, was named a minister without portfolio as the prime minister's special representative for the Prairies on Jan. 12. So far, he's named a chief of staff, policy director, and communications director to support him. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Liberal MP Jim Carr was returned to the government’s front bench on Jan. 12, as a minister without portfolio serving as the PM’s special representative for the Prairies, and he’s slowly getting his office in place, with Carlene Variyan named as chief of staff.

Laura Ryckewaert

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


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