Plus, the PMO recently announced changes to its communications team, with Chantal Gagnon now deputy chief of staff to the foreign affairs minister, and the government House leader has a new policy head.
However, a four-year retroactive staff salary increase imposed by the Senate in March has put a budget squeeze on Senators, and is causing concern.
Plus, Treasury Board President Mona Fortier has hired key members of her new team, including a chief of staff, policy director, and parliamentary affairs director.
Chiefs of staff have also been confirmed in the offices of ministers Dominic LeBlanc, Dan Vandal, Kamal Khera, and Helena Jaczek.
Governor General Mary Simon's use of Inuktitut during last month's Throne Speech was a historic first, and new Nunavut MP Lori Idlout is making efforts of her own to incorporate her mother tongue into her work.
Plus, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Minister Sean Fraser has named Mike Jones as his chief of staff.
Plus, Karl Sasseville has been made deputy chief of staff to Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos.
Plus, new Rural Economic Development Minister Gudie Hutchings has hired Alex Howell to run her office.