Stevie Oâ€™Brien has been named chief of staff to new Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair.
Plus, new Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair won't oversee any part of the public service, PCO confirmed.
The Conservative Party has 128 official candidates for the 2019 election so far, while the Liberals have 21, and the Green Party has one. The NDP does not yet have any official candidates.
Kristina Molloy is now a director of policy for accessibility to Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility Minister Carla Qualtrough.
CÃ©lia Canon is one of two recent additions to Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybouldâ€™s political staff team.
Two ridings are officially vacantâ€”Outremont, Que., and Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, Ont.â€”and two more, in Burnaby South, B.C. and York-Simcoe, Ont., will be by the end of September.
Also, Amitpal Singh has left the Prime Ministerâ€™s Office to join Finance Minister Bill Morneauâ€™s team as a special assistant for policy.
Quebec is set to be an even bigger key battleground in the next federal election because of the collapse of both the Bloc QuÃ©bÃ©cois and the NDP in the province.