Official Languages Minister Mélanie Joly has hired a new special assistant for operations, while Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains both have new communications aides.
MPs are bracing for a raucous final stretch, with the opposition vowing to continue to press on the SNC-Lavalin scandal and the government eager to get its legislative agenda passed.
Plus, Infrastructure Minister François-Philippe Champagne has a new special assistant for operations and communications in his office.
Canon marked her last day as communications adviser and de facto press secretary to Justice Minister David Lametti on April 22.
On top of $301.8-billion in planned spending in the 2019-10 main estimates—combining $299.6-billion in budgetary spending and $2.2-billion in non-budgetary expenses—is another $51.2-billion in statutory expenses.
Jonathan Robinson has joined Treasury Board President Joyce Murray’s office as a special assistant.