Meanwhile, Associate Finance Minister Mona Fortier recently shook up her office, with a number of staff getting new titles, including Blue Knox taking on oversight of communications.
Marie-Pier Baril is a former deputy press secretary to Chrystia Freeland during her time as minister of foreign affairs.
Former MP Alex Nuttall is Peter MacKay’s campaign manager, with ex-Ford aide Michael Diamond as his deputy, and veteran staffer William Stairs acting as a key adviser.
Meanwhile, Alexander Steinhouse has been temporarily seconded to the Prime Minister’s Office to help with issues management work.
Eight political staffers have joined the labour minister’s office since late January, including a parliamentary affairs director, a communications assistant, and two new regional affairs advisers.
‘We’re going to get left behind if we don’t get up and running and voice our concerns and our issues quickly,’ says ISG Senator Sabi Marwah of design plans for Centre Block’s renovation.
Meanwhile, Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains recently bade farewell to his lead media contact, Véronique Simard.
Plus, there are a few more staff to note in Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland’s office, including special assistant for operations Stephen Bateman.