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New faces join PMO, Liberal research bureau

Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, NDP staffer James Smith has said goodbye to Ottawa for a new job with the B.C. government.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Meanwhile, Alison Porter has been promoted to chief of staff in the agriculture minister’s office.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett is in need of a new director of policy after Daniel Pujdak’s recent exit.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Lise Jolicoeur is back on Parliament Hill as director of communications to Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, Tourism, Official Languages, and La Francophonie Minister Mélanie Joly has a new director of parliamentary affairs.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould has added to her political staff team.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, there have been a slew of staffing changes in Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s office, including the addition of ex-Conservative MP Stella Ambler and longtime backroomer Paul Terrien.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
These recent staffing changes in the Prime Minister’s Office are unrelated to now-former PMO principal secretary Gerald Butts’ Feb. 18 resignation.
Hill Climbers
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Several ex-Ontario Liberal staffers displaced by the election last June have landed on the Hill, including Kevin Hurren who’s joined the finance minister’s office.
David Taylor, communications director to the justice minister, says the hiring was ‘planned well before’ news broke of alleged PMO interference in SNC-Lavalin case.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett has hired an ex-Queen's Park Liberal staffer, as a special assistant.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
A number of staffers have followed Seamus O’Regan from veterans affairs to his new office as minister of Indigenous Services.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Erin Flanagan has left Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi’s office to become director of policy to the trade minister.
Government House Leader Bardish Chagger recently hired on MP Raj Grewal’s former assistant.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Jade-Émilie Daigneault, Matthew Gallagher, and Nilgiri Pearson are the latest additions to Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen’s team.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay also has a new chief of staff in his office: Guy Gallant.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, Employment, Workforce Development, and Labour Minister Patty Hajdu has two new policy advisers in her office.
Plus, Infrastructure and Communities Minister François-Philippe Champagne has a new policy and regional affairs adviser in his office.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, Science and Sport Minister Kirsty Duncan has a new press secretary, Daniele Medlej.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, photographer Alex Tétreault has joined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office.
Leslie O’Leary has landed the role of director of issues management in the PMO, and Joseph Pickerill will be replacing her as chief of staff to the Infrastructure Minister
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, the Conservative leader's office has a number of staff changes, including Rudy Husny’s return to the Hill as director of stakeholders and correspondence.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, there’s a new correspondence writer in the Prime Minister’s Office, and Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef has a new policy adviser.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, Hana Kokanovic has left Families Minister Jean-Yves Duclos’ office to become a policy adviser to Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor.
Plus, Alexandra Bernier is no longer an advance in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
There’s been a string of recent staffing changes in the Liberal caucus’ research bureau, including five new hires.
Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould has bid farewell to her press secretary, Nicky Cayer.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, ex-MP’s assistant and CJPAC fellow Miled Hill is now a policy adviser to Transport Minister Marc Garneau.
Elizabeth Cheesbrough recently joined Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale’s office as a new senior policy adviser.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, Leader Jagmeet Singh has hired ex-Manitoba cabinet minister Jennifer Howard as NDP chief of staff, starting Dec. 4.
Meanwhile, Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair recently made a number of policy staff hires.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Plus, Dan Lindenas has joined Treasury Board President Scott Brison’s office, where he’ll soon take over as director of policy.

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