Plus, NDP staffer James Smith has said goodbye to Ottawa for a new job with the B.C. government.
Meanwhile, Alison Porter has been promoted to chief of staff in the agriculture minister’s office.
Plus, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett is in need of a new director of policy after Daniel Pujdak’s recent exit.
Lise Jolicoeur is back on Parliament Hill as director of communications to Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen.
Plus, Tourism, Official Languages, and La Francophonie Minister Mélanie Joly has a new director of parliamentary affairs.
Plus, Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould has added to her political staff team.
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.
These recent staffing changes in the Prime Minister’s Office are unrelated to now-former PMO principal secretary Gerald Butts’ Feb. 18 resignation.