Operations director John Zerucelli and his wife, Jane Almeida, communications director in the office of the minister for sports and persons with disabilities, are set to leave the Hill in a few months, prompting several changes.
'This is probably going to get worse before it eventually gets better,' said former Liberal Hill staffer Greg MacEachern.
Bill C-65 aims to protect federal employees from sexual harassment.
The Senate is currently working with Public Services and Procurement Canada to re-name the Government Conference Centre, which is expected to happen this fall when the building is occupied.
‘PMO relies on her working rapport with the multicultural outlets,’ said former Liberal staffer John Delacourt, now at Ensight Canada.
Momentum for change to the Senate’s unpredictable scheduling is building, but there is no consensus yet.
The Liberal Party’s ‘kryptonite’ is a ‘sense of entitlement,’ and recent missteps of the Trudeau government reinforced this public perception, says Prof. Alex Marland.
Former Alberta MLA Moe Amery, who is challenging Deepak Obhrai, describes the seven- term MP as ‘a classic case of narcissism,’ and Robert Duiker, a challenger to Jim Eglinski, says the MP has a sense of ‘entitlement’ to be the MP.
The recent Conservative hires include: Cassie Bezan, video specialist; Morgan Swan, digital media liaison; Karly Wittet, communications assistant; and Elvanee Veeramalay, stakeholder relations adviser.
Ex-employees allege she yelled at and belittled staff, but the party says there are no official complaints on record and Elizabeth May denies she was abusive.
'If there's anybody in our party, or anybody in the Hill, or anybody in constituency offices experiencing this issue right now, I want them to know they can come forward to me, and they have an open door,' says Conservative MP Lisa Raitt.
Charlie Angus wrote ‘when a party believes that better instagram tricks or gala planning is the path to success we lose touch.’
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