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Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – December 14

Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – December 14

December 14, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Today it was announced that:

Stephen Lucas, currently Senior Associate Deputy Minister (Climate Change), Environment and Climate Change, becomes Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change, effective January 23, 2017.

Martine Dubuc, currently Vice-President, Science and Chief Food Safety Officer for Canada, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change, effective January 23, 2017.

The Prime Minister took the opportunity to congratulate Michael Martin, Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on his retirement from the Public Service, following a distinguished career marked by dedication and excellence in serving Canadians.

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Read the original news release on the Prime Minister’s website here.

Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – October 21

Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – October 21

October 24, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

On Friday October 21 it was announced that:

Paul Glover, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Health, becomes President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, effective October 31, 2016.

Timothy Sargent, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Finance, becomes Deputy Minister for International Trade, effective October 24, 2016.

James Meddings, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Strategic Direction, Western Economic Diversification Canada, becomes President of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, effective October 31, 2016.

Chris Forbes, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Finance, effective November 14, 2016.

Rob Stewart, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Financial Sector Policy, Finance Canada, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Finance (with G7 and G20 responsibilities), effective October 24, 2016.

Nada Semaan, currently Executive Vice-President of the Canada Border Services Agency, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, effective October 31, 2016.

Kristina Namiesniowski, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Programs Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, becomes Executive Vice-President of the Canada Border Services Agency, effective October 31, 2016.

The Prime Minister took the opportunity to congratulate Bruce Archibald, President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Pierre Legault, Associate Deputy Minister of Justice, on the occasions of their retirements from the Public Service of Canada, following distinguished careers marked by dedication and excellence in serving Canadians.

The Prime Minister also congratulated: Nancy Horsman on being elected as the new International Monetary Fund Executive Director for Canada, Ireland, nine Caribbean countries and Belize; Christine Hogan on being elected as the new World Bank Group Executive Director for Canada, Ireland, nine Caribbean countries, Belize and Guyana; and Doug Nevison on being elected as the new European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Executive Director for Canada, Morocco, Tunisia and Jordan.

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Read the official release on the Prime Minister’s website here.

Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – September 2

Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – September 2

September 2, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

This afternoon it was announced that:

Nathalie G. Drouin, currently Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General, gouvernement du Québec, becomes Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Justice, effective September 12, 2016.

Taki Sarantakis, currently Assistant Secretary, Economic Sector, Treasury Board Secretariat, becomes Associate Secretary of the Treasury Board, effective September 12, 2016.

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Read the official news release on the Prime Minister’s website here.

Changes Announced to the Ministry – August 19

Changes Announced to the Ministry – August 19

August 19, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

This afternoon it was announced that:

Dominic LeBlanc, currently Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will now be dedicated solely to his role as Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. Mr. LeBlanc will also assume additional responsibilities in the coming days.

Bardish Chagger retains her role as Minister of Small Business and Tourism and also becomes Leader of the Government in the House of Commons.

The Prime Minister thanked Minister LeBlanc for his immense contributions as Government House Leader and expressed his confidence in Minister Chagger as a worthy successor.

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Read the biographies here.

Read the official press release on the Prime Minister’s website here.

Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – June 21

Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – June 21

June 21, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

This afternoon it was announced that:

Bob Hamilton, currently Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, becomes Commissioner of Revenue, effective August 1, 2016.

Christyne Tremblay, currently Deputy Minister, Développement durable, Environnement et Lutte contre les changements climatiques, gouvernement du Québec, becomes Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, effective August 1, 2016.

The Prime Minister took the opportunity to congratulate Andrew Treusch, Commissioner of Revenue, on the occasion of his retirement from the Public Service, following a distinguished career marked by dedication and excellence in serving Canadians.

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Read the official news release on the Prime Minister’s website here.

Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – June 14

Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – June 14

June 14, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

This afternoon it was announced that:

Leslie MacLean, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, becomes Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development and Chief Operating Officer for Service Canada, effective July 4, 2016.

Kevin Stringer, currently Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Ecosystems and Fisheries Management, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, effective July 4, 2016.

Philip Jennings, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Industry Sector, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, effective July 11, 2016.

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Read the official news release on the Prime Minister’s website here.

Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – June 7

Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – June 7

June 8, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Today it was announced that:

Serge Dupont, currently Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council and Associate Secretary to the Cabinet, will take on additional responsibilities as Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, effective June 23, 2016.

Marta Morgan, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Finance, becomes Deputy Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, effective June 27, 2016.

Manon Brassard, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Compensation and Labour Relations, Treasury Board Secretariat, becomes President of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, effective June 27, 2016.

Stephen Lucas, currently Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Plans and Consultations and Intergovernmental Affairs), Privy Council Office, becomes Senior Associate Deputy Minister (Climate Change) of Environment and Climate Change, effective June 23, 2016.

Chantal Maheu, currently Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Priorities and Planning), Privy Council Office, becomes Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Plans and Consultations), Privy Council Office, effective September 6, 2016.

Ian McCowan, currently Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Legislation and House Planning and Machinery of Government), Privy Council Office, becomes Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Governance), Privy Council Office.  This change in title takes effect immediately.

The Prime Minister took the opportunity to congratulate Margaret Biggs, Senior Advisor to the Privy Council, Anita Biguzs, Deputy Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and Ward Elcock, Special Advisor to the Privy Council Office on the occasion of their retirements from the Public Service, following distinguished careers marked by dedication and excellence in serving Canadians.

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Read the official news release on the Prime Minister’s website here.

Changes Announced to the Ministry – May 31

Changes Announced to the Ministry – May 31

May 31, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Today it was announced that:

“Effective immediately, the Honorable Hunter Tootoo has resigned from his position as Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard.

He will also be leaving the Liberal caucus.

Mr. Tootoo will be taking time to seek treatment for addiction issues.

The Honorable Dominic Leblanc will be assuming the role of Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard later this evening, in addition to being Government House Leader.”

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Read the original statement on the Prime Minister’s website here.

Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – May 5

Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – May 5

May 5, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

This afternoon it was announced that:

Daniel Jean, currently Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, becomes National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister, effective May 16, 2016.

Ian Shugart, currently Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development, becomes Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, effective May 16, 2016.

Louise Levonian, currently Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development and Chief Operating Officer for Service Canada, becomes Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development, effective May 16, 2016.

Janine Sherman, currently Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel) Privy Council Office, becomes Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel and Public Service Renewal), Privy Council Office, effective immediately.

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Read the official news release on the Prime Minister’s website here.

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Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – April 27

Changes Announced to the Senior Ranks of the Public Service – April 27

April 27, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

This afternoon it was announced that:

Diane Lafleur, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy Branch, Finance Canada, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, effective May 9, 2016.

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To read Diane Lafleur’s biography, click here.

To read the official news release on the Prime Minister’s website, click here.