The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service:
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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