The Trough is Open!


 

UPDATE: In the interests of fairness, I should point out that this story never really went anywhere. After a quick start, the Tories never opened the floodgates on patronage in the way we expected. And the appointments they did make were not nearly as nakedly partisan as we had come to expect from the Liberals all those years. So, in all seriousness, nothing to see here…

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OTTAWA, Sept. 5 /CNW Telbec/ – The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the appointments of Edward A. Minich and Allen Root to the board of directors of the Hamilton Port Authority, for terms of three years each.

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO—(Marketwire – Sept. 5, 2008) – The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, today announced the appointment of George Springate as Canada’s Senior Citizenship Judge for a five-year term. The Minister also announced the appointment of Joan May Way as citizenship judge in Calgary for a three-year term.

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OTTAWA, Sept. 5 /CNW Telbec/ – The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the appointment of C. Michael Keefe to the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada, for a period of three years


 

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