Peter Donolo comments (cautiously) on his return to Ottawa - Macleans.ca

Peter Donolo comments (cautiously) on his return to Ottawa

Chretien’s former director of communications is now Ignatieff’s chief of staff

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Peter Donolo, whose appointment as Michael Ignatieff’s chief of staff was announced last evening, emails the following comment on his new job:

“I’m very pleased to be joining the team.  The Liberal Party is an important and vital institution in our country, with an unequalled history and an exciting future.  Its leader, Michael Ignatieff, is an outstanding Canadian who I believe would make an excellent prime minister.  I am fortunate to be building on the work initiated by Ian Davey.  And I look forward to working with Mr. Ignatieff, the members of the Liberal caucus and Liberals across Canada in the coming months to help in the revitalization of the Liberal Party.”