Mr. Bains, who was lobbied 214 times in 2020, took the top spot from the 2019 leader, Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau.
At a time when there is limited bandwidth in government, collaboration has helped bring more voices and opinions to the table quickly as new policies and programs were drafted and rolled out at record speed.
First and foremost, be careful and know the rules. Read them. They are clear.
With Garneau's appointment as foreign affairs minister, the 'big message' to Biden in Washington is 'we have somebody here who can work with you' and who 'understands you,' says Carleton professor Fen Olser Hampson.