Two aides to Manicougan MP Marilyn Gill, Jeff Dufour-Tremblay and John-James Blanchet topped the Hill Times poll. They are 4th in a rowe and 5e In the Best Employee category of the House of Commons, all parties combined.
“I am not surprised by the honors that Jeff and John-James are receiving. In particular, Jeff knows the issues of Cote-Nord like the back of his hand and has run my office with a masterful hand for nearly 5 years,” commented MNA Gill.
Every year, The Hill Times, a weekly newspaper covering parliamentary news, sends out a poll to all employees of Parliament so that everyone can vote for the best employee in various categories. Marilyn Gill’s team stood out this year in many ways.
Jeff Dufour-Tremblay is #1 Best Parliamentary Assistant for Bloc Québécois and Jean-James Blanchet #1 for Bloc Québécois Constituency Assistant. The two men are also among the top 5 best employees of Parliament based on the answers given to all the questions in the survey.
“This survey shows that the Côte-Nord team, through its meticulous work and its expertise on the administrative performance of the House of Commons, has become a benchmark among employees of all political parties. I ask my team to be exemplary, it fills me with pride! Member for Manicouagan concluded.