Cabinet Shuffle Details #nlpoli
Premier Dwight Ball has made a cabinet shuffle.
Joining Cabinet are Tom Osborne, MHA for Waterford Valley, who has been appointed as Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board.
Minister Responsible for the Human Resources Secretariat, Minister Responsible for the Public Service Commission, Minister Responsible for the Office of the Chief Information Officer and Minister Responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation; and Lisa Dempster, MHA for Cartwright – L’Anse au Clair, who has been appointed to the role of Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development; Minister Responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation; and Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities. Ministers assuming new portfolios are:
Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education Skills and Labour;
Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources;
Steve Crocker, Minister of Transportation and Works;
Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Minister of Service NL, Minister Responsible for Workplace NL and Minster Responsible for the Government Purchasing Agency;
Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women;
Eddie Joyce, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment and Minister Responsible for the Office of Climate Change; and
Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry, and Innovation and Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs.