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Large cabinet shuffle at federal level


On Wednesday Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet.


There are several ministers in different portfolios.


The changes to the Ministry are as follows:

  • Anita Anand becomes President of the Treasury Board

  • Marie-Claude Bibeau becomes Minister of National Revenue

  • Bill Blair becomes Minister of National Defence

  • Randy Boissonnault becomes Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages

  • Jean-Yves Duclos becomes Minister of Public Services and Procurement

  • Sean Fraser becomes Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities

  • Karina Gould becomes Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

  • Mark Holland becomes Minister of Health

  • Ahmed Hussen becomes Minister of International Development

  • Gudie Hutchings becomes Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

  • Kamal Khera becomes Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities

  • Dominic LeBlanc becomes Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs

  • Diane Lebouthillier becomes Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard

  • Lawrence MacAulay becomes Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food

  • Marc Miller becomes Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

  • Mary Ng becomes Minister of Export Promotion, International Trade and Economic Development

  • Seamus O’Regan Jr. becomes Minister of Labour and Seniors

  • Ginette Petitpas Taylor becomes Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence

  • Carla Qualtrough becomes Minister of Sport and Physical Activity

  • Pablo Rodriguez becomes Minister of Transport and will continue to serve as Quebec Lieutenant

  • Harjit S. Sajjan becomes President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada

  • Pascale St-Onge becomes Minister of Canadian Heritage

  • Jonathan Wilkinson becomes Minister of Energy and Natural Resources


The Prime Minister also welcomed the following new members to the Ministry:

  • Gary Anandasangaree becomes Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations

  • Terry Beech becomes Minister of Citizens’ Services

  • Soraya Martinez Ferrada becomes Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec

  • Ya’ara Saks becomes Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health

  • Jenna Sudds becomes Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

  • Rechie Valdez becomes Minister of Small Business

  • Arif Virani becomes Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada


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