3 Metro Vancouver MPs sworn in to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cabinet
DH Vancouver StaffNov 04, 2015 8:14 am
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. It’s official.
Early Wednesday morning at Rideau Hall, Canadians gathered to witness the swearing in of the new Canadian government, led by the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau.
Of the 31 ministers part of Trudeau’s cabinet (including Trudeau himself), three are from Metro Vancouver: Jody Wilson-Raybould (Vancouver Granville), Harjit Sajjan (Vancouver South), and Carla Qualtrough (Delta).
Prime Minister – Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau
Minister of Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness – Ralph Goodale
Minister of Agriculture & Agri-Food – Lawrence MacAulay
Minister of Foreign Affairs – Stéphane Dion
Minister of Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship – John McCallum
Minister of Indigenous & Northern Affairs – Carolyn Bennett
President of the Treasury Board – Scott Brison
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons – Dominic LeBlanc
Minister of Innovation, Science & Economic Development – Navdeep Singh Bains
Minister of Finance – William (Bill) Francis Morneau
Minister of Justice & Attorney General of Canada – Jody Wilson-Raybould
Minister of Public Services & Procurement – Judy M. Foote
Minister of International Trade – Chrystia Freeland
Minister of Health – Jane Philpott
Minister of Families, Children & Social Development – Jean-Yves Duclos
Minister of Transport – Marc Garneau
Minister of International Development & La Francophonie – Marie-Claude Bibeau
Minister of Natural Resources – James Gordon Carr
Minister of Canadian Heritage – Mélanie Joly
Minister of National Revenue – Diane Lebouthillier
Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence – Kent Hehr
Minister of Environment & Climate Change – Catherine McKenna
Minister of Defence – Harjit Sajjan
Minister of Employment, Workforce Development & Labour – MaryAnn Mihychuk
Minister of Infrastructure & Communities – Amarjeet Sohi
Minister of Democratic Institutions – Maryam Monsef
Minister of Sport & Persons with Disabilities – Carla Qualtrough
Minister of Fisheries, Oceans & the Canadians Coast Guard – Hunter Tootoo
Minister of Science – Kirsty Duncan
Minister of Status of Women – Patricia A. Hajdu
Minister of Small Business & Tourism – Bardish Chagger
On top of his role as prime minister, Trudeau is also taking on two ministerial portfolios: intergovernmental affairs and youth.
Following the swearing in ceremony, the prime minister will be hosting a Google Hangout with students from five schools across the country. Canadians can tune in and watch it live on YouTube starting at 10:30 a.m.
DH Vancouver Staff
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