Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his new cabinet this morning, which includes four ministers from BC.
Trudeau appointed Joyce Murray, MP for Vancouver Quadra, as Minister of Digital Government. She is no longer serving as president of the treasury board.
— Liberal Party (@liberal_party) November 20, 2019
Harjit Sajjan, MP for Vancouver, remains as Minister of Defence.
Today, I was humbled to take the oath of office to serve as the Member of Parliament for #Vancouver South. Over the next Parliament, I will continue to work to serve all of my constituents. pic.twitter.com/rZinJv2jlz
— Harjit Sajjan (@HarjitSajjan) November 19, 2019
Jonathan Wilkinson, MP for North Vancouver, became Minister of Environment and Climate Change, a portfolio that was previously held by Catharine McKenna.
Being sworn in as a Member of Parliament is one of the greatest honours of my life. So happy to share this special moment today with family, friends, and my great team. Proud to be representing Delta for another term. pic.twitter.com/oz0R0qxCyv
— Carla Qualtrough (@CQualtro) November 20, 2019
MP for Delta, Carla Qualtrough, has become the Minister for Employment, Workforce Development, and Disability Inclusion.
Trudeau’s new cabinet has a total of 36 ministers.
“Today, I can introduce the strong, diverse, and experienced team that will work together to tackle the big issues that matter to people from coast to coast to coast,” said Trudeau in a statement.
“Whether it’s making life more affordable for the middle class, taking action on climate change, or keeping our communities safe, we will continue working tirelessly for all Canadians.”
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