Prime Minister Trudeau announces small cabinet shuffle

Justin Trudeau

PRIME Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced the following changes within his ministry:

Lawrence MacAulay, currently Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, becomes Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence.

Marie-Claude Bibeau, currently Minister of International Development, becomes Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.

Maryam Monsef retains her role as Minister for Women and Gender Equality and also becomes Minister of International Development.

The shuffle was the result of Jody Wilson-Raybould’s resignation as Minister of Veteran Affairs in February.