Trudeau shuffles cabinet

Montreal MP David Lametti is Canada’s new justice minister as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffles his cabinet to deal with the sudden departure of Nova Scotia MP Scott Brison.

He’s one of five ministers and ministers-to-be who were sworn-in to their new positions at Rideau Hall.

Vancouver’s Jody Wilson-Raybould is moving from Justice position to Veterans Affairs.

Seamus O’Regan, meanwhile, is moving from Veterans Affairs to Indigenous Services.

And Jane Philpott is moving from Indigenous Services to Treasury Board, Brison’s former portfolio and a key economic position at the cabinet table.

Bernadette Jordan takes Nova Scotia’s seat at the cabinet table, becoming minister of rural economic development, a new position in cabinet.

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