New Brunswick shuffle includes female finance minister and Celtic Affairs post – CP

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New Brunswick shuffle includes female finance minister and Celtic Affairs post – CP

by pnationtalk on June 6, 2016169 Views

Source: The Canadian Press
Jun 6, 2016 9:59

FREDERICTON _ New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant has made a major shuffle of his cabinet _ naming the province’s first female finance minister and adding a minister for Celtic Affairs.

Cathy Rogers moves from Social Development to become finance minister, and minister responsible for literacy.

There are now three women on cabinet with the addition of Lisa Harris who becomes minister of Seniors and Long-Term Care, and minister responsible for Celtic Affairs.

John Ames is also new to cabinet, becoming minister of Tourism, Heritage and Culture.

The shuffle increases the number of cabinet ministers by two, to 14 plus the premier.

The other existing cabinet minister shift responsibilities, including Stephen Horsman who moves from Justice, Public Safety and Solicitor General to become the minister of Families and Children.

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