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Trudeau unveils new Cabinet minus stalwart Marc Garneau

The new Liberal government cabinet

Prime Minister Trudeau unveiled his post-election cabinet yesterday with major changes including the exclusion of veteran politician Marc Garneau who had served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Transport Minister. Of course most readers of this publication will remember him for being the first Canadian astronaut in space and the president of the Canadian Space Agency. As for the space file, continuity in key posts …

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Senior cabinet shuffle sees three ministers with key space responsibilities moved

The Honourable Navdeep Bains stands in front of the Canadarm2 Latching End Effector spare that will launch to the ISS in 2018.

Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Minister Navdeep Bains has left the Liberal cabinet of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The resignation required a shuffle of senior ministers and sees Marc Garneau moving from Transport to Foreign Affairs, François-Philippe Champagne moving from Foreign Affairs to ISED and Omar Alghabra, new to cabinet, takes over Transport. It's billed as a small cabinet shuffle of senior Liberal ministers. …

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