Trudeau Cabinet Sworn In

By Chad Harris
November 5, 2015 - 1:38am Updated: November 17, 2015 - 10:28am

Justin Trudeau his wife Sophie and his team of cabinet ministers waved to the crowd as they walked from the gates of Rideau Hall to the swearing-in ceremony this morning.

Former Governors Generals, former Prime Ministers Jean Chretien and John Turner and dignitaries including Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde attended today's cabinet swearing-in ceremony. The cabinet consists of 31 people, 16 men and 15 women.

Kamloops Mayor Peter Milobar says it remains to be seen whether the city will resume lobbying the federal environment ministry for a federal panel review of the proposed KGHM-Ajax copper gold mine. The city, along with MP Cathy McLeod have asked past environment ministers to authorize a review with no success.

Included in Trudeau's cabinet is a new Environment and Climate Change Minister. Catherine McKenna, a rookie MP from Ottawa has been appointed.

 

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