Canada’s New Faces and Conservative Government – Prensa Latina

The reorganization includes the creation of the Ministry of Housing, Diversity and Inclusion, tasked with Ahmed Hussein.

Meanwhile, Stephen Gilbolt, an environmental expert, has taken over as environment minister, in what may be the greatest sign of change.

There is also a new head of diplomacy: Melanie Jolie and Anita Anand will be in charge of the Ministry of Defense.

Anand, the second woman to assume this responsibility after Kim Campbell who took over in the 1990s, replaced Harjit Sajjan, who has moved into international development.

Another woman, Carolyn Bennett, took over as the new chief of mental health and addiction.

The Liberal Party pledged in its platform to transfer 4.5 billion Canadian dollars (3.647 billion US dollars) to provinces for mental health care over the next five years.

In addition, they promised greater efforts to tackle the opioid epidemic that kills thousands of people here annually.

In forming the government team, which Trudeau announced the day before, appeared Marcy Ayn, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, the first African-Canadian in the Cabinet since Jean Augustine in 2004.

For his part, the Head of Tourism is Randy Poissonault, of Sports, Pascal Saint Ong; Rural Economic Development, Gudie Hutchings; Heritage, Pablo Rodriguez.

Jean-Yves Duclos will occupy the presidency as Minister of Health, at a moment that remains crucial for Canada in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Meanwhile, Patti Hajdu, President of Indian Services and President of the Northern Ontario Economic Development Agency. Karina Gould, on families, children and social development; and Joyce Murray of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard.

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Trudeau’s readjustment – which includes more names on the slate – comes after failing to achieve a majority government in the September 20 federal election.

Representatives are scheduled to return to Parliament on November 22.

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