Newspaper article The Canadian Press

NewsAlert: Bill Morneau New Finance Minister; Stephane Dion at Foreign Affairs

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

NewsAlert: Bill Morneau New Finance Minister; Stephane Dion at Foreign Affairs

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NewsAlert: Morneau takes Finance post

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OTTAWA - Rookie Toronto MP Bill Morneau has been named Canada's new finance minister by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Morneau, a former executive and past chairman of the C.D. Howe Institute, is just one of several newcomers to the House of Commons among those comprising Trudeau's 30-member cabinet.

Veteran MP and former Liberal leader Stephane Dion has been appointed foreign affairs minister, while newcomer Jody Wilson-Raybould becomes justice minister and attorney general.

Others include Ralph Goodale in Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness; Lawrence MacAulay in Agriculture and Agri-Food; John McCallum in Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; and Carolyn Bennett in Indigenous and Northern Affairs. …

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