Ford Government Shuffle: What You Need to Know
This afternoon Premier Doug Ford announced another shuffle to his Cabinet. These changes come only three weeks after a shuffle earlier in September that was prompted by the resignation of then Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Steve Clark. This afternoon’s Cabinet shuffle was more unexpected, prompted by the abrupt resignation on Thursday of Khaleed Rasheed, Minister of Public and Business Service Delivery, amid scrutiny of a Vegas trip with developers linked to the Greenbelt controversy.
Prime Minister Announces Changes to Parliamentary Secretaries
On Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the new complement of Parliamentary Secretaries. Parliamentary Secretaries are chosen by the Prime Minister to work with Ministers. Their responsibilities vary but generally fall into two categories: House of Commons business and department-related duties.