Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the shuffle of his cabinet.
One of the biggest moves involves International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland replacing Stéphane Dion as Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Toronto MP Ahmed Hussen has been named to Immigration as part of the cabinet shakeup aimed in part at preparing for a Donald Trump presidency.
Quebec MP Francois-Philippe Champagne has been named International Trade Minister.
Patty Hajdu is taking over the labour portfolio from MaryAnn Mihychuk.
Maryam Monsef will transfer to Status of Women.
Karina Gould of Burlington takes over Democratic Institutions from Maryam Monsef.
Cabinet shuffle breakdown
Minister of Foreign Affairs
- was: Stephane Dion
- now: Chrystia Freeland
Minister of Employment, Workforce Development & Labour
- was: MaryAnn Mihychuk
- now: Patricia Hajdu
Minister of Status of Women
- was: Patricia Hajdu
- now: Maryam Monsef
- Francois-Philippe Champagne replaces Chrystia Freeland as International Trade Minister
- Karina Gould replaces Maryam Monsef as Minister of Democratic Institutions
- Ahmed Hussen replaces John McCallum Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship