Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced cabinet members following this fall’s election, when Canadians chose to move Canada forward. This diverse team will continue to find real solutions to the challenges facing Canadians and implement a progressive agenda, as we end the fight against COVID-19 and build a better future for all.
The past year and a half has been difficult for Canadians. We have all made sacrifices to protect each other and our communities from COVID-19, and the Government of Canada has supported people every step of the way. As we continue to take strong action to defeat the pandemic and accomplish the work of vaccine deployment, the government will continue to put Canadians first and deliver on their priorities. We will create new jobs and develop the middle class, make homeownership accessible to Canadians, accelerate our fight against climate change, provide child care services for $ 10 a day and take the common path of reconciliation. Together, we will continue to move Canada forward for everyone.
The new Cabinet is named as follows:
- Chrystia Freeland remains Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance
- Omar Alghabra remains Minister of Transport
- Anita Anand becomes Minister of National Defense
- Carolyn Bennett becomes Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health
- Marie-Claude Bibeau remains Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food
- Bill Blair becomes President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness
- Randy Boissonnault becomes Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance
- Francois-Philippe Champagne remains Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry
- Jean-Yves Duclos becomes Minister of Health
- Mona Fortier becomes President of the Treasury Board
- Sean fraser becomes Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
- Karina gould becomes Minister of Families, Children and Social Development
- Steven Guilbeault becomes Minister of Environment and Climate Change
- Patty hajdu becomes Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario
- Marc Holland becomes Leader of the Government in the House of Commons
- Ahmed Hussen becomes Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion
- Gudie Hutchings becomes Minister of Rural Economic Development
- Marc Ien becomes Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth
- Helen Jaczek becomes Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
- Melanie Joly becomes Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Kamal Khera becomes Minister of Seniors
- David Lametti remains Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
- Dominique leblanc becomes Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities
- Diane Lebouthillier remains Minister of National Revenue
- Laurent MacAulay remains Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defense
- Marco EL Mendicino becomes Minister of Public Security
- Marc Miller becomes Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations
- Joyce Murray becomes Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard
- Marie Ng becomes Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development
- Seamus O’Regan Jr. becomes Minister of Labor
- Ginette Petitpas Taylor becomes Minister of Official Languages ââand Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
- Carla Qualtrough remains Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion
- Pablo Rodriguez becomes Minister of Canadian Heritage and remains lieutenant of Quebec
- Harjit S. Sajjan becomes Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada
- Pascale st-onge becomes Minister of Sports and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec
- Filomena Tassi becomes Minister of Public Services and Procurement
- Dan Vandale becomes Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairie Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency
- Jonathan wilkinson becomes Minister of Natural Resources
âCanadians need a strong and diverse Cabinet to deliver on their priorities and move Canada forward for everyone. This team will end the fight against COVID-19, provide child care services for $ 10 a day, help Canadians find a home, tackle the climate crisis and continue to advance reconciliation with the people indigenous. Together, we will work tirelessly to build a better future for all Canadians.
- The new Cabinet consists of the Prime Minister and 38 ministers. In line with the precedent set in 2015, there are an equal number of women and men.
- The Government of Canada will support the new portfolios as follows:
- The Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities will be supported by the Privy Council Office and Infrastructure Canada.
- The Minister for Women, Gender Equality and Youth will be supported by Women and Gender Equality Canada, with additional support from Canadian Heritage and Employment and Social Development Canada.
- The President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness will be supported by the Privy Council Office and Public Safety Canada.
- The Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development will be supported by Global Affairs Canada, with additional support from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.
- The Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion will be supported by Canadian Heritage, Women and Gender Equality Canada and Infrastructure Canada.
- The Minister of Rural Economic Development will be supported by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.
- The Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance will be supported by the Department of Finance Canada with additional support from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.