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Liberal Cabinet swearing in at Rideau Hall, Nov. 4, 2015

Boarding the bus to take him to their first Cabinet meeting, Mr. Trudeau kisses his wife, while CBC's Peter Mansbridge looks on from aboard. Mr. Mansbridge had been granted exclusive access to parts of the Liberals' first day in power.

The Hill Times photograph by Steve Gerecke

Afterwards Mr. Trudeau and his wife made their way down the lane greeting onlookers that had been standing outside all morning, waiting to catch a glimpse.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

"Because it's 2015," said Mr. Trudeau, to a question about the diverse makeup of his Cabinet.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

"Because it's 2015," said Mr. Trudeau, to a question about the diverse makeup of his Cabinet.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's first media availability following the ceremony, backed by his team.

After being sworn in, the Liberal Cabinet lined up for a photo opportunity. Meanwhile CTV's Richard Madan attempts to get a few questions in as they pass.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Media were set up all around Rideau Hall to carry live coverage of the swearing in. Earnscliffe's Elly Alboim and Environics' Greg MacEachern with CBC The House host Chris Hall.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The Prime Minister's director of communications Kate Purchase and PMO chief of staff Katie Telford.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The Prime Minister's principal secretary Gerald Butts.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The Prime Minister's principal secretary Gerald Butts.

As the new Liberal Cabinet approached Rideau Hall the Trudeaus' children who had been waiting by the fountain, rushed up to greet their parents Justin Trudeau and Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau.

The Prime Minister's principal secretary Gerald Butts.

As the new Liberal Cabinet approached Rideau Hall the Trudeaus' children who had been waiting by the fountain, rushed up to greet their parents Justin Trudeau and Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau.

The scenes on the grounds of Rideau Hall on Nov. 4, 2015. Estimates put the crowd at between 3,500 and 4,000 people. Large television screens were set up so they could watch the ceremony going on inside.

The Hill Times photograph by Steve Gerecke