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New health minister praised by rivals and Liberals, but has a steep learning curve ahead, says critic

'I was a bit in shock' about the promotion, says Ginette Petitpas Taylor, but it 'made sense' with her mental-health experience.

Ginette Petitpas Taylor, third from right, has been praised for her people skills and ability to communicate on complex issues, from politicos in multiple parties. She is pictured here at a House committee meeting with, from right, Liberal MPs Anita Vandenbeld, David Graham, Ruby Sahota, and Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 12:00 AM

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