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Cabinet shuffle stalled creation of mining ombudsperson, feds now moving ‘rapidly’ on file: McKay

‘I don’t think we as a party can go to the electorate in 2019 without something up and functioning,’ says the veteran Liberal MP.

International Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne took over responsibility for looking into an ombudsman for the extractive sector, a Liberal campaign promise, after a January cabinet shuffle that moved Chrystia Freeland into the Foreign Affairs portfolio. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia, The Hill Times file photograph

PUBLISHED :Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 12:00 AM

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