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Trudeau shuffles cabinet committee members

By Emily Haws      

Labour Minister Patty Hajdu, Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr, and Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos have moved into new chair positions.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau explains his Aug. 28 cabinet shuffle. Behind him, from left, are Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott, Public Services and Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough, Sport and Persons with Disabilities Minister Kent Hehr, and Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O’Regan. The Hill Times file photograph

The prime minister quietly shuffled his cabinet committee membership last month in the wake of August’s cabinet shuffle, adding in new ministers and moving up Labour Minister Patty Hajdu, Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr, and Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos into chair positions.

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