Balance of cabinet excellence tipped in favour of women
By Sheila Copps Jul. 23, 2018
The good news is that the majority of his ministerial choices have been sound. With a few exceptions, most ministers have been able to move forward on an activist government agenda. His female roster is strong, capable and in charge of their files.
Just last week, Pablo Rodriguez replaced Mélanie Joly, pictured, as minister of Canadian Heritage. One man replaced one woman in a cabinet change. Joly did not lose her job, she was shuffled into a different portfolio. The Hill Time photograph by Andrew Meadee
OTTAWA—Barack Obama is not the only one who says men are getting on his nerves.
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