CBC News: Donald Arseneault, Victor Boudreau and Ed Doherty are leaving cabinet

Posted on: September 5th, 2017 by webmaster

September 05, 2017 9:49 AM

Brian Gallant drops 3 senior ministers in cabinet shuffle.

As Service New Brunswick minister, Doherty had been caught up in the controversy over property assessments. Doherty secured a narrow victory in 2014 following a recount.

Meanwhile, Boudreau had been a senior minister in the governments of Gallant and Shawn Graham. But he was also heavily criticized during the Atcon controversy and for his involvement with a campground in his riding.

Arseneault has served in a number of high-profile portfolios during the Graham and Gallant governments.

The exit of those long-time cabinet ministers is making room for three newcomers.

Benoit Bourque is moving into a high-profile position as minister of Health.

Read the full CBC article.