‘A lot I can bring to the table’: 2nd New Brunswick MP joins Trudeau cabinet
Ginette Petitpas Taylor, MP for Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe, named health minister in cabinet shuffle.
New Brunswick MP Ginette Petitpas Taylor, named Canada’s minister of health in a cabinet shuffle Monday, says she will draw on her social work experience in her new portfolio.
Petitpas Taylor, the Liberal MP for Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe, was sworn in during a lunch-hour ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Petitpas Taylor is the second New Brunswicker to take a seat in the cabinet of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, after Beauséjour MP Dominic LeBlanc, minister of fisheries, oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard.
Petitpas Taylor succeeds Jane Philpott, who is now minister of Indigenous services, responsible for providing services to non-self-governing communities.
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