OTTAWA – A look at the changes announced Monday to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s federal Liberal cabinet table:
— The existing department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs is being replaced by two new departments: former Indigenous minister Carolyn Bennett becomes minister of Crown-Indigenous relations and northern affairs, while Jane Philpott leaves Health to become minister of Indigenous services.
— Kent Hehr leaves Veterans Affairs to become minister of sport and persons with disabilities.
— Carla Qualtrough vacates Sport and Persons with Disabilities to take over from the retiring Judy Foote as minister of public services and procurement.
— Ginette Petitpas Taylor, formerly parliamentary secretary to the minister of finance, becomes health minister.
— Newfoundland and Labrador MP Seamus O’Regan joins cabinet as veterans affairs minister.