Cabinet shuffle: Baird to Foreign Affairs
Stephen Harper unveiled his new Cabinet Wednesday, promoting John Baird and Tony Clement and bringing Maxime Bernier back into the fold in a junior role. The new Cabinet also brings many newcomers in as ministers of state.
“It’s the right mix of experience and new blood,” the Prime Minister said in a release.
Mr. Baird becomes minister of Foreign Affairs, while Mr. Clement becomes president of the Treasury Board.
Live blog: Revealing the new Cabinet
Photo: Conservative MP John Baird (L) arrives for a cabinet shuffle at Rideau Hall in Ottawa May 18, 2011. (Chris Wattie/Reuters)
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