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Justin Trudeau, Governor General Mary May Simon and members of the newly announced cabinet on October 26, 2021 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

After a major cabinet shuffle, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government has a new look

Politics Insider for Oct. 27, 2021: Major changes and new faces in cabinet; an unimpressed Erin O’Toole; and a worried Alberta
Garneau listens to a reporter's question following an announcement in Ottawa on Feb. 27, 2020 (CP/Adrian Wyld)

The calm hand of Marc Garneau

Whether his new post is a prime opportunity or a headache in the waiting, Garneau’s surprise move to global affairs is a vote of confidence in his steadiness
Trudeau, Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Alghabra enter a transit maintenance facility in Mississauga, Ont., on March 21, 2019 (CP/Christopher Katsarov)

Omar Alghabra’s path to federal cabinet

The new Transport Minister has spent years handling tough ’no-win’ assignments and juggling competing interests behind the scenes, say colleagues
Champagne arrives on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Oct. 5, 2020 (CP/Sean Kilpatrick)

Another tiny perfect cabinet shuffle

Paul Wells: Industry is a good fit for the ambitious Champagne. Garneau will be a dignified presence in foreign affairs. And making an impact will be a huge task for either of them.

Chrystia Freeland should have remained Minister of Foreign Affairs

Marcus Kolga: Canada cannot afford to be placing its foreign policy in the hands of anyone other than the very best
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Indigenous leaders are less than thrilled with Trudeau’s cabinet moves

Jane Philpott won respect as Indigenous services minister. Can Seamus O’Regan—a pal of the PM who has yet to distinguish himself in cabinet—fill her shoes?

Trudeau on the cabinet shuffle, including today’s big move up—and down

On a day of surprising new postings—including an unexpected new justice minister—here’s what the PM had to say to reporters in Ottawa
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The sad truth about cabinet shuffles: They don’t matter

Opinion: History—not to mention Ottawa’s centralized form of government—suggests that cabinet shuffles are irrelevant for nearly everyone outside official Ottawa
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The cabinet shuffle: Trudeau channels his inner Chrétien

Paul Wells: The prime minister has put away his sunny ways in favour of darker things—and a new cabinet that is built for survival
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Why cabinet shuffles are a lot like weddings and graduations

The scene at Rideau Hall: Nicely dressed people cheering on strangers who have unlocked new life achievements