Trudeau shuffles Canadian cabinet, maintains gender balance

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Trudeau shuffles Canadian cabinet, maintains gender balance

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a press conference with members of his new cabinet in Ottawa, Canada, October 26, 2021 (AFP) - Daily Sabah

Maintaining that he intends to lead his party into the next election, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Tuesday overhauled his gender balanced cabinet, naming women to the foreign affairs and defense posts.

Trudeau named Mélanie Joly as foreign minister and Anita Anand as defense minister. Chrystia Freeland retains her positions as deputy prime minister and finance minister.

Women make up half of the Cabinet, as they have done since Trudeau’s Liberal government was first elected in 2015.

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