N.L. Premier Releases Ministerial Mandate Letters
Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball has publicly released the departmental mandate letters, which ministers received after being sworn in.
This follows the same practice that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau undertook with his federal cabinet ministers.
In the letters, Ball outlined his government’s priorities and gives ministers direction for each department.
“We have important work ahead that will require exceptional leadership from our Cabinet as we take on the difficult ...
Hunter Tootoo Named Minister of Fisheries and Oceans
Rookie Nunavut MP Hunter Tootoo has been named minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new cabinet.
Tootoo served in Nunavut's legislative assembly from 1999 until 2013. He defeated Conservative MP Leona Aglukkaq in the federal election last month.
Rumours were widespread that Newfoundland and Labrador veteran MP Judy Foote might be in line for the fisheries portfolio, but she was appointed Minister of Public Services and ...