Justin Trudeau unveils new cabinet, achieves gender parity

Prime Minister Trudeau introduced his new cabinet at Rideau Hall. The cabinet of 30 members includes 15 men and 15 women. Asked why it is important to have gender parity in his cabinet, the Prime Minister responded “Because its 2015”.

Trudeau’s front bench will include a mix of fresh faces and political veterans.

The Liberal cabinet shakes up some of the former cabinet configuration, with a new science portfolio and the renaming of others, including a families, children and social development department.

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