A few changes in new cabinet

Climate Change Law Practice Group Blog

May 18, 2011

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced his new cabinet on Wednesday. The key appointments related to energy and environment include:

  • Peter Kent stays as Environment Minister
  • Jim Flaherty stays as Finance Minister
  • Christian Paradis (formerly Natural Resources Minister) takes over as Industry Minister from Tony Clement
  • Joe Oliver (a rookie MP from Toronto and the former executive director of the Ontario Securities Commission) takes over as Natural Resources Minister from Christian Paradis