Cabinet shuffle expected after Bains' exit in Canada

Owing to Covid-19 the shuffle will be expected through a virtual meeting on Tuesday

Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry in Canada's cabinet, Navdeep Bains decided to not stand in the next elections. Bains is leaving the cabinet as reported by CBC News.

After his exit from the cabinet, the Prime Minister of Canada, Justice Trudeau is likely to shuffle the portfolios. Fran├žois-Philippe Champagne who looks after Foreign Affairs is expected to replace Bains as per sources.

Similarly, Marc Garneau, the Transport Minister is likely to look after Foreign Affairs. The charge of Transport Ministry will be handed over to Omar Alghabra.

Owing to Covid-19 the shuffle will be expected through a virtual meeting on Tuesday.

Earlier, the cabinet was shuffled after the former Finance Minster Bill Morneau stepped down in August last year. He was replaced by Chrystia Freeland who was then Deputy Prime Minister and Intergovernmental Affairs minister

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