Po­lit­i­cal Ot­tawa abuzz with spec­u­la­tion about cab­i­net shuf­fle to­day

The Western Star - - CANADA -

OT­TAWA — Po­lit­i­cal Ot­tawa is abuzz with spec­u­la­tion about how Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau will re­shape his cab­i­net to­day after the un­ex­pected res­ig­na­tion of long­time Lib­eral Scott Bri­son from his post as Trea­sury Board pres­i­dent. The cab­i­net shuf­fle is ex­pected to be small, with as few ad­just­ments as pos­si­ble to fill the void of Bri­son’s de­par­ture. But given the in­ter­nal im­por­tance of Trea­sury Board when it comes to gov­ern­ment spend­ing, the shuf­fle is ex­pected to in­clude at least one big name.

Bri­son’s de­par­ture also leaves Trudeau’s cab­i­net with­out rep­re­sen­ta­tion from Nova Sco­tia — a hole ex­pected to be filled to­day as part of the shuf­fle.

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