The prime minister Justin Trudeau will announce on Friday a small cabinet reshuffle in order to find a successor to Jody Wilson-Raybould at the department of veterans affairs.
The prime minister’s office has confirmed to the canadian Press, the news reported by the CBC on Thursday night.
No member will be promoted within the council of ministers. The office of the prime minister, it was suggested Thursday night that the next minister of veterans affairs could come from Quebec.
Ms. Wilson-Raybould, who had been demoted to the ministry of Justice to the veterans during the cabinet reshuffle in January, has recently resigned from the council of ministers. It is the minister of Defence, Harjit Sajjan, who had inherited this folder temporarily.
On Wednesday, the former minister appeared before the standing committee of justice for the witness to have been pressured by the prime minister and his key advisers to put an end to the legal proceedings against the firm SNC-Lavalin.