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No more industry minister, Bains becomes innovation minister

Media | 11/04/2015 10:30 pm EST

Navdeep Bains, MP for the Ontario riding of Mississauga-Malton, was named minister of innovation, science and economic development on Wednesday, a post intended to replace what was previously the position of industry minister. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet were sworn in Wednesday, following the election of a Liberal government on Oct. 19. Though the 31-member cabinet did not include an industry minister, Privy Council Office spokesman Raymond Rivet confirmed in an email that the new innovation, science and economic development minister is the working title for the minister of...