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Opposition names new ISED critics

telecom | 04/08/2016 6:16 pm EDT

The Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development has a new Opposition critic after interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose shuffled her shadow cabinet Friday. According to a press release, Diane Finley, formerly the deputy Innovation critic, was promoted to replace Maxime Bernier, who filed papers to run in the Conservative leadership race on Thursday. “I, along with all Conservatives, welcome MP Bernier’s announcement to seek the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada. As a member of Parliament and cabinet minister, Maxime worked tirelessly for his constituents in Beauce and indeed, all Canadians. ‎I would like to wish him well as he pursues the leadership of our party," Ambrose said in the press release. Alex Nuttall was named the new deputy critic for Innovation. Nuttall is also taking...