Peter Penashue - Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, and President Of Privy Council.
Labrador MP Peter Penashue has been appointed to Federal cabinet as the new Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs…and President Of Privy Council. He is the first Labrador Innu to be given a cabinet post and the first politician from Newfoundland and Labrador to sit in cabinet since 2008. He was the only Conservative from this province to win a seat in the federal election. Peter Penashue joins us by telephone from Ottawa.