Quebec ministers and their new cabinet posts

Pierre Moreau, the province's new education minister, is among those taking on key roles in Philippe Couillard's new cabinet. Check out a complete list of the new and old faces taking on ministerial positions.

2 new positions created, 3 more women in Liberal cabinet

Pierre Moreau takes over the challenging education portfolio as part of Thursday's cabinet shuffle. (Jacques Boissinot/Canadian Press)

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard has shuffled his cabinet, just in time for the start of a new legislative session.

New to the cabinet is Dominique Anglade, as minister of the economy, while Robert Poëti no longer holds a minister position.

There are 28 ministers that make up this cabinet, two more than before.

New positions

Economy, Innovation and Exports: Dominique Anglade

Education: Pierre Moreau

Municipal Affairs and Public Safety: Martin Coiteux

Transport: Jacques Daoust

​Labour and Social Solidarity: François Blais

​Employment: Dominique Vien

​Family: Sébastien Proulx

​Seniors: Francine Charbonneau

President of Treasury Board: Sam Hamad

​​Small and Medium Enterprises, Status of Women: Lise Thériault

​Access to Information and Democratic Reform: Rita de Santis

​Tourism: Julie Boulet

Sports and recreation: Luc Fortin

​Staying in place

Health and Social Services: Gaétan Barrette

Finance: Carlos Leitao

​Energy and Natural Resources: Pierre Arcand

Mines: Luc Blanchette

Youth Protection and Public Health: Lucie Charlebois

Justice: Stéphanie Vallée

Immigration: Kathleen Weil

​International Relations: Christine St-Pierre

Agriculture: Pierre Paradis

Forests, Wildlife and Parks: Laurent Lessard

Native Affairs: Geoffrey Kelley

Environment: David Heurtel

​Canadian Intergovernmental Affairs: Jean-Marc Fournier

Culture: Hélène David

Maritime Strategy: Jean D'Amour


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