PEI

P.E.I. cabinet shuffle: Sonny Gallant and Pat Murphy in, Richard Brown out

MLAs Sonny Gallant and Pat Murphy were sworn into P.E.I.'s cabinet on Wednesday afternoon.

New portfolio created for Minister of Rural and Regional Development

Pat W. Murphy is sworn in to cabinet while Sonny Gallant looks on. (Kerry Campbell/CBC)

MLAs Sonny Gallant and Pat Murphy were sworn into P.E.I.'s cabinet on Wednesday afternoon.

Gallant is taking over from Richard Brown as the Minister of Workforce and Advanced Learning.

Murphy took on a newly created portfolio as the Minister of Rural and Regional Development.

11 now in cabinet

With the changes, cabinet now consists of: 

  • Premier Wade MacLauchlan: Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, Intergovernmental Affairs, Aboriginal Affairs, Acadian and Francophone Affairs, Labour.
  • Doug Currie: Education, Early Learning and Culture.
  • Alan McIsaac: Agriculture and Fisheries.
  • Allen Roach: Finance.
  • Robert Henderson: Health and Wellness
  • Paula Biggar: Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy.
  • Robert Mitchell: Communities, Land and Environment.
  • Heath MacDonald: Economic Development and Tourism.
  • Tina Mundy: Family and Human Services.
  • Sonny Gallant: Workforce and Advance Learning.
  • Pat Murphy: Rural and Regional Development.

With files from Kerry Campbell

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