New cabinet sees addition of new words to ministers' titles

The new cabinet sworn in Wednesday included some new job titles, and people on Twitter debated the significance of the changes.
Catherine McKenna becomes minister for environment and climate change in Ottawa on Nov. 4, 2015.

The new cabinet sworn in Wednesday included some new job titles, which sparked plenty of reaction on Twitter.

The addition of 'climate change' and 'refugees' got the most attention.

The title of one minister reflected a shift in preferred language from 'aboriginal' to 'indigenous.'

Not everyone welcomed the change, though. 

The cabinet also included a new post: minister of science.

Some were left confused by the change. 

The minister of innovation, science and economic development has traditionally been known as the minister of industry.

Stephen Taylor, a conservative political consultant, wasn't impressed by the change. 

Others were happy to see lots of science.

And even a scientist.


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