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October 27, 2017 3:43 pm

Doherty Renamed to Shadow Cabinet

Thursday, August 31, 2017 @ 5:45 AM

Prince George, B.C. – Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty has been reappointed as Conservative Shadow Minister for Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard.

Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty

He’s also been reappointed to the role of critic for Asia-Pacific Gateway – a role he previously held from 2015-2016. For the full list click here.

Doherty said he’s “honoured” to take on the roles on behalf of his constituents and couldn’t resist taking a shot at the prime minister.

“Justin Trudeau claims the best of intentions, but his policies hurt the very people they are supposed to help. As we prepare for a busy fall session, I am confident that our team will share our positive Conservative vision while standing up to Liberal overspending and higher costs passed onto businesses, families and individuals.”

And while Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies Conservative MP Bob Zimmer wasn’t assigned a role in the new Shadow Cabinet, he was appointed chair of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.

The House of Commons returns Sept. 18.


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