Clark and Cabinet Sworn In
Prince George, B.C.- Premier Christy Clark and her cabinet have been sworn in, although their time in those roles may be very short.
There is no change for Shirley Bond or Mike Morris. Bond remains Minister of Jobs,Tourism and Skills Development as well as Minister of Labour. Mike Morris holds on to his post as Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General.
New names to Cabinet include newly elected Ellis Ross. The former Chief of the Haisla has been named Minister of Natural Gas Development and Minister of Housing, two portfolios that used to be under the wing of Rich Coleman who takes over the post as Minister of Energy and Mines.
- Sam Sullivan, the former Mayor of Vancouver has been named Minister of Community Sport and Cultural Development.
- Jas Johal, a former journalist, has been named Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens Services
- Former Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Linda Reid, has been named Minister of Advanced Education
- Jordan Sturdy takes the post as Minister of the Environment
- Andrew Wilkinson moves from Ministry of Advanced Education to be the new Attorney General and Minister of Justice
- Norm Letnick remains as Minister of Agriculture
- Stephanie Cadieux remains as Minister of Children and Family Development
- Mike Bernier stays in the post as Minister of Education
- Mary Polak becomes the Minister of Health (formerly Minister of Environment)
- Mike de Jong remains Minister of Finance
- Steve Thomson is still the Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
- Donna Barnett is the Minister of State for Rural Economic Development
- Teresa Wat holds on to the post as Minster of International Trade and Minister Responsible for the Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism
- Coralee Oakes retains her position as Minister of Small Business and Red tape Reduction and Minister Responsible for the Liquor Distribution Branch
- Michelle Stillwell is the Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation
- Todd Stone remains as Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure.
The appointments may be very short lived. The Legislature has been recalled to work on June 22nd, and the Government could fall within days of that return to work