New Indian Affairs Minister expected to be announced

MP Chuck Strahl in the House of Commons

Big news out of Ottawa.

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is expected to announce a mini-shuffle of his cabinet on Friday.  According to a Globe & Mail reportJohn Duncan will replace Chuck Strahl as Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs.

Strahl is rumoured to be moving up to Government House Leader, a position left open since Jay Hill announced last month that he would not run in the next election.

It will be interesting to see how First Nation leaders react in the coming days.

Stay tuned…

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