Ottawa, Ontario - September 19, 2017

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on changes to the Parliamentary Secretaries:

Alaina Lockhart becomes Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business and Tourism.

Joël Lightbound, currently Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, becomes Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance.

Bill Blair, currently Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, becomes Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and to the Minister of Health.

Don Rusnak becomes Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services.

Yvonne Jones, currently Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, becomes Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs.

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