Canadian PM Justin Trudeau holds major cabinet shuffle


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has overhauled his cabinet with significant changes across multiple ministries. It comes after Mr Trudeau’s Liberals won a minority government in last month’s snap federal election. Of the 38 cabinet members sworn-in on Tuesday, fewer than 10 remain in their prior roles. As part of the shuffle, Canada will see a new defence minister as the military faces a sexual misconduct crisis. Former defence minister Harjit Sajjan is out of the role after six years, following calls for his removal over the ongoing military scandal. Since last February, multiple current and past senior military leaders have been investigated over claims of inappropriate behaviour. Some remain on leave.(BBC)…[+]