The Canadian Press

2015-04-29 | Manitoba Cabinet Shuffle

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Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger has elevated two backbenchers in a cabinet shuffle today. Tom Nevakshonoff (neh-VAKK'-shuh-noff) and Mohinder Saran are joining the front benches. Saran played a key role in Selinger's survival of a caucus revolt, by delivering constituency delegates for Selinger's campaign. But the premier says Saran is being promoted for other reasons. (None of the five former cabinet ministers who challenged Selinger's leadership are part of the new cabinet. Selinger says he offered a post to Theresa Oswald, but she turned him down.)

Date: 2015-04-29
Placeline: WINNIPEG.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I thought it was very important that we continue to increase the diversity in our cabinet and he represents the first indo-canadian ever being in a cabinet in the history of Manitoba and I thought that was a very important move but I thought he would do it very well in that role >>


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