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Fedeli returns to familiar role in cabinet

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Vic Fedeli, MPP for Nipissing, is back as Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade.

He returns to the role he held before the provincial election.

Fedeli is also back as chair of cabinet.

He took his oath on the steps of Queen’s Park Friday morning, just moments after Premier Doug Ford and new Health Minister and Deputy Premier Sylvia Jones.

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Jones takes on those roles from Christine Elliott who didn’t run for re-election.

Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry has been divvied up with newly elected Timmins-James Bay MPP George Pirie the new Minister of Mines, with a mandate to develop the ring of fire. 

Parry Sound-Muskoka MPP Graydon Smith is Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry while Greg Rickford, MPP for Kenora-Rainey River is Minister of Northern Development and returns as Minister of Indigenous Affairs.

A number of other familiar names retained their cabinet portfolios.

Stephen Lecce returns as Education Minister, Peter Bethlenfalvy as Minister of Finance and Caroline Mulroney as Transportation Minister. 

Ford has announced a rare summer session in the Ontario Legislature so that the budget can be passed.

**With files from Casey Kenny

 

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