Jean Chretien conducts major cabinet shuffle

For your reference: a complete list of all ministers and secretaries of state
||Last Updated: 04/09/2003

Prime Minister Jean Chretien has conducted a major cabinet shuffle. A number of ministries, of course, are key for HR professionals – in particular the post of Human Resources minister, which remains headed up by Jane Stewart. She will stay on to continue the work on her job-skills agenda.

Here is the complete list of ministers and secretaries of state:


Human Resources

Jane Stewart


David Collenette


David Anderson

Government House Leader, Wheat Board, Metis and Non-Status Indians

Ralph Goodale


Sheila Copps

Deputy Prime Minister, Infrastructure and Crown Corporations
John Manley


Paul Martin


Art Eggleton


Anne McLellan


Allan Rock


Laurence MacAulay

Treasury Board

Lucienne Robillard

Justice and Attorney-General

Martin Cauchon

Privy Council President, Intergovernmental Affairs

Stephane Dion

International Trade

Pierre Pettigrew

Public Works, Government Services

Don Boudria

Agriculture and Agri-Food

Lyle Vanclief

Natural Resources

Herb Dhaliwal

Labour, Multiculturalism, Status of Women

Claudette Bradshaw

Indian Affairs, Northern Development

Robert Nault

National Revenue

Elinor Caplan

Citizenship and Immigration

Denis Coderre

Government Leader in the Senate and Minister with Special Responsibility for Palliative Care

Sharon Carstairs

Fisheries and Oceans

Robert Thibault

Veterans Affairs

Rey Pagtakhan

Foreign Affairs

William Graham

International Co-operation

Susan Whelan

Minister of State for Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Gerry Byrne

Secretaries of State

Children and Youth

Ethel Blondin-Andrew


David Kilgour

Rural Development, Federal Initiative for Northern Ontario

Andrew Mitchell

Science, Research and Development

Maurizio Bevilacqua

Amateur Sport, Deputy Government Leader

Paul DeVillers

Central and Eastern Europe and Middle East

Gar Knutson

Latin America and Africa, Francophonie

Denis Paradis

Economic Development Agency of Canada for Regions of Quebec

Claude Drouin

International Financial Institutions

John McCallum

Western Economic Diversification, Indian Affairs and Northern Development

Stephen Owen

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