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SaltWire Right this moment – Thursday, July 20, 2023 | SaltWire
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Charlottetown is ready to play host to a revamped Trudeau cupboard.
Ottawa’s Hill Instances is reporting the Trudeau authorities plans to carry a cupboard retreat in P.E.I.’s capital Aug. 21-23. The Hill Instances additionally quoted a number of unnamed inside sources who advised a cupboard shuffle will happen inside the subsequent few weeks.
As well as, The Hill Instances story acknowledged a “vital quantity” of MPs elected throughout Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first time period in workplace in 2015 don’t plan to hunt re-election.
Cardigan MP Lawrence MacAulay is P.E.I.’s solely voice in cupboard and is the present minister of veterans affairs. MacAulay has been MP for Cardigan since 1988.
On July 19, when requested throughout an interview if he deliberate to attend the Charlottetown cupboard retreat, MacAulay responded with amusing.
“For the time being, it is my plan,” MacAulay mentioned. “However you recognize, (in) the British democratic system, you serve at will. We’ll see what takes place.”
Stu Neatby is a political reporter with SaltWire in Prince Edward Island. He may be reached by e mail at [email protected] and adopted on Twitter @stu_neatby.