The new minister’s appointment comes as part of a cabinet shakeup within Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party.
The departure of Joyce Murray from her role as the fisheries minister of Canada could also mean changes to the Canadian government’s plans to transition away from netpen salmon farming in the province of British Columbia by 2025.
Diane Lebouthillier will take over as Canada’s fisheries minister from Murray, who said Tuesday she will not seek re-election, and leaves behind both controversy and uncertainty when it comes to the country’s future salmon farming industry.
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