Only 2 ministers keep posts as Wall shuffles cabinet
Published Friday, May 25, 2012 12:04PM CST
Last Updated Monday, June 11, 2012 4:09PM CST
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall shuffled his cabinet Friday morning.
The changes were announced during a ceremony at Government House in Regina.
Only two ministers are keeping their former positions after the change up. June Draude will remain in charge of social services, and Ken Krawetz will continue to oversee finance.
Eight MLAs have been shuffled around, including Ken Chevaldayoff, who will now oversee the environment duties, and Dustin Duncan, the new health minister. Don Morgan is moving to the advanced education post and Gord Wyant will succeed him as justice minister.
Meanwhile, former health minister Don McMorris has been moved to the highways and infrastructure post.
Bob Bjornerud earlier announced his plan to retire as agriculture minister. He will be replaced by Lyle Stewart. He's one of three former ministers who are returning to the cabinet.
Other veteran ministers are also out of the cabinet, including Rob Norris and Yogi Huyghebaert.
This is a full list of the new position postings:
Bill Boyd – Minister of the Economy and Minister responsible for SaskPower.
Tim McMillan - Minister responsible for Energy and Resources, Tourism Saskatchewan and Trade within the Economy ministry.
Don McMorris - Minister of Highways and Infrastructure and Minister responsible for SaskTel, Saskatchewan Transportation Corporation, Saskatchewan Gaming Corporation and Information Services Corporation.
Ken Krawetz - Deputy Premier and Finance Minister.
June Draude - Minister of Social Services and Minister responsible for the Status of Women.
Dustin Duncan - Minister of Health.
Randy Weekes - Minister responsible for Rural and Remote Health under the Health ministry.
Gord Wyant - Minister of Justice and Attorney General.
Russ Marchuk - Minister of Education.
Kevin Doherty - Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport, and Minister responsible for the Provincial Capital Commission.
Lyle Stewart - Minister of Agriculture and Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation.
Christine Tell - Minister responsible for Corrections and Policing under the Justice ministry.
Nancy Heppner - Minister of Central Services.
Ken Cheveldayoff - Minister of Environment and Minister responsible for SaskWater.
Don Morgan - Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety and becomes Minister of Advanced Education.
Donna Harpauer - Minister of Crown Investments and Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Government Insurance and the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority.
Jim Reiter - Minister of Government Relations and Minister responsible for First Nations, Metis and Northern Affairs.
For more on the shuffle, visit the Government of Saskatchewan's website.