New Trade Minister with Fortier Loss

Prime Minister Stephen Harper said yesterday his Cabinet will only include elected parliamentarians, which means the former senator is all but out.

Michelle Collins
Published: Thursday, 10/16/2008 12:00 am EDT

International Trade Minister Michael Fortier's fate appeared all but sealed yesterday when Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced his next Cabinet will comprise only elected officials.

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.

Quick purchase

Purchase this week's edition of Embassy in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00

Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.

This Week's Issue
policy briefings