Carr replaces McKenna as chair of powerful defence committee

As membership revealed, sources say shipbuilding scuffles prompted secrecy.

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Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr and Environment Minister Catherine McKenna.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 02/24/2016 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 02/24/2016 1:46 am EST

The Liberal government has finally revealed which ministers sit on a powerful cabinet committee that is vetting major defence procurement files like new fighter jets and frigates.

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