(Fort McMurray-Conklin MLA Don Scott is sworn in as Associate Minister Accountability, Transparency
and Transformation Tuesday afternoon.)
Premier Alison Redford unveiling her new cabinet.
Local MLA Don Scott was named Associate Minister of Accountability, Transparency & Transformation, reporting to Minister of Service Alberta.
While fellow Wood Buffalo representative, Mike Allen was named to the Treasury Board.
Allen calling it a positive announcement for our region.
"The Premier has to make a decision and form her cabinet based on the skill sets she's looking for, and considering the best for all of the province, certainly our first meetings with caucus and meetings with these caucus members, I know every member that's been appointed to cabinet and I know they're all strong advocates for us as well, so we will continue to work with them and drive the issues of wood Buffalo forward at their level, " said Allen.
Here is the new PC cabinet:
Deputy Premier - Thomas Lukaszuk
Minister of Finance -Doug Horner
Minister of Human Services - Dave Hancock (unchanged)
Cal Dallas - Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations
Diana McQueen - Minister of Environment and Water (unchanged)
Fred Horne - Minister of Health (unchanged)
Ken Hughes - Minister of Energy
Jeff Johnstone - Minister of Education
Verlyn Olson - Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
Jonathon Denis - Minister of Justice and Solicitor General
Doug Griffiths - Minister of Municipal Affairs (unchanged)
Heather Klimchuk - Minister of Culture
Wayne Drysdale - Minister of Infrastructure
Stephen Khan - Minister of Enterprise and Advanced Education
Ric McIver - Minister of Transportation
Christine Cusanelli - Minister of Parks, Tourism and Recreation
More to come...