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Justin Trudeau's Cabinet Is Something To Be Proud Of, And This Facebook Post Is Proof

No, really, you HAVE to see number 27.
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Posted by The Huffington Post Canada on Thursday, 5 November 2015

Justin Trudeau is winning high marks for appointing a federal cabinet that includes Canadians from many walks of life.

And there's a viral Facebook post that does a great job of summarizing what people are so happy about.

Alana Phillips, a science writer and editor in Victoria, B.C., posted the following list to the social network site on Wednesday. It had been shared nearly 30,000 times as of Friday afternoon.

People seem to like my analysis of the new Canadian Cabinet Ministers. Feel free to share. #canadianeh

Posted by Alana Phillips on Wednesday, 4 November 2015

It lays out various reasons why Canadians can be proud (and even "smug") about the federal cabinet. Like the fact the health minister is a doctor. And our minister of defence is a war hero.

Beyond that, the 30-member cabinet (excluding the prime minister) achieves gender balance and includes four Sikh and two aboriginal ministers.

Of all the reasons Phillips cites, number 27 about Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains proposes a strong argument.

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