Aglukkaq takes environment post as Ottawa seeks to win over First Nations, U.S. on resource projects

Globe and Mail: Prime Minister Stephen Harper has moved his cabinet's lone aboriginal minister into the sensitive portfolio of Environment as the government works to win crucial First Nations' support for new pipelines and other resource-development projects. In the shuffle announced on Monday, Mr. Harper demoted former broadcaster Peter Kent to the back benches and appointed health minister Leona Aglukkaq to the critical post, where one of her first jobs will be to finalize long-promised federal regulations......

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