Hon. Kirsty Duncan – Minister of Science
• MP for Etobicoke North
• MP since 2008
• Formerly associate professor of health studies at the University of Toronto
• Served on the Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
• Holds a doctorate in geography from the University of Edinburgh
Priorities: Boost investment in basic research; appoint an independent Science Advisor.
Hon. Navdeep Bains – Minister of Innovation, Science & Economic Development
• MP for Mississauga-Malton
• MP for Mississauga-Brampton South from 2004 to 2011
• Holds an MBA with a specialization in finance
• Certified Management Accountant
• Worked for the Ford Motor Company of Canada
Priorities: Ensure adequate funding and independence of Statistics Canada.
Hon. MaryAnn Mihychuk - Minister for Employment, Workforce Development & Labour
• MP for Kildonan-St. Paul
• Former member of the Manitoba Legislature and former NDP minister from 1995 to 2004
• Served as Minister of Industry, Trade and Mines and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs
• Holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Winnipeg and a Master’s in Geology from
Priorities: Repeal Bill C-377; improve the Canada Student Loans and Canada Study Grants programs; expand training and educational opportunities.