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Cabinet Ministers are the most powerful elected officials in government. They are sworn to the Privy Council and are bound by collective responsibility. They work with their staffs to set policies for their ministries and present (or defend) those policies in the House of Commons. They shepherd their bills through various readings and committees before having their bills votes into law. Cabinet members are 7th on the Canadian Order of Precedence.

Below you will find a list of the members of the Canadian Cabinet in order of seniority as of January 12, 2021.


  • The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau
    Prime Minister

  • The Honourable Chrystia Freeland
    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs

  • The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay
    Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence

  • The Honourable Carolyn Bennett
    Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations

  • The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc
    President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada

  • The Honourable Bill Morneau
    Minister of Finance

  • The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos
    President of the Treasury Board

  • The Honourable Marc Garneau
    Minister of Foreign Affairs

  • The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau
    Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food

  • The Honourable Jim Carr
    Special Representative for the Prairies

  • The Honourable Mélanie Joly
    Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages

  • The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier
    Minister of National Revenue

  • The Honourable Catherine McKenna
    Minister of Infrastructure and Communities

  • LCol (Ret'd) The Honourable Harjit Sajjan
    Minister of National Defence

  • The Honourable Maryam Monsef
    Minister of Women, Gender Equality, and Rural Economic Development

  • The Honourable Carla Qualtrough
    Minister of Employment, Workforce Development, and Disability Inclusion

  • The Honourable Patty Hajdu
    Minister of Health

  • The Honourable Bardish Chagger
    Minister of Diversity, Inclusion, and Youth

  • The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne
    Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry

  • The Honourable Karina Gould
    Minister of International Development

  • The Honourable Ahmed Hussen
    Minister of Families, Children, and Social Development

  • The Honourable Seamus O’Regan
    Minister of Natural Resources

  • The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez
    Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

  • The Honourable Bill Blair
    Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

  • The Honourable Mary Ng
    Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion, and International Trade

  • The Honourable Filomena Tassi
    Minister of Labour

  • The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson
    Minister of the Environment and Climate Change

  • The Honourable David Lametti
    Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

  • The Honourable Bernadette Jordan
    Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard

  • The Honourable Joyce Murray
    Minister of Digital Government

  • The Honourable Anita Anand
    Minister of Public Services and Procurement

  • The Honourable Mona Fortier
    Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance

  • The Honourable Steven Guilbeault
    Minister of Canadian Heritage

  • The Honourable Marco Mendicino
    Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship

  • The Honourable Marc Miller
    Minister of Indigenous Services

  • The Honourable Deb Schulte
    Minister of Seniors

  • The Honourable Dan Vandal
    Minister of Northern Affairs

  • The Honourable Omar Aghabra
    Minister of Transport

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See also
Order of Precedence

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