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article imagePremier Rachel Notley and cabinet sworn in while thousands watch Special

By Paula Kirman     May 25, 2015 in Politics
Edmonton - Thousands of people packed the grounds of the Alberta Legislature to see Premier Rachel Notley and her cabinet be sworn in as the new government of Alberta.
Notley is the province's seventeenth premier and Alberta's first premier from the NDP.
From left: new cabinet ministers Shannon Phillips  Lori Sigurdson  Sarah Hoffman  Joe Ceci  and Davi...
From left: new cabinet ministers Shannon Phillips, Lori Sigurdson, Sarah Hoffman, Joe Ceci, and David Eggen.
Her cabinet was also introduced and sworn in. In addition to Notley, who is also Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations, the other eleven cabinet ministers include:
Brian Mason (Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood): Minister of Infrastructure and Minister of Transportation
Brian Mason is sworn in as a cabint minister.
Brian Mason is sworn in as a cabint minister.
David Eggen (Edmonton-Calder): Minister of Education and Minister of Culture and Tourism
Rachel Notley congratulations David Eggen after being sworn in as a cabinet minister.
Rachel Notley congratulations David Eggen after being sworn in as a cabinet minister.
Deron Bilous (Edmonton-Beverly-Clareview): Minister of Municipal Affairs and Minister of Service Alberta
Deron Bilous is sworn in as a cabinet minister.
Deron Bilous is sworn in as a cabinet minister.
Joe Ceci (Calgary-Fort): President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance
Margaret McCuaig-Boyd (Dunvegan-Central-Peace-Notley): Minister of Energy
Sarah Hoffman (Edmonton-Glenora): Minister of Health and Minister of Seniors
Kathleen Ganley (Calgary-Buffalo): Minister of Justice, Solicitor General, and Minister of Aboriginal Affairs
Lori Sigurdson (Edmonton-Riverview): Minister of Innovation and Advanced Education and Minister of jobs, skills, Training, and labour
Oneil Carlier (Whitecourt-Ste. Anne): Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
Shannon Phillips (Lethbridge West): Minister of Environment and Parks and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women
Irfan Sabir (Calgary-McCall): Minister of Human Services
Mason, Eggen, and Bilous were expected to be named as cabinet ministers as they are veteran NDP MLAs in addition to Notley.
After the ceremony, Notley and the MLAs and cabinet ministers roamed through the crowd to meet with people in attendance The festivities at the Legislature also included music and free frozen treats. This was the first time a swearing in was open to the public.
Thousands of people packed the Legislature grounds for the swearing in of Rachel Notley and her cabi...
Thousands of people packed the Legislature grounds for the swearing in of Rachel Notley and her cabinet on May 24, 2015.
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