JUSTIN TRUDEAU’S NEW CABINET, named this week, is a head-scratcher.
Instead, it has become a lot like the Canadian Senate in that appointments to cabinet are regionally based rewards.
Why else would we need three dozen cabinet ministers beneath the prime minister, each of them drawing extra salary and employing extra staff?
James Peters is the radio anchor at CFJC, coming to Kamloops in 2006. He anchors the afternoon news on B-100 and 98.3 CIFM, and contributes weekly editorials to the CFJC Evening News. He tweets regularly @Jamloops.