Trudeau promises equal number of men, women in cabinet

Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau walks from the parliament to give a press conference in Ottawa on October 20, 2015Canada’s prime minister-elect Justin Trudeau pledged Tuesday to announce his first cabinet in November, adding that it will include an equal number of men and women. The new cabinet will be announced on November 4 — the same day Trudeau officially becomes prime minister after a transition from the previous administration. Outgoing prime minister Stephen Harper had 12 women in his last 38-member cabinet.

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