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After Scott Brison resignation, Ottawa abuzz with speculation about Monday cabinet shuffle

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OTTAWA - Political Ottawa is abuzz with speculation today about how Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will reshape his cabinet Monday after the unexpected resignation of longtime Liberal Scott Brison from his post as Treasury Board president.
The cabinet shuffle is expected to be small, with as few adjustments as possible to fill the void of Brison's departure.
But given the internal importance of Treasury Board when it comes to government spending, the shuffle is expected to include at least one big name.
Brison's departure also leaves Trudeau's cabinet without representation from Nova Scotia...
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Justin Trudeau to make ‘Corner Gas Animated' cameo, Brent Butt tweets

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OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau will follow in the footsteps of two previous prime ministers by appearing in an episode of “Corner Gas.”
The show's Facebook page said on Saturday that Trudeau will play himself on an episode of “Corner Gas Animated” when its second season debuts this spring on The Comedy Network.
A photograph accompanies the post, showing Trudeau in his Parliament Hill office with sound technicians and “Corner Gas” star and creator Brent Butt.
Former prime ministers Paul Martin and Stephen Harper also made brief appearances on the live-action version of “Corner Gas,” which ran for...
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