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Francois Legault to be sworn in as Quebec premier, announce cabinet

Francois Legault to be sworn in as Quebec premier, announce cabinet
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QUEBEC - Coalition Avenir Quebec Leader Francois Legault is set to be sworn in as premier today and unveil what is expected to be a gender-balanced cabinet.

An announcement is scheduled for 2 p.m., followed by a speech.

Legault has said he will form a small cabinet of between 20 and 25 ministers that will include a mix of newcomers and veterans, ensure regional representation and be composed equally of women and men.

Legault s party swept to victory in the Oct. 1 provincial election, winning 74 of the legislature s 125 seats.
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