Colin Hansen replaces Kevin Falcon as health minister
B.C. finance ministerColin Hansen has been appointed health minister, replacing Liberal leadership candidate Kevin Falcon.
The office of the premier announced the appointment today (November 30) following the launch of Falcon’s campaign to become the party’s next leader and succeed Premier Gordon Campbell.
Hansen will continue being responsible for the finance portfolio.
The cabinet shuffle is just the latest in a series of changes as high-profile Liberal MLAs have been stepping down to enter the leadership contest.
Former cabinet ministers George Abbott and Moira Stilwell have also announced their candidacy.
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