Quebec announces new ministers under Liberal gov't

Quebec's newly elected Premier unveiled his new cabinet on Wednesday.

According to CBC News, 26 Liberal MNAs will take various ministerial positions.

Philippe Couillard has named Carlos Leitao as the Minister of Finance, while Gaétan Barrette will lead The Health and Social Services Ministry.

For Public Security, Lisa Thériault will take office - making her the first woman in the province's political history to serve that position.

The appointments were announced at Couillard’s swearing-in ceremony in Quebec City's National Assembly. It was run by the province's Lieutenant-Governor Pierre Duchesne.