Karina Gould becomes Canadian Minister of Democratic Institutions

Congratulations to Karina Gould (MPhil International Relations, 2011) who has been appointed as Minister of Democratic Institutions in Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet shuffle yesterday.

As Minister, she is tasked with implementing her party’s pledge to reform Canada’s ‘first past the post’ electoral system.  You can read about some of the challenges that this could involve in articles by the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail and Macleans magazine.