Office of the Premier

Byrne undergoing surgery / Keir, Lamrock to assume duties (09/05/05)

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May 5, 2009

FREDERICTON (CNB) - Business New Brunswick Minister Greg Byrne is in hospital and will be undergoing surgery. He is in good spirits and is expected to make a full recovery.

Byrne, who is also minister responsible for the Population Growth Secretariat, Service New Brunswick and Communications New Brunswick, will be replaced temporarily by Energy Minister Jack Keir in those roles. Education Minister Kelly Lamrock will take over his duties about the Erin Walsh case file for the Office of the Attorney General. These appointments are effective immediately.


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