MP Ed Fast relinquishes foreign affairs role

Abbotsford member of parliament remains Minister of International Trade.

Abbotsford MP Ed Fast speaks at the 2014 Fraser Valley Economic Summit.

Abbotsford MP Ed Fast speaks at the 2014 Fraser Valley Economic Summit.

Abbotsford MP Ed Fast has relinquished acting duties as minister of foreign affairs after a cabinet shuffle Monday.

Fast, Canada’s minister of international trade, had temporarily taken over foreign affairs duties following the surprise resignation of John Baird last week.

Rob Nicholson was named Canada’s new Foreign Affairs Ministers. Fast remains as minister of international trade.

Fast led a trade mission to South Korea last week.