As part of a cabinet reshuffle at the British government following the general election on June 7, Stephen Byers has been appointed as Secretary of State in the remodelled Department for Transport, Local Government & the Regions, replacing the Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott. John Spellar becomes Minister for Transport, in place of Lord Macdonald, supported by David Jamieson as Under Secretary of State.

Executive Vice President, Commercial, Hugh MacDiarmid left Canadian Pacific Railway at the end of June. Ed Dodge has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Jacques C