Canada's Harper names Moore industry minister

Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:33am EDT
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OTTAWA, July 15 (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper named James Moore, a rising star in the Conservative government, as industry minister, giving him responsibility to review major foreign takeovers of Canadian companies and for telecommunications.

Moore was heritage minister for almost five years.