Lethbridge MP Rick Casson is now a member of the Queen\'s Privy Council.
Lethbridge MP Rick Casson is now a member of the Queen's Privy Council. He was appointed in a late afternoon ceremony by Canada's newly sworn-in Governor General, David Johnston. The Privy Council includes all past and present Ministers as well as a number of select people who are recommended by the Prime Minister. Casson, who now carries the official designation of "Honourable" says the appointment is "unexpected and very special."