Whether Chrystia Freeland's new roles in Justin Trudeau's cabinet are a promotion or a dead end depends on where party and regional alliances can be built.
Her track record suggests Andrews is likely to be a strong advocate and effective representative for the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) sector. But many challenges remain.
With a federal election next year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has shuffled his cabinet. What do the new faces in new jobs tell us about where the government feels it could be challenged?