The Liberal Party is projected to form a new government, and one of Justin Trudeau’s first major tasks as prime minister will be to select his cabinet ministers.

Here’s a list of Liberal Party members who could be tapped for those positions:

Stephane Dion

MP Stephane Dion

Dion has served as an MP for the Montreal riding of Saint-Laurent-Cartierville for nearly 20 years. The former academic stepped down as Liberal leader after a failed bid to carry the party to an election win in 2008. Dion has previous experience as a cabinet minister, overseeing Intergovernmental Affairs under Jean Chretien and the Environment Ministry under Paul Martin.

Wayne Easter

Wayne Easter

The veteran MP has represented the P.E.I riding of Malpeque since 1993. Easter previously served as the Solicitor General Canada in Jean Chretien's cabinet, and most recently served as the party's critic for public safety.

Judy Sgro

Liberal MP Judy Sgro

A long-time politician, Sgro first entered politics when she was elected as city councillor in North York in 1987. The incumbent MP for York West previously served as minister of citizenship and immigration under Paul Martin.

John McCallum

John McCallum

McCallum currently serves as the party's immigration critic, but spent a good chunk of his career as an economist and university professor. The MP for the Toronto-area riding of Markham-Thornhill, has held a variety of cabinet positions: including, minister of national revenue and minister of veteran affairs under Paul Martin, and minister of national defence for Jean Chretien. McCallum also worked previously worked as the chief economist for the Royal Bank of Canada. He could be a potential candidate to serve as minister of finance.

Carolyn Bennett

Liberal Critic for Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Carolyn Bennett, speaks about water and wastewater systems on reserves during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday July 19, 2011. (Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Bennett is a Liberal MP in the Toronto riding of St. Paul's. She is a former family physician and professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Bennett served as party's critic for Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.

Emmanuel Dubourg

Liberal candidate Emmanuel Dubourg wins Bourassa

Dubourg is a chartered accountant and teacher who is running as a candidate in the Montreal riding of Bourassa. Most recently, he served as the Liberal Party's national revenue critic.

Ralph Goodale

Ralph Goodale

Having served as finance minister under Paul Martin, Goodale could be a candidate to reclaim the post should the Liberals win the election. The long-time politician was, most recently, the deputy leader of the party. Goodale has held his seat in Regina-Wascana since 1993.

Marc Garneau

Marc Garneau

Known more for exploits in space than on Earth, the former astronaut represented his downtown Montreal riding of Westmount-Ville Marie and now represents the redrawn riding of Notre-Dame-de-Grace-Westmount. Garneau initially made a bid for Liberal leadership in 2012, but eventually withdrew and threw his support behind Trudeau. Garneau, most recently, served as the party's foreign affairs critic.

David McGuinty

Liberal House leader David McGuinty speaks to the media during a news conference in Ottawa (Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

The incumbent MP for the riding of Ottawa South is the brother of former Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty. McGuinty, an environmental lawyer by trade, stepped down from his post as natural resources critic in 2012 after suggesting some Conservative MPs were "shills" for the oil industry. He most recently held the post of critic for transport, infrastructure and communities.

Dominic LeBlanc

Dominic LeBlanc, a Liberal defence critic, speaks at a press conference in Ottawa, Thursday, March 10, 2011.

LeBlanc was first elected in the 2000 election in the New Brunswick riding of Beausejour and has held the post ever since. The former lawyer, ran for leadership of the party in 2008, but dropped out of the race to endorse Michael Ignatieff. LeBlanc most recently served as the Liberal Party's House Leader.

Scott Brison

Liberal Party finance critic Scott Brison

Brison is another potential candidate to be the party's finance minister. He has served as the Liberals' finance critic since 2010 and has previous experience as minister of public works under Paul Martin. Brison ran for party leadership in 2006, but eventually dropped out and supported Ignatieff. He was originally elected as Progressive Conservative candidate in the Nova Scotia riding of Kings-Hants in 1997, but crossed the floor in 2003.

Joyce Murray

Joyce Murray

Murray was the runner-up to Trudeau in the party's leadership election in 2013, and currently serves as the party's defence critic. She has represented the B.C. riding of Vancouver Quadra since 2008. In addition to her political career, Murray is a businesswoman and environmental advocate.

Chrystia Freeland

Justin Trudeau and Chrystia Freeland

Freeland is a relative newcomer to the Liberal Party, but could also potentially be a candidate to become the party's finance minister. The former journalist announced her resignation from her position at the Thomson Reuters in 2013, to run in a byelection to replace Bob Rae in the riding of Toronto Centre. A year after her win, Freeland was appointed to the post of critic for international trade.