Longtime Conservative MP Diane Finley has resigned her seat in the House of Commons.
Finley announced last summer that she would not seek re-election.
She told the Commons today that she is resigning, effective immediately.
Conservative leader Erin O Toole extended his good wishes for Finley's future endeavors via a Twitter post.
On behalf of Canada’s Conservatives, Rebecca and I wish Diane all of the best as she embarks on her next chapter. pic.twitter.com/ScR1A7B4p7— Erin O'Toole (@erinotoole) May 11, 2021
Finley has represented the Ontario riding of Haldimand-Norfolk since 2004.
She held multiple cabinet posts under former prime minister Stephen Harper.
In Opposition, she was also the liaison between MPs and the national party.