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Long-time Conservative MP Finley resigns

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 11 May, 2021 02:26 PM
  • Long-time Conservative MP Finley resigns

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.

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.

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