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CanadaTwo Saskatchewan legislature members resign to run in federal election

01:01  12 september  2019
01:01  12 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

Brian Gallant to resign legislature seat by Oct. 7

Brian Gallant to resign legislature seat by Oct. 7 Gallant resigned as the leader of the New Brunswick Liberal party after his government failed to form a minority government in the weeks following the Sept. 24, 2018 provincial election. The man who replaced Gallant leader, Kevin Vickers, thanked the former premier for his service to the province. "I join with his former colleagues and friends in offering my best wishes as he undertakes the next exciting chapter of his life," said Vickers in a statement. The new Liberal leader did not rule out a run for Gallant's soon-to-be-vacant seat. "The decision on the timing of a by-election is of course the Premier’s decision.

The 26th Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan was elected in the 2007 Saskatchewan election , and was sworn in on November 21, 2007. It sat until May 19, 2011.

The 2nd Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan was elected in the Saskatchewan general election held in August 1908. The assembly sat from December 10, 1908, to June 15, 1912.

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REGINA — Two members of the legislature in Saskatchewan have resigned so that they can run for the Conservative party in the federal election.

Warren Steinley and Corey Tochor have represented the constituencies of Regina Walsh Acres and Saskatoon Eastview, respectively, since 2011.

They served in a number of roles in the Saskatchewan Party government, including on various committees, and Tochor was Speaker from 2016 to 2018.

In March, Tochor was chosen as the Conservative candidate in the riding of Saskatoon University.

Steinley is seeking election in the Regina-Lewvan riding.

The federal campaign for the Oct. 21 vote has officially begun.

The Canadian Press

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