Longtime MP Bill Casey is leaving his seat in the House of Commons as MP for Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley for a job promoting Nova Scotia in Ottawa. The former Independent MP will begin his new job Friday, and was first elected as a Conservative in 1988 before being tossed out of the party in 2007 because of a conflict over the Atlantic accord. Mr. Casey is also a former car dealer and investment broker who said he could now put those skills to work selling his home province.
Bill Casey resigns as MP
Takes job with the NS government
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