Au revoir, Stockwell Day

The former leader of the Canadian Alliance won't seek reelection

The current President of the Treasury Board and the former leader of the Canadian Alliance won’t seek reelection.

After 14 years in provincial government in Alberta and almost 11 in federal politics, Day said it was “time to move on.” “Though there would be exciting and satisfying days ahead in public office, after prayerful consideration, Valorie and I feel at peace with our decision,” Day said in a statement, referring to his wife.

Our John Geddes chronicled Stockwell Day’s rise extensively, including pieces here, here and here.

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