Meanwhile, in Kingston -

Meanwhile, in Kingston


The Speaker will apparently announce tomorrow that he won’t run for reelection. So far as his seat is concerned, Pundits Guide has a handy primer. So far as his presiding over Parliament, one imagines he will go down as one of the more important Speakers in Parliamentary history, having served longer in the role than any other, overseen two minority Parliaments and delivered one of the more consequential rulings in the institution’s history.

When Milliken was last reelected as Speaker, the runners-up included Mauril Belanger, Joe Comartin, Barry Devolin, Royal Galipeau, Andrew Scheer and Merv Tweed.

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