Manitoba Deputy Premier Cliff Cullen says he won’t run again

WINNIPEG – Another member of Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative government has decided not to seek another term.

Deputy Premier Cliff Cullen says he will not run again.

Cullen, the MLA for Spruce Woods in southwestern Manitoba, is also Minister of Economic Development, Investment and Trade.

Premier Heather Stefanson says she regrets her decision but respects it, noting that Cullen has been a dedicated public servant for many years.

Cullen joins several other Tories who have recently resigned or announced they are not seeking re-election, including Scott Fielding, Blaine Pedersen, Ralph Eichler and Eileen Clarke.

The next provincial election is scheduled for October 3.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published on December 29, 2022


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