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08/16/2017
Bill Boyd to Retire From Politics

Hot on on the heels of Premier Brad Wall's announcement last week to retire from politics, Kindersley MLA, Bill Boyd is following suit. In a press release issued on Tuesday, Boyd indicates he's stepping down as of September 1.

When Premier Wall announced his retirement, he talked about renewal within the Saskatchewan Party, Boyd said. I have been the MLA for Kindersley for a long time, so my retirement and a new MLA can be part of that renewal. I want to thank the people of Kindersley constituency for the trust they placed in me over the past 26 years by electing me six times. It has been a tremendous honour for me to serve as MLA for this great part of our province.

Boyd was first elected in 1991 as a Progressive Conservative (PC) MLA. He became PC Leader in 1994 and led that party through the 1995 election. In 1997, Boyd was a driving force behind the formation of the Saskatchewan Party, leaving the PCs and giving up his leadership of that party to become a member of the new party.

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