Conservative Senator Janis Johnson has resigned her seat in the Upper Chamber after more than two decades in office. Ms. Johnson (Manitoba) announced her intention to step down earlier this month, and formally relinquished her seat on Tuesday, exactly 26 years afterÂ her appointment to the Senate by then-Progressive Conservative prime minister Brian Mulroney. In an interview with The Hill Times, she singled out defeating Bill C-43 in 1991, which would have re-criminalized abortion, as one of her biggest
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