Brison to sit out 2019 election, resign from cabinet, shuffle expected Monday
By The Hill Times staff Jan. 10, 2019
Since last fall, Scott Brison has faced questions over whether he lobbied on behalf of Irving Shipbuilding, one of the country’s largest shipbuilders, to the disadvantage of rival shipbuilder, Davie Shipyard.
Treasury Board President Scott Brison has announced on Thursday morning that he will resign from cabinet and will not be seeking re-election, citing family reasons. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
Treasury Board President and popular, longtime Nova Scotia MP Scott Brison says he won’t run for a seat in the upcoming federal election.
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Canada has been without an ambassador in China for five months, during a time when relations with China have deteriorated. Now there’s reports Chinese Ambassador Lu Shaye is set to depart for a new post.