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Goodbye, Christy Clark: Roundup of coverage of ex-Premier’s decision to leave politics

Former British Columbia Premier Christy Clark, having been ousted as the leader of Canada’s third largest province, has decided not to stick around and try to lead her party back into the majority. She’s announced her resignation as a BC Liberals leader and as of a Member of the B.C. Legislative Assembly, effective August 4th.

Here’s a roundup of coverage about her departure from Canadian mass media.

Clark’s successor as Premier is John Horgan of the New Democratic Party, the more progressive of British Columbia’s two major political parties.