The Canadian Press

1996-01-13 | Rae-Resignation

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Former Ontario premier Bob Rae called it quits. The 47-year-old Rae said he was stepping down as Ontario NDP leader because it was time to focus on family, and something other than public life. Rae formally resigned February 7th, 14 years to the day he was elected. He joined a law firm the next day.

Date: 1996-01-13
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 30 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I was elected to the house of Commons three times and to the Ontario legislature five times my wife Arlene and I were married and we've been raising our three children throughout this time I've decided quite simply that I now owe it to them as well as to myself to spend more time as a private citizen as a husband and as a father my intention Mr practice law >>

Clip ID: 19960113CNCP01