MP BEV SHIPLEY NOT RUNNING IN NEXT FEDERAL ELECTION 7/10/2018 9:07:30 AM
Over the weekend Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MP Bev Shipley chatted with supporters and non-supporters, but he also made a big announcement.
Shipley announced he would not be running in the next federal election.
Shipley says it's been the greatest honour representing the people of Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, and he is truly grateful for their support over the past years that he has been the MP.
Shipley was first elected in January 2006 and served his constituents through the 39th, 40th, 41st, and the current 42nd Parliament.
Over his tenure he also headed up many committees like the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-food from October 2013 until dissolution of Parliament in 2015.
The next federal election will be October of 2019.