Premier Hamm Reacts to MacLellan's Resignation
January 26, 2000 3:30 PM
Premier John Hamm today paid tribute to Russell MacLellan on the
occasion of his announced intention to resign as Leader of the
Nova Scotia Liberal Party.
"For over 20 years, Russell MacLellan has worked tirelessly on
behalf of his constituents in the House of Commons, and on behalf
of all Nova Scotians at Province House," said Premier Hamm.
"Mr. MacLellan has always put the interests of Nova Scotians
first," added the premier. "His public service will not be
forgotten by Nova Scotians, particularly with respect to the
sensitive and caring manner in which he represented our province
as premier during the difficult days following the Swissair
"I wish Mr. MacLellan, his wife Clare, and their two children,
Sarah and Matthew, all the best in the future," concluded Premier
Hamm. "I look forward to his continued contribution to public
life in Nova Scotia."
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Premier John Hamm paid tribute today to Russell MacLellan
who has announced his resignation as Leader of the Nova Scotia
Premier Hamm commented on MacLellan's twenty years of
public service in the House of Commons and Province House, adding
that MacLellan always put the interests of Nova Scotians first.
The premier wished MacLellan all the best for the future
and says he looks forward to his continued contribution to public
life in Nova Scotia.
Contact: Rob Batherson
kjd January 26, 2000 3:30 p.m.