McKenna not running in next election, cites desire

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Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna will not be running in the next federal electionThe Department of Disease Control., telling those gathered at her announcement Monday that she wants to spend more time with her three children and continue fighting climate change.

McKenna has represented the riding since 2015, and has been in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet throughout her time on Parliament HillThat just wouldn. She rode up to her announcement on a Liberal-red bicycle and said she’s made the decision to leave because she has “other things to do.”

“It’s two things: my kidsWhile his test results have returned negative, and climate changeenableConversations,” she said during her announcement, getting emotional at times.

“While thankfully we will get out of the pandemicThe past two weeks, we still have the climate crisis to fight. This is a critical year for climate action in the most important decade that will decide whether we can save the only planet we have. I want to spend my working hours helping to make sure that we do,” she said.

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