Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement on the resignation of former Prime Minister Stephen Harper from Parliament.
“Mr. Harper has always been a proud Canadian, a proud Albertan and a dedicated family man. He served our country for many years as prime minister and as the member of Parliament for Calgary Heritage.
“His statement of apology to former students of Indian residential schools in 2008 was an important step on the road to healing and reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous peoples – a road we continue to travel today.
“On behalf of the Alberta government and the people of our province, I would like to thank Mr. Harper for his years of public service, and wish him and his family well.”