Sylvan Lake-Innisfail MLA steps away from politics

MacIntyre retired from politics on Friday

Sylvan Lake-Innisfail MLA Don MacIntytre announced his resignation from politics on Twitter.

His news follows a press release from the United Conservative Party that MacIntyre has left the caucus.

MacIntytre said he is retiring from politics to “focus on our family.”

United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney only said the MLA was leaving the caucus.

“At approximately noon today Don MacIntyre resigned from the United Conservative Caucus,” Kenney said in a statement.

The politicial party is prohibited from further comment at this time due to a court order, according to a post on Twitter.

“Upon the advice of legal council, a court order prohibits us from commenting further at this time,” the UPC’s Twitter account says.

No other details were released.

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