Manitoba MP leaves politics for his family
Last updated 3/31/2015 at 8:06pm
WINNIPEG, MB-Métis MP Rod Bruinooge, 41, is leaving federal politics. He announced on January 7, 2015 that he won't seek re-election at the end of his current term.
"It's hard not to be around for things," the Conservative Member of Parliament told the Winnipeg Free Press. "When I was first elected I didn't even have kids." He has an eight-year-old daughter and a six-year-old son.
After the death of his father-in-law over the holidays, Bruinooge decided he wanted to spend more time with his kids.
The MP has served the riding of Winnipeg South since 2006. What will he do nex...