Livingstone-Macleod MLA Pat Stier won't be seeking re-election in the 2019 Provincial Election.

He says at 64 he's looking to retire.

In a statement UCP Leader, Jason Kenney thanked Stier for his service.

"Pat Stier embodies the many aspects that make our province great: he’s a rancher and a farmer, he worked in oil & gas, and he’s devoted decades of his life to serving his community at both the municipal and provincial level. He’s a principled conservative who stood by his party during difficult times."

Stier was one of just a handful of Wildrose MLA's who stuck with the party during the mass defection to the PC's in December of 2014.

dave schneider april 28 2017 002Little Bow MLA Dave Schneider is also calling it quits as he won't run in 2019.

Three other UCP MLA's, Wayne Drysdale from Grande Prairie-Wapiti, Scott Cyr, from Bonnyville-Cold Lake and another local MLA in Little Bow's Dave Schneider.

Kenney says Schneider brought a lot to the table.

"In the time I've known David Schneider, I was pleased to work with someone with a significant background in public service at the municipal level. David represented his constituents well in our caucus, and his keen knowledge of Alberta’s forestry industry and agriculture was a tremendous asset to our team."


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