Alberta Conservative premier resigns as party leader, quits his seat
TORONTO (Reuters) - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice, who led his Conservative party to a stunning election defeat on Tuesday, said he will resign as party leader with immediate effect and also quit his seat.
The left-leaning New Democrats won election in the Canadian province, ending the 44-year run by the Progressive Conservatives amid promises to review oversight of the oil and gas sector in the home of Canada's oil sands.
(Reporting by Amran Abocar; Editing by Ken Wills)
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