MLA Clarence Pettersen made his final remarks of the session to the legislative assembley on Tuesday. Pettersen has made headlines right across the province about the understanding that fellow New Democrats Theresa Oswald and Steve Ashton had to oust Premier Greg Selinger last year.
Pettersen who supported Oswald- believe's that Ashton broke that understanding that lead to Selinger staying in power. Pettersen also talked about the overtake in this constituency that lead to Tom Lidsay winning this riding.
Pettersen announced today he will run in the upcoming Provincial election as an independant.
" I am announcing today that I am running as an independant, I am very proud of that and I know it is going to be tough but my mojo is back and I am ready to go. I love this community and constituency and I have given everything for it and I feel I have more to give. The next 4 years are going to be really big years."
The Manitoba Provincial election takes place April the 19th.