Inuit politician retires from Manitoba legislature

A respected MLA from Manitoba has announced his retirement after two decades in provincial politics.

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A respected MLA from Manitoba has announced his retirement after two decades in provincial politics.

George Hickes has represented Winnipeg’s Point Douglas neighbourhood since 1990.

He also is the current Speaker of the House.

APTN National News reporter Meagan Fiddler caught up with Hickes at the Manitoba legislature.

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