Alberta jobs minister resigns position, will quit as MLA

Alberta Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Doug Schweitzer makes a statement at a news conference about the federal carbon tax in Calgary, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. After eight years in politics, Schweitzer resigned as Alberta's labour minister and will quit as MLA sometime this month. Alberta Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Doug Schweitzer makes a statement at a news conference about the federal carbon tax in Calgary, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. After eight years in politics, Schweitzer resigned as Alberta's labour minister and will quit as MLA sometime this month.

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