Canadian foreign minister quits, says time for a change

February 3, 2015 4:04 PM

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Canadian foreign minister quits, says time for a change

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird announced his immediate resignation on Tuesday, a move that leaves the Conservative government short of a senior figure in the runup to an election set for this October.

Baird, 45, said that after 20 years working in politics it was time to start the next chapter in his life. He has served as foreign minister since May 2011 and has been a member of the Conservative government from the day it took power in early 2006.

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