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Quebec Opposition House Leader Bernard Drainville speaks at the Quebec City Legislature on Nov. 24, 2015.

Jacques Boissinot/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Parti Quebecois house leader Bernard Drainville will announce his political resignation Tuesday.

A source tells The Canadian Press the former Radio-Canada journalist will host a radio show for Quebec City station FM93.

Drainville, 53, has been a member of the legislature since 2007 and is best known for introducing the former PQ government's doomed secular values charter.

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He recently said he wouldn't be joining the race to replace Pierre Karl Peladeau as the party's permanent leader.

Peladeau resigned abruptly in May, citing family reasons.

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