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Hospitalized Nova Scotia MLA has foot surgically removed, full recovery expected

SYDNEY, N.S. - A longtime member of the Nova Scotia legislature who was hospitalized last weekend with a serious infection has undergone surgery to remove his left foot.

The Progressive Conservative party says Alfie MacLeod, who represents the riding of Sydney River-Mira-Louisbourg, is expected to make a full recovery.

MacLeod is recovering at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney after being admitted for treatment on Saturday.

In a statement, the 58-year-old politician thanks his constituents and says he is looking forward to getting back on the job.

MacLeod was first elected in 1995 and served as Speaker of the legislature from 2007 until 2009.

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