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Canada ‘This is the first step’: Scheer delivers concession speech, praises Tory election performance

09:15  22 october  2019
09:15  22 october  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer took the stage at his Saskatchewan riding Monday night to deliver his concession speech, praising his party for a hard-fought election.

"We ran an excellent campaign from top to bottom, and for that we should all be proud," Scheer said.

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As of 1 a.m. ET, the Tories had 122 seats out of 338 in the House of Commons. They lost to the Liberal party, which is poised to form a minority government.

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The first one is called the Conceptualization Stage. This is when a speaker spontaneously thinks of what he or she is going to say. This is a prepared speech or planned wordage. In addition, the words may have been rehearsed such as when someone practices a presentation or rehearses a lie.

During the speech, Scheer said he has called Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to congratulate him on his victory.

However, Scheer also reacted to the Liberals' loss of a majority government, suggesting it indicates Trudeau's time as prime minister may not last long.

"Mr. Trudeau, when your government falls, Conservatives will be ready and we will win," he said.

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Scheer also boasted that the party is leading the popular vote over the Liberals.

"This is how it starts," he said. "This is the first step."

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Only two Canadian opposition leaders defeated in their first election became prime minister on their second try. Andrew Scheer wants to be the third. "Remember 2004, Stephen Harper's first election," Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer told his audience on election night after the results showed his party with fewer seats than the Liberals."He erased Paul Martin's majority and then went on to lead a Conservative government that lasted for nearly 10 years."Scheer, facing a leadership review by party members in April, has good reason to hope Conservatives remember Harper's experience in 2004.

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