Tory Sen. Dagenais quits caucus over Scheer's socially conservative views
OTTAWA — Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais is leaving his party's caucus over concerns about leader Andrew Scheer's socially conservative views. Dagenais says he'll remain a member of the party, but he's going to sit with the newly-formed Canadian Senators Group in the upper chamber. Dagenais says Scheer's views on abortion and same-sex marriage led to a "mass exodus" of support in the province of Quebec and that he thinks there's noDagenais says he'll remain a member of the party, but he's going to sit with the newly-formed Canadian Senators Group in the upper chamber.
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The Deputy Leader of the Conservative Party is sometimes an official title of a senior Conservative politician of the United Kingdom. Some are given this title officially by the party , such as Peter Lilley, while others are given the title as an unofficial description by the media, such as William Hague.
OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is appointing a Toronto-area MP who crossed the floor from the Liberals just over a year ago as his new deputy leader.
The Canadian Press has learned that Leona Alleslevwill be named this morning to replace former deputy leader Lisa Raitt, a longtime MP who lost her own Toronto-area seat in the October election.
Alleslev was first elected as a Liberal in 2015, but crossed the floor to join the Conservatives in September 2018.
Conservative Leader Scheer dismisses two top staff in wake of election loss
Conservative Leader Scheer dismisses two top staff in wake of election lossIn a letter sent out Saturday morning, Scheer announced that Chief of Staff Marc-Andre Leclerc and Communications Director Brock Harrison have been let go effective immediately.
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She said at the time she disagreed with the Liberals' handling of the economy and foreign affairs.
Her appointment as Conservative deputy leader comes as Scheer is trying to refocus his caucus on next week's return of the House of Commons amid widespread dissent in the party over whether he should stay on as leader.
Two campaigns have now been launched seeking to mobilize the grassroots to vote him out at his leadership review in April.
Scheer warns Liberals his Tories are watching as Parliament prepares to return .
OTTAWA — Opposition Conservatives are looking ahead to the return of Parliament Thursday as an opportunity to change the channel after weeks of very public party in-fighting around the future of leader Andrew Scheer. In a public speech to Conservative MPs and senators Wednesday, Scheer covered much of the same ground he's trod on for weeks following the October election: that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is responsible for dividing the country, weakening Canada's reputation on the world stage and setting up dangerous conditions in the event of an economic downturn.