Conservatives counting on new faces in Quebec, with few obvious ridings to target in 2019
By Peter MazereeuwJul. 16, 2018
The Conservatives gained seven seats in the province in 2015, but were not competitive in most Quebec ridings.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, pictured May 27, 2017, in Toronto shortly after winning the party's leadership. The Hill Times file photograph
The federal Conservatives are counting on well-liked local candidates and a message of “openness” from leader Andrew Scheer to convince Quebecers to give them more seats in 2019, say political players.
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