Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer seemingly dismissed the calls for his resignation, chalking them up to the 'Conservative tradition' of intraparty division following an election loss, while promising to make changes.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer announced on Thursday that floor-crossing MP Leona Alleslev, an ex-Liberal, will serve as his new deputy leader. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
PARLIAMENT HILL— Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he will continue to make the case for leading the party into the next election, despite unrelenting calls for his resignation.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'