Andrew Scheer recognized winning April leadership review vote would take ‘a longer, more gruelling campaign than the one we just ran for the general election,’ says Conservative Whip Mark Strahl.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, pictured Dec. 4, 2019. Mr. Scheer announced on Dec. 12, after meeting with his caucus, that he is resigning after beating back calls to step down for failing to win the election. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
After facing relentless calls to step down since the party failed to win the election, Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Thursday announced he is resigning.
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Liberal MP Omar Alghabra is the ‘first parliamentary secretary to be tasked to exercise leadership in this area,’ according to the Prime Minister's Office, but unions say they haven’t heard from him yet.