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Former Harper-era minister Michael Fortier ‘looking very seriously’ at run for Conservative leadership

By Abbas Rana and Peter Mazereeuw      

John Reynolds, a former Conservative MP and a fundraiser for one of the groups that pushed Andrew Scheer to resign his leadership of the party, told The Hill Times that Michael Fortier spoke to him recently about running for the Conservative Party leadership. 

Michael Fortier, pictured in 2010, a former trade minister and public works minister in Stephen Harper’s cabinet, and vice-chairman of RBC Capital Markets, has been reaching out to key players in the Conservative Party to explore the possibility of running for the top job.  The Hill Times file photograph

Michael Fortier, a former trade minister in Stephen Harper’s cabinet, and vice-chairman of RBC Capital Markets, has been reaching out to key players in the Conservative Party to explore the possibility of running for the top job. 

Abbas Rana

Abbas Rana is the assistant deputy editor of The Hill Times.
- arana@hilltimes.com


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