‘Like a surprise military operation’: Potential Tory leadership bids being prepped with big names on the radar
‘It's a race to get the best people to work on the campaign,’ says a Conservative source, while caucus members hedge support until the full field of candidates is revealed.
Former foreign affairs minister Peter MacKay, pictured with his wife Nazanin Afshin Jam, is emerging as one of the leading candidates for the June 27 Conservative leadership convention. He has not officially launched his campaign, but his supporters say he will almost certainly run for the party's top job. The Hill Times file photograph