Unprecedented virtual campaigning for Conservative leadership will mean end of candidacy for some
'The party is faced with a situation where they can decide to be flexible, or they can be inflexible,' says then-leadership candidate Rick Peterson, who had asked the party to extend the candidates' March 25 deadline to April 17 because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Outgoing Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, pictured in this file photograph on the Hill. Wednesday, March 25, is the deadline for all Conservative Party leadership candidates to get 3,000 signatures and to raise $300,000 to officially become candidates to succeed Mr. Scheer. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade