Climate policies could prove key ‘wedge’ in Conservative leadership race, say strategists
'Clearly, Poilievre sees this as a key wedge issue to illustrate the differentiation between himself and Charest,' says former Conservative staffer Garry Keller of the leadership contenders.
Brampton, Ont., Mayor Patrick Brown, left, former Quebec premier Jean Charest, and Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre are considered by Summa Strategies' Daniel Perry to be the top three serious contenders in the Conservative leadership race. The party will elect a new leader on Sept. 10. The Hill Times file photograph, photograph by Sam Garcia, photograph courtesy of Patrick Brown's office