‘For the sake of party unity’ Harper should not have publicly endorsed Poilievre, says former cabinet minister LeBreton
Stephen Harper’s former foreign affairs minister and Quebec lieutenant Lawrence Cannon claims the former prime minister took the unprecedented step of publicly endorsing Pierre Poilievre because the Ottawa area MP doesn't have the required support to win the leadership contest.
Harper endorses Poilievre: Former prime minister Stephen Harper, pictured on July 25, 2022, in these screen grabs from his public endorsement of Pierre Poilievre to lead the Conservative party. He posted his endorsement on Facebook and Twitter. Screen capture images courtesy of Stephen Harper's Facebook