Ottawa, ON – Member of Parliament for Battle River—Crowfoot, Damien C. Kurek, issued the following statement on the election of the Hon. Pierre Poilievre as the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada:
“It is a pleasure to congratulate the Hon. Pierre Poilievre on being elected leader of Canada’s Conservatives and becoming the Leader of the Official Opposition.
Over the course of the last 8 months, Pierre connected with Canadians, who responded in an unprecedented way. Folks shared their struggles, fears, and hope… and now a change is needed in Canada.
Led by Pierre, our Conservative team is ready to get to work and continue to hold the Trudeau Liberals to account in Parliament while showing all Canadians that Canada’s Conservatives can be trusted to get our nation back on track.
It takes great courage to put your name on the ballot. I commend Scott Aitchison, Roman Baber, Jean Charest, and Leslyn Lewis for their service to our nation and their participation in the democratic process.
I would also like to thank the Hon. Candice Bergen for her leadership and poise while serving as our interim leader. Her contributions to Canada and the conservative movement are immeasurable and will always be appreciated.”
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