Rona Ambrose, Peter MacKay, Erin O'Toole cited as possible contenders to replace Andrew Scheer as Conservative Leader - 2019-12-12

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F94.png Rona Ambrose, Peter MacKay, Erin O'Toole cited as possible contenders to replace Andrew Scheer as Conservative Leader December 12, 2019, Tonda MacCharles, Toronto Star

OTTAWA—Andrew Scheer's announcement that he intends to step down as leader of the Conservatives sets in motion a critical leadership contest.

Here's a look at some names being discussed as contenders:

Peter MacKay: Former leader of the Progressive Conservative party, MacKay co-founded the modern united party when he led with Stephen Harper a move to merge the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservatives, to form the Conservative Party of Canada. It put the conservative movement on the path back to power.

Wikipedia cite:
{{cite news | first = Tonda | last = MacCharles | author2 = Bruce Campion-Smith | title = Rona Ambrose, Peter MacKay, Erin O'Toole cited as possible contenders to replace Andrew Scheer as Conservative Leader | url = https://www.thestar.com/politics/federal/2019/12/12/rona-ambrose-peter-mackay-erin-otoole-cited-as-possible-contenders-to-replace-andrew-scheer-as-conservative-leader.html | work = Toronto Star | date = December 12, 2019 | accessdate = December 13, 2019 }}