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