Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Scott Aitchison has officially announced his candidacy for the leadership of the federal Conservative Party of Canada.
Aitchison announced earlier today via social media that he’s running for the leadership.
A post went up on Twitter at roughly 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday with the caption, “Let’s be bold. Let’s be ambitious and filled with hope. Our best days are still ahead – let’s work together to get the job done.”
The post also links to a website promoting Aitchison’s candidacy as well as a promotional video.
Aitchison joins fellow leadership candidates Pierre Poilievre, Leslyn Lewis, Roman Baber, Jean Charest, Patrick Brown and Joseph Bourgault.
Aitchison is the former Mayor of Huntsville and was elected as an MP in 2019. While in the federal office he has served as the Conservative’s labour critic.
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