Scheer Unveils Leadership Team, Appoints Leona Alleslev As Deputy Leader

The besieged Conservative Leader is facing mounting pressure.

Andrew Scheer has announced his new leadership team, as he faces mounting internal criticism and fights to hold onto his job.

Scheer has appointed Leona Alleslev – a former Liberal MP who crossed the floor to the Conservatives in the last Parliament – as Deputy Leader.

Scheer also said he is staying on:

Here’s the rest of the leadership team:

Opposition House Leader: Candice Bergen – Manitoba

Chief Opposition Whip: Mark Strahl – B.C.

Opposition Deputy House Leader: John Nater – Ontario

Deputy Opposition Whip: John Brassard – Ontario

Caucus-Party Liaison: Diane Finley – Ontario

Conservative National Caucus Chair: Tom Kmiec – Alberta

Caucus-Opposition Leader’s Office Coordinator: Chris Warkentin – Alberta

Quebec Lieutenant: Alain Reyes – Quebec

You can watch Scheer’s full announcement below:

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