Local Conservative women candidates met with MP Candice Bergen for a strategy breakfast on July 10 in Vancouver hosted by Wai Young, candidate for Vancouver South. Global News reports Tory candidates are named in 316 ridings — far more than NDP, Liberal parties.
Of these 316 Conservative candidates, 98 are women.
The Honourable Candice Bergen has represented the Manitoba riding of Portage - Lisgar since 2008. She is currently House Leader of the Official Opposition. She shared an inspirational story of her pathway to becoming a Politician. Ms. Bergen was previously Minister of State for Social Development in the Harper Conservative government among other roles. She stated that critical issues in Canada impact our day-to-day lives, our families and our country that we cannot avoid. Utter mismanagement of these by the current Liberal government must be stopped.
Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Wai Young, Candice Bergen, Nelly Shin, Heather Leung