Peter MacKay says he will not run in the next election
"After much reflection and discussions with my family, I have made the difficult decision not to run in the next federal election," MacKay's statement reads.
For those of us who list free speech as an important issue or even our most important, it is good to see these candidates address the topic head on and with real policies.
The former deputy leader of the Conservative Party Leona Alleslev has quit her position in the shadow cabinet to support MacKay in the leadership contest.
While Erin O’Toole leads Q2 donations, and total unique donors and Mackay leads in terms of the total money raised, Lewis has taken the clear lead in terms of the most important numbers, highest unique donors in Q2, as well as highest number of donations made.
The O'Toole campaign has accused senior MacKay staffers of persuading junior O'Toole supporters to provide crucial login information to their campaign.