Conservative leader Erin O’Toole has called on MP Alain Race to take over as political lieutenant in Quebec. Mr. who continued in that position for three years under the leadership of former Conservative leader Andrew Scheer. Reyes joined Erin O’Toole’s close defense, but the Conservative Party hopes to redouble its efforts to win more seats in Quebec in the next federal election.
Mr. Reyes is returning to his first love by becoming a political lieutenant again, a position given in 2020 to Chikoutimi-Le Fjord, Richard Martel, a Conservative MP. Mr. Martel was the only representative elected from Quebec. In the Erin O’Toole leadership race he won over Peter Mackay last year.
Mr. who was neutral during the race because he was a political lieutenant in Quebec. Reyes made his mark during the 2019 federal election by recruiting well-established star candidates in their neighborhoods – mayors, managers, business people, athletes, among others. Former Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, however, blasted the Conservative campaign in Quebec hot and cold on social issues such as abortion, especially during the leaders’ debate on TVA.
He is also the Conservative Party’s spokesman on official languages. Reyes’ appointment is part of a series of changes announced by Chief Erin O’Toole in his shadow cabinet on Tuesday morning.
Among the delegates from Quebec, Gerard Deltell retained his duties as Leader of the Opposition in the House of Commons, while Deputy Luke Berthold became Health Representative.
Richard Martell, for his part, has become a critical conservative for the Quebec regions and for Canada’s Economic Development Agency in sports.
His colleague Pierre Paul-Huss, for his part, has been promoted to Conservative Critic for Public Services and Supply.
The new MNA for Bellechasse-Les Etchemins-Lévis, Dominic Vian, provided the role of sub-critic for women, gender equality and youth.
At the press conference, Mr. O’Toole said Mr. for the post of political lieutenant. His decision to hire Reyes was not to reject the work of Richard Martell.
“I really appreciate the work of Richard Martell, a friend and important voice in our Caucasus. We have the right role as a well-known hockey coach in Quebec. But I also really appreciate the work and talent of Alain Race, the former mayor, a strong voice and organizer in our Caucasus. Before the next election, we need to attract Quebecs to the field. We received strong command in our 10 rides. But it should win more seats in the coming elections. I have a lot of confidence in our Quebec team. We have a lot of experience in the field, ”said Mr. O’Toole.
In his shadow cabinet, Mr. O’Toole also decided to reassign the post of financial critic to Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre, who also spoke. Manitoba MP Candice Bergen continued as deputy leader.
British Columbia MP Dan Alba also remains a critic of climate and climate change, while his BC colleague Kerry-Lynne Findley has been appointed defense critic.
Ontario MP Michael Chong has been a foreign affairs critic and is stabbing new Foreign Minister Melanie Jolie.
The parliamentary session is scheduled to resume on November 22. O’Toole unveiled the decoration of his shadow cabinet. The Trudeau government begins the process with a speech from the throne. The House of Commons is due to sit down four weeks before it is postponed to December 17 for a holiday break.