Former Leader of the Opposition To Visit Kootenay-Columbia

January 22, 2019

The 2019 Annual General Meeting for the Kootenay-Columbia Conservative Association will take place April 27th in Cranbrook. Special guest announced...

Details around the 2019 AGM will be released in the weeks ahead. 

Kootenay-Columbia has the attention of the nation and is quickly becoming a must visit location for high-profile political figures, both present and past. Kootenay-Columbia Conservative Candidate, Rob Morrison, is excited to announce that the special guest for the 2019 AGM will be, former Leader of the Opposition, Deborah Grey.

Background: Deborah Grey served as Reform's deputy leader and caucus chairwoman until March 2000, when the Reform Party was folded into the Canadian Alliance. When Manning stepped down as Leader of the Opposition to contest the Alliance leadership race, Grey was appointed interim leader of the Alliance, and hence Leader of the Opposition. She was the first female Leader of the Opposition in Canadian history. Grey served as the Western chairwoman of the Conservative campaign in the 2006 election, in which Harper became Prime Minister of Canada.